The Ways Nature Helps Us Thrive

Justine Pattantyus
Dec 17, 2016 · 7 min read
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Author’s own photograph of Rocky Mountain National Park, taken from Fall River Pass

Ground yourself and release stress

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A perfect location for barefoot enjoyment. South Mesa Trailhead, Boulder, CO.

Come to a state of present awareness

Reflection of abundance

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Author’s own photo of milkweed pod gone to seed at High Ledges Audubon Sanctuary, Shelburne, Massachusetts

Modeling Balance and Flow

Rejuvenation

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Author’s own photograph of Crater Lake, Oregon

Helps us connect to nature — our own nature

Thrive Global

More than living. Thriving.

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