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Fri, Aug 23

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Virtual Event

Nature's Edge: Harnessing Therapeutic Risky Play for Mental Health and Resilience

At this Lunch & Learn for mental health professionals, ignite your connection with nature and inner peace through the ancient art of fire building and meditation, while also pushing your boundaries with elevated risks and learning vital risk management strategies in nature.

Nature's Edge: Harnessing Therapeutic Risky Play for Mental Health and Resilience
Nature's Edge: Harnessing Therapeutic Risky Play for Mental Health and Resilience

Time & Location

Aug 23, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT

Virtual Event

About the Event

Join Dr. Monica Shire in this online Lunch & Learn designed to connect you deeply with nature while fostering personal growth and resilience. This course combines practical and meditative elements to offer a holistic experience in the great outdoors:

  • Building Fire and Fire Meditation: Discover the ancient art of building fire and explore how fire meditation can deepen one's connection to nature and inner self. Learn practical techniques for safely creating and tending fires in outdoor environments while harnessing the therapeutic benefits of fire meditation.
  • Elevation Risks: Journey into the realm of elevated risks as we explore activities such as creating bridges, elevated walkways, slacklines, and tree climbing. Gain insights into the psychological and physical benefits of pushing personal boundaries in a controlled outdoor setting, fostering confidence, and expanding comfort zones.
  • Risk Management: Delve into effective risk management strategies when engaging in nature-based activities, including encounters with bees, ticks, spiders, and snakes. Learn how to mitigate potential risks while maintaining a sense of adventure and exploration in natural environments.
  • Mental Health Benefits of Risk-Taking in Play: Explore the profound impact of calculated risk-taking on mental health and well-being. Learn how engaging in risky play in nature can lead to increased self-esteem, improved emotional regulation, enhanced problem-solving skills, and greater resilience in the face of life's challenges.

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    $25.00

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