• Fractal Pattern Leaf, One More Lovely Fractal Pattern Leaf For You, Daily Stress ReLeaf, Karen Hugg, https://karenhugg.com/2021/02/28/fractal-pattern-leaf/(opens in a new tab), #dailystressreleaf, #plants, #relaxation, #mentalhealth, #destressing, #stress, #fractalpattern

    #15 One More Lovely Fractal Pattern Leaf For You

    Yesterday, in writing about why playing with plants makes us happy, I came across this lovely fractal pattern leaf. So for today’s Daily Stress ReLeaf, I thought I’d do a short post and share it. You may have learned from a previous post about why gazing at these fractal images…

  • 5 Happy Reasons to Play With Plants, Daily Stress Releaf, Karen Hugg, https://karenhugg.com/2021/02/27/play-with-plants/(opens in a new tab), #plants #dailystressreleaf, #play, #stress, #destressing, #mentalhealth, #relaxation #happiness

    #14 Five Happy Reasons to Play With Plants

    Today I was thinking about why to play with plants. It seems frivolous and like not something that matters whether we do or don’t. But play offers a host of benefits and since plants can relax us, playing with plants can create a special kind of fun happiness. Here are…

  • Bread Art, A Fun Way to Put Plant Art in Food, Daily Stress ReLeaf, Karen Hugg, https://karenhugg.com/2021/02/26/plant-art-in-food/, #plants #food #bread #art #herbs #dailystressreleaf #destressing #stress #relaxation #mentalhealth

    #13 A Fun Way to Put Plant Art in Food

    Today I wanted to share the lovely bread art I came across online. It shows a fun way to put plant art in food and play for the sake of play. It also offers a new idea for getting some stress releaf. With chives, basil, peppers, onions, olives, and all…

  • The Nature Principle Book, The Profound Questions in the Nature Principle, Daily Stress ReLeaf, Karen Hugg, https://karenhugg.com/2021/02/24/nature-principle/(opens in a new tab), #thenatureprinciple #plants #mentalhealth #books #RichardLouv #destressing

    #11 The Profound Questions in the Nature Principle

    In his book, The Nature Principle, journalist Richard Louv brilliantly explores the restorative powers of the natural world. It’s a great compendium of the physical and psychological benefits of being in nature. In addition to compelling research, Louv uses interesting anecdotal evidence and his own personal experiences to lay out…

  • A Poem Digs Deep Into Plant Love, Daily Stress ReLeaf, Karen Hugg, https://karenhugg.com/2021/02/23/poem-plant-love, #plants #poems #WSMerwin #palmtrees #poetry #naturalworld #destressing #stress #relaxation #mentalhealth #dailystressreleaf

    #10 A Poem Digs Deep Into Plant Love

    W.S. Merwin is one of my favorite poets because he’s intensely connected to the natural world. He digs deep into plant love through his words. Not only did he believe in the importance of preserving the environment, he lived for years in Hawaii, gradually restoring a palm forest on Maui.…

  • Broken Walnut, Changing Your Life From Broken to Broken Open, Daily Stress Releaf, Karen Hugg, https://karenhugg.com/2021/02/22/broken-to-broken-open, #dailystressreleaf #plants #stress #destressing #mentalhealth #inspiration #changingyourlife #transformingyourself #happiness #DavidBrooks #TedTalk

    #9 Changing Your Life From Broken to Broken Open

    For today’s Daily Stress Releaf, I want to talk about a profound thought I recently heard. The other day I watched David Brooks give a great Ted Talk. First, I have to say, I’m aware of his work with a social media platform where he might have had a conflict…

  • #8 Just One Houseplant Can Heal You

    Social media is jammed with dreamy images of perfect people with perfect houseplant collections, but the truth is just one houseplant can heal you from the stresses of the day. There are a lot of myths in those images anyway, some of which I’ll write about in a future post.…

  • Street With Trees, A Ridiculously Easy Way to Relax With Trees, Daily Stress ReLeaf, Karen Hugg, https://karenhugg.com/2021/02/18/relax-with-trees, #relaxation #stress #trees #fractalpatterns #mentalhealth #plants #nature #city #destressing #walking

    #6 A Ridiculously Easy Way to Relax With Trees

    So yesterday I talked about looking at plant photos as a way to relax. Today, I’m going to offer an easy way to relax with trees. First, we need to refer back to the benefits of looking at fractal patterns, which I explored the other day. These are the patterns…