Embracing the power of wild places to improve wellbeing
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Wild and Well: the call of the wild
Published: 28 Nov 2022
Emily and Josh, of The Living Project, recently undertook John Muir Award training and wanted to share some of their experiences of the wild and adventure with young people, and how it can inspire and heal them.
Awakening to Wild Places
Published: 23 Nov 2022
Dr Hilary Garraway, consultant clinical psychologist, explores how nature offers an alternative setting from the traditional therapy room and walking therapy can encourage a more active and creative process in talking through difficulties.
Visiting woodlands could help save £185m
Published: 15 Feb 2022
A new report funded by Forestry Commission, Scottish Forestry and the Welsh Government finds that visits to the UK’s woodlands not only boosts mental health but is estimated to to save £185 million in treatment costs every year.
Wild and Well: Haven
Published: 5 Jan 2022
Mark Piasecki's short film about his experience of mental health issues and the healing nature of the Scottish Highlands.
Wild and Well: Nature and Mental Wellbeing
Published: 8 Nov 2021
Prof Tine Van Bortel explores the importance of a post-pandemic inclusive green wellbeing recovery
Wild and Well: Forget staycations, plan a 'stayventure'
Published: 22 Oct 2021
With a new-found urgency to explore Scotland after spending a decade in Hong Kong, Mark Agnew and Paul Loudon had a ‘stayventure’ kayaking around Mull this summer.
Wild and Well: Muigh san Aonach/ Out in the Mountains
Published: 15 Oct 2021
Photographic and sound artist, Judith Parrott, explores the relevance of belonging for personal and environmental wellbeing in traditional Gaelic culture
Wild and Well: The human right to a healthy environment in Scotland
Published: 24 Sep 2021
Emilia Hanna, Advocacy Officer for the Environmental Rights Centre for Scotland articulates why we all deserve to live in a healthy environment in Scotland.
Finding your wild
Published: 24 Aug 2021
Alison Goodwin explains why adventures are good for your soul
Wild and Well: Eco-anxiety and what you can do about it
Published: 18 Aug 2021
The Trust's Carbon Officer, Nikki Gordon, explores the idea of eco-anxiety and suggests wild and well ways to cope.
Wildlife and Countryside Link: People and the Natural Environment
Published: 9 Jul 2021
Dom Higgins, Head of Health and Education at The Wildlife Trusts and co-chair of Link's Nature and Wellbeing Strategy Group, explains the critical partnership between nature and people.