In the Late Fall issue of the Colchester Land Trust News was an article titled 'Nature To The Rescue!' by board member Cathy Shea. It spoke of the challenging year that has just ended and the need for healing emotionally, physically and spiritually making the case that nature has proven to be just the healer we need and even science finally recognizes the benefits.
Cathy's article is posted below with permission. It spoke to me and I hope it will speak to you also. A few minor changes were made so the article would apply wherever you live.
"After the last few months of one of the most contentious and stressful election campaigns in modern history, many of us - regardless of our left, right or center leanings - have probably experienced sleepless nights, frayed nerves, sadness, anger, despair, and a myriad of other unhealthy emotions. And, now, the stress of the holiday season is upon us!