Nature Practice: Week 1

The goal of the HIN Project is to encourage people to #GetOutside – or to use Nature to foster restoration and well-being. As we approach a year of living with cancellations, lockdowns, isolation, and distancing due to Covid-19, we thought we would practice what we preach. For the next few weeks, our staff will document their attempts at going to nature or bringing nature inside! Here is what we did in our first week.

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Coping with Covid-19

All of us on the Humans in Nature Project have been “sheltering in place” since late March 2020 and have been adjusting to teaching and learning from a distance using technology. Our interns have had to recreate their last semester as seniors adjusting to their new online classes and trying to keep spirits up. We have decided to focus on examples of things we are doing intentionally to help us relieve stress, increase positive mood, and restore attention. We will be sharing our attempts over the next few weeks.