It can be so easy to stay inside and forget that there's a busy world out there. And when bad news about nature appears in the headlines, as it so often does, it's easy to shut down and say it doesn't matter anyway. But all wealth comes from nature. Plants take care of us and support the giant web of wildlife. We need nature, even if it's sticky, crawly, dirty, and scary.
Here are a few ways to remind yourself of the wonderfulness of nature and to remember that it's worth speaking up for.
So, go experience something new and weird out there. It does not need to be transcendent. It can take five minutes. All you need to do is be open to and appreciative of the lessons nature can teach us if we stop to look.