Most people feel a little sad every now and then. Sometimes for just a few seconds, they may feel lonely or down in the dumps. Those feelings are often gone in a minute or two. Sometimes they last a little bit longer. When you start to feel sad or lonely, you could try something simple
If you’ve ever had one of those days when nothing goes right, it can be hard to feel good about anything. One thing that might help is to go outside, sit near a tree and try this exercise. If it’s rainy, windy or cold, stay inside and look at a tree through a window. Watch
With fall colors beautifying the landscape, some people drive through mountains, where spectacular bursts of color cloak many trees. For people who can’t or don’t want to travel, there are easier ways to see the changing colors. Yesterday, I took a walk along the riverine corridor through part of Farmington, New Mexico, where I live.
When Katie and Francisco, the characters in If I Were a Tree, What Would I Be?, talk about what they have learned from trees, they discover that trees are really good at staying grounded. That means they focus on what is happening right now. Often, we try to stay focused, but we end up rehashing