What is meant by being mindful? Being mindful is the ability to bring your awareness into the present moment and maintain it there. Some call this consciousness or awareness. For whatever reasons, we find it easier to be in the past or in the future.…
It’s the rediscovery of something we’ve always known – that we are part of rather than separate from Nature. In order to experience this rediscovery we are in the best position if we slow down and become present in the moment in nature. This is where the role of the guide becomes invaluable.
Days after a spring snowstorm in Northern Minnesota during a week long intensive training with ANFT. The group split out into smaller groups and began the practice of guiding a Nature and Forest Therapy event. Trainer, Brenda Spitzer took a photo of the “Raindrop Group”.