In the forest at sunset

In the forest at sunset where liquid light coruscates through the pine trees onto the blossoms of heather everything is alive, sentient, numinous and waiting for our playful and adventurous engagement. The sound of a swallow’s wings as it cascades past is a symphony of micro-rhythms and micro-sounds. I smell the temperature and humidity of…

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When we sense some kind of intelligence in the land it may not just be us projecting something onto the earth but rather the earth dreaming us

We need something much deeper than just eco-psychology; it is not enough to do psychology, psychotherapy or healing in the context of nature or to do ecstatic dance in a concrete building, rather there may be a need to get on the land and listen to the land’s sentient intelligence. When we sense some kind…

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Pan

The word ‘panic’ originated from the Greek word Panikon meaning “fear caused by Pan.” Pan, the God of nature and wildness, is one of the hidden powers behind panic. Beneath panic, beneath anxiety, lies power and wildness. Or to put it another way anxiety is repressed or unconscious wildness. Wildness is the solution to anxiety.…

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