Did you know May 26th will be the best astronomical event of the year? The total eclipse will take place in the morning - try a Lunar Eclipse Meditation! Phases of the lunar eclipse

Meditations for the Lunar Eclipse (May 26th)

Happy Full Moon! Did you know that the full moon in May will be the best astronomical event of the year? The total eclipse will take place on the morning of May 26th, the perfect time to try a lunar eclipse meditation on the grandness of nature. While the May moon is usually called a […]

Endangered Species Day is for pandas, orcas, tigers, snow leopards, blue whales, sea otters, sea turtles, gorillas & others on the endangered species list. Sea turtle swimming above coral.

Endangered Species Day (May 21st)

Giant pandas, orcas, tigers, snow leopards, blue whales, sea otters, sea turtles, and gorillas are just some of the beautiful creatures that live on this planet that are on the endangered species list. We must do our best to help these animals on this Endangered Species Day! Read on to learn about the issues they […]

Happy Love a Tree Day! Celebrate this holiday by hugging a tree, planting a tree, hiking amongst trees, or donating money to a charity that supports trees!. Person hugging a tree.

Celebrating Love a Tree Day (May 16th)

Happy Love a Tree Day! There are many ways to celebrate this fine nature-inspired holiday. You can hug a tree, plant a tree, hike amongst trees, or donate money to a charity that supports trees. Do you love trees? What’s your favorite tree? Let’s explore some fun ways to celebrate this holiday and get outside […]

Bees are one of the most important creatures on the planet. Not only do they make delicious honey, but these hardworking pollinators are responsible for pollinating a third of what we eat. Bees pollinating purple flowers.

Honoring Bees: 5 Reasons to Love These Pollinators

Bees are one of the most important creatures on the planet. Not only do they make delicious honey, but these hardworking pollinators are responsible for pollinating a third of what we eat. They also help trees and flowers grow, making the planet more beautiful and the air fresher. It’s time for us to consider just […]

April Showers Bring May Flowers can result in delightful things. Whether you're in the desert, ocean or mountains, the Earth is covered in flowers in May. Purple and white flowers in a field with the sky.

April Showers Bring May Flowers

Happy May! As the familiar saying goes, ‘April showers bring May flowers.’ This idiom is a reminder that even some ‘unpleasant’ things — like too many rainy days in a row — can result in delightful things, like an abundance of flowers in May.  May is a fantastic time to venture out and explore all […]

Celebrate Earth Day! Unless you have an electric car, Skip driving on your own for your commute and walk, bike, or carpool with your coworkers! Plant a tree

How to Celebrate Earth Day

Happy Earth Day! Today is a fantastic day to reaffirm our connection to Mother Nature and the planet. Our Earth supports us and all other living beings. We rely on it to survive. That’s why it’s important to take today to express gratitude for our Earth by taking action to nurture it back. In case you […]

Earth Day is here, time to practice gratitude for its wonders & supporting us. We need to care for it under threat by Global Warming and human destruction

Five Charities to Support this Earth Day

With Earth Day approaching, it’s time to practice gratitude for our Earth’s wonders and for how it supports us. Earth is our home, and it’s essential to care for it when under threat by Global Warming and human destruction. To celebrate Earth Day, contribute to environmental and ecological causes that are fighting to protect our […]

Purple Water Dew Who would have thought that such a small, seemingly insignificant thing could inspire such beauty. Have you ever seen purple water dew?

Making the Invisible Visible: Purple Water Dew

“The early dew-falls that did a pristine coating, over the woods with its finest transparency, glazed as like its wet white-glassy earrings that hung on the ears of wild flowers—unlatched my fancy.” The poet Nithin Purple wrote about the beauty of the morning dew in these lines. Who would have thought that such a small, […]

John Muir knew that living among the trees can impact your life better. While getting back to nature, have you ever payed attention to forest shadows? 

Making the Invisible Visible: Forest Shadows

“The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness.” John Muir quipped this insight about the forest. As a lifelong naturalist and writer, John Muir knew the way that living and being among the trees can impact your life better than most. While outside getting back to nature, have you ever payed attention […]

Light Shafts - Louie Schwartzberg is a filmmaker who has been shooting time-lapse photography of nature, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, non-stop

Making the Invisible Visible: Shafts

Light Shafts “Be still. Stillness reveals the secrets of eternity.” This quote comes from the revered ancient Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu, founder of philosophical Taoism. Lao Tzu emphasizes the importance being still. Have you ever seen lights shafts? Whether coming from the clouds, or shining through the trees, they are surely a sight to behold! […]

Focus Meditation can help you bring more focus to your life as quieting the mind builds resilience against distraction, and to teach people how to focus

Focus Meditation

Meditation can help you bring more focus to your life as quieting the mind builds resilience against distraction. Sharon Salzberg brings decades of meditation experience to the table to teach people how to focus by staying still while in motion in their busy lives.  Sharon currently offers guided meditations, courses and retreats in nature where […]

There is nothing that quite compares to the experience of sitting out underneath the night sky & gazing upward to stars Louie's makes the invisible visible

Making the Invisible Visible: Stars

What do the Stars mean to you? When I heard the learn’d astronomer, When the proofs, the figures, were ranged in columns before me, When I was shown the charts and diagrams, to add, divide, and measure them, When I sitting heard the astronomer where he lectured with much applause in the lecture-room, How soon […]

Sunrise Meditation “There's a sunrise and a sunset every single day, and they're absolutely free. Don't miss so many of them.” This comes from Jo Walton.

Making the Invisible Visible: Sunrise

“There’s a sunrise and a sunset every single day, and they’re absolutely free. Don’t miss so many of them.” This quote comes from the science fiction and fantasy writer Jo Walton. She understands that the sun rising and setting each day is one of the most beautiful things that humans get to experience, and that […]

Louie has created many powerful short films to encourage humanity to defend our waterways and keep our water pure. Read on to find out how you can help. Dew Drop. Change your states of consciousness while getting nature therapy the next time you see a dew drop. daily gratitude. Dew Drop

Making the Invisible Visible: Dew Drop

What do you think of when you see a dew drop? “The early dew-falls that did a pristine coating, over the woods with its finest transparency, glazed as like its wet white-glassy earrings that hung on the ears of wild flowers—unlatched my fancy.” The poet Nithin Purple wrote about the beauty of the morning dew […]

Celebrate World Kindness Day on November 13. Use words of gratitude & raise your states of consciousness! Go outdoors & get nature therapy & daily gratitude

Celebrate World Kindness Day on November 13

Kindness is not timid or weak. Instead, kindness is a revolutionary act of generosity and compassion. It takes a lot of practice to learn how to be kind to others and kind to yourself. The first World Kindness Day was introduced as an international holiday in 1998. A coalition of kindness NGOs got together to […]

Making the Invisible Visible: The Moon. Feel meditation benefits while you're getting back to nature. Feel the nature wonder while gazing at the moon. Louie Schwartzberg, Gratitude Revealed

Making the Invisible Visible: The Moon

Making the Invisible Visible: The Moon “With the sad and beautiful moonlight, Which sets the birds in the trees dreaming, And makes the fountains sob with ecstasy, The slender water streams among the marble statues.” So reads the final stanza of Paul Verlaine’s poem “Clair de lune,” which served as inspiration for the ubiquitous Debussy […]

Join the Ongoing Fight For Human Rights. Share meditation healing with others On December 10th this Human Rights Day! Elevate your states of consciousness. Ongoing Fight For Human Rights

The Ongoing Fight for Human Rights

December 10 is Human Rights Day when activists around the world take a moment to note the ongoing fight for human rights. There have been many important changes in the last fifty years when it comes to human rights around the world. The United Nations has published a declaration of human rights as well as […]

Meditations For Spring will change states of consciousness for the better! This year try vision therapy and forest bathing while having meditation gratitude

Meditations For Spring

Following Winter, when we’re required to slow down, cozy up indoors, and reflect on ourselves, comes Spring. During this time of year, the sun returns for longer periods of time, the birds are chirping again, and you see flowers blooming again. Life begins again in the spring after going through darker, colder days. We can […]

Man helping boy plant flowers. Gratitude List is something that will include words of gratitude and meditation gratitude. Nature therapy can also help you write gratitude journals.

Ideas for Writing Your Gratitude List

Gratitude allows you to look at your daily life with a positive outlook. It boosts your mental health and grounds you as you humbly appreciate your blessings, whether big or small. You can start your day with gratitude or end it as you reflect on what you encountered that makes you grateful. Whether waking up […]

Want to know how to create a Meditation Garden? Follow Moving Arts guide and you will have your own in no time, where you can get back to nature & meditate!

How to Create a Meditation Garden

Meditation gardens offer sanctuary for people needing to escape the stresses of everyday life. By surrounding yourself with flowers and other plants, beautifully landscaped and sorted, you can enjoy a moment of peace. Connecting with nature during these moments is also essential for grounding yourself so that you can find your base and your focus […]