The critical idea behind deep nature connection is not nature, it’s connection. Nature is the mirror because nature holds the chaos of the interaction of relevant things.
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When it comes to your health, winning seems the imperative, and it seems one must win at all costs. This is rarely true; it is rarely the case that your fate is sealed and you must play the game set before you.
All our lives we’re told to develop discernment, exercise judgement, and find the importance in things, but I found scarce few who were doing it. Around 2000 I decided to retrace my steps, and ask those people who were living a committed life what they were doing, and why.
Many of the consequences of insufficient sleep are highlighted in Matthew Walker's 2017 book is titled, Why We Sleep, Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams. The extracts I'm quoting come from his penultimate chapter, "Sleep and Society."
"Consciousness is being aware of what comes up in your mind. That means thoughts, perceptions, and sensations. Consciousness is not the control of these things, it's awareness of them. Control happens elsewhere. "We are not