Watch: Nature and Wellbeing

Meditation on Nature Scenes

These two films created by Bromley, Lewisham & Greenwich staff members aim to help you connect more closely with the natural world.

In collaboration with Herefordshire Mind, Libby Agate from BLG Mind’s Greenwich counselling service guides us through a series of gentle meditations designed to help us connect with nature through our senses. Leona Patterson of Herefordshire Mind provided the beautiful images.

How nature can boost our mental health

Gracie Tredget, Mental Health and Wellbeing Service Manager for Bromley Well, discusses how we can embed the goodness and beauty of nature into our daily lives. Discover the best ways to connect to nature, and the rewards you can reap by doing so.

Thriving with Nature – a guide for everyone

Free guidebook ‘Thriving With Nature’ aims to raise awareness and open conversations about mental health issues, while recognising the increasingly important role nature plays in supporting positive mental wellbeing. The guidebook, produced by the World Wildlife Fund and the Mental Health Foundation, explores the relationship between nature, wellbeing and mental health. Download ‘Thriving With Nature‘. 

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