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Episode 51: How going in nature can help support your mental health and recovery in the postpartum period, with Sandi Schwartz, Author and Journalist The Bonjour Baby Podcast

    • Parenting

In today’s episode Sandi Schwartz, founder and director of the Ecohappiness Project is coming to the show!

Sandi is the author of the parenting book Finding Ecohappiness: Fun Nature Activities to Help Your Kids Feel Happier and Calmer; the co-author of the children’s book Sky’s Search for Ecohappiness; and journalist specializing in parenting, environmental, and wellness topics.

Her mission is to inspire and educate families to build a nature habit to feel happier and calmer.

Her work has been featured in The Washington Post, National Geographic, Library Journal, Yahoo!, Good Housekeeping, Chicken Soup for the Soul, Scary Mommy, and more.

Sandi is also the mom of two school-aged children.

Sandi accepted to come to the show today to talk to us about how going outside, in Nature, can help support our mental health, but also our recovery in the postpartum period but also at any time in our life. We talked about the science behind Nature, healing, and mental health, the benefits of going outside more often, and some fun activities to do with kids at any age!

Sandi shared with us:
🌳 How Nature scientifically benefits to our own mental health and wellbeing
🌳 Her very own story of postpartum depression, and how Nature helped her during her journey
🌳 How the colors, smells, and shapes found in nature make us more at ease, and calm us down
🌳 Some fun activities to do with your little ones outside!

Links mentioned in this episode:
👉 Ecohappinness project website: http://www.ecohappinessproject.com
Connect with Sandi:
👉 Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/getecohappiness
👉 Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/getecohappiness

Join my free Facebook group and take part to April’s referral challenge for a chance to win a free spot in my 12-week postpartum recovery program:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/724317574831792/

Rate, Review and Follow on Apple Podcasts. If you’re thinking to yourself “I love this podcast”, please consider rating and reviewing my show!
This helps me support more Moms and women like you, take back control of their health and body, and embrace this new chapter of their life with confidence. Click below, scroll down to the button, tap to rate with 5 stars and select “write a review”. Let me know what you loved the most about this episode!
https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-bonjour-baby-podcast/id1553177438

To stay up to date with all the episodes dropping every Thursday at 7am pst, make sure to subscribe otherwise there’s a good chance you’ll miss out!

Now I have some sweet gifts for you:
🎁 If you gave birth weeks, months, or even years ago, you want to check out this free resource I have for you. Do you wonder how you can get rid of the mommy pouch, stop peeing your pants, heal your diastasis recti, and simply feel better in your body (not like you’re ending up into someone else’s body!).
I got you covered. Discover my step-by-step, science-based program recommended by OBGYNs, PTs and DOs: https://courses.bonjourbaby.net/postpartum-recovery-guide

🎁 Join my FREE Facebook group, The Bonjour Baby Club, where I share exclusive content, diving deeper on each episode, and get more tips and free resources to heal your body the right way, find yourself as a new mom, and finally feel like yourself again: https://www.facebook.com/groups/724317574831792

🎁 Want to chat about everything postpartum? Wonder if what you’ve been doing so far is really helping your body recover? Don’t really see results and don’t know what to do? Book your free 30 min consultation with me today:
https://bonjourbaby.net/free-consultation-postpartum/

🎁 Discover the Postpartum Body Solution - group coaching program. It’s a 12-week self-paced online program designed for Moms like you who want to take back control of their health, and body, support diastasis recti and core healing, stop peeing their pants, and feel like their old selves aga

In today’s episode Sandi Schwartz, founder and director of the Ecohappiness Project is coming to the show!

Sandi is the author of the parenting book Finding Ecohappiness: Fun Nature Activities to Help Your Kids Feel Happier and Calmer; the co-author of the children’s book Sky’s Search for Ecohappiness; and journalist specializing in parenting, environmental, and wellness topics.

Her mission is to inspire and educate families to build a nature habit to feel happier and calmer.

Her work has been featured in The Washington Post, National Geographic, Library Journal, Yahoo!, Good Housekeeping, Chicken Soup for the Soul, Scary Mommy, and more.

Sandi is also the mom of two school-aged children.

Sandi accepted to come to the show today to talk to us about how going outside, in Nature, can help support our mental health, but also our recovery in the postpartum period but also at any time in our life. We talked about the science behind Nature, healing, and mental health, the benefits of going outside more often, and some fun activities to do with kids at any age!

Sandi shared with us:
🌳 How Nature scientifically benefits to our own mental health and wellbeing
🌳 Her very own story of postpartum depression, and how Nature helped her during her journey
🌳 How the colors, smells, and shapes found in nature make us more at ease, and calm us down
🌳 Some fun activities to do with your little ones outside!

Links mentioned in this episode:
👉 Ecohappinness project website: http://www.ecohappinessproject.com
Connect with Sandi:
👉 Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/getecohappiness
👉 Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/getecohappiness

Join my free Facebook group and take part to April’s referral challenge for a chance to win a free spot in my 12-week postpartum recovery program:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/724317574831792/

Rate, Review and Follow on Apple Podcasts. If you’re thinking to yourself “I love this podcast”, please consider rating and reviewing my show!
This helps me support more Moms and women like you, take back control of their health and body, and embrace this new chapter of their life with confidence. Click below, scroll down to the button, tap to rate with 5 stars and select “write a review”. Let me know what you loved the most about this episode!
https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-bonjour-baby-podcast/id1553177438

To stay up to date with all the episodes dropping every Thursday at 7am pst, make sure to subscribe otherwise there’s a good chance you’ll miss out!

Now I have some sweet gifts for you:
🎁 If you gave birth weeks, months, or even years ago, you want to check out this free resource I have for you. Do you wonder how you can get rid of the mommy pouch, stop peeing your pants, heal your diastasis recti, and simply feel better in your body (not like you’re ending up into someone else’s body!).
I got you covered. Discover my step-by-step, science-based program recommended by OBGYNs, PTs and DOs: https://courses.bonjourbaby.net/postpartum-recovery-guide

🎁 Join my FREE Facebook group, The Bonjour Baby Club, where I share exclusive content, diving deeper on each episode, and get more tips and free resources to heal your body the right way, find yourself as a new mom, and finally feel like yourself again: https://www.facebook.com/groups/724317574831792

🎁 Want to chat about everything postpartum? Wonder if what you’ve been doing so far is really helping your body recover? Don’t really see results and don’t know what to do? Book your free 30 min consultation with me today:
https://bonjourbaby.net/free-consultation-postpartum/

🎁 Discover the Postpartum Body Solution - group coaching program. It’s a 12-week self-paced online program designed for Moms like you who want to take back control of their health, and body, support diastasis recti and core healing, stop peeing their pants, and feel like their old selves aga

37 min