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The nature connection is a podcast for people wanting to deepen their relationship with the natural world. The presenters, Dr Les Higgins, author of Connect with Nature: One of the Best Things You Can Do for Yourself, Others and Planet Earth, and nature-inspired artist, Wendy Moore OAM, combine their experience, knowledge and enthusiasm to encourage others to become more nature-connected. They reflect on their own nature experiences and discuss the practicalities and rewards of connecting with the natural world.
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The Nature Connection Les C Higgins, Wendy Moore

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The nature connection is a podcast for people wanting to deepen their relationship with the natural world. The presenters, Dr Les Higgins, author of Connect with Nature: One of the Best Things You Can Do for Yourself, Others and Planet Earth, and nature-inspired artist, Wendy Moore OAM, combine their experience, knowledge and enthusiasm to encourage others to become more nature-connected. They reflect on their own nature experiences and discuss the practicalities and rewards of connecting with the natural world.
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    Ensuring it happens

    Ensuring it happens

    Les and Wendy provide guidelines (evidence-based) for making connecting with nature an immensely rewarding and successful journey of mind and heart.  
    For more on the guidelines, see Connect with Nature: One of the Best Things You Can Do for Yourself, Others and Planet Earth, is available online (www.connectwithnatureguide.com; www.inspiringpublishers.com; Amazon and other online stores) and through book retailers. It is also available as an eBook.   
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    • 15 min
    Making a start

    Making a start

    This is not just another bloody thing to do! Les and Wendy do some myth busting and get to the nitty-gritty of becoming nature connected.
    For much more on the “how to” of connecting with nature, see Les' book, Connect with Nature: One of the Best Things You Can Do for Yourself, Others and Planet Earth, which is available through book retailers and online (www.connectwithnatureguide.com; www.inspiringpublishers.com; Amazon and other online stores) and through book retailers. It is also available as an eBook. 
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    • 15 min
    Are we hunter gatherers on steroids?

    Are we hunter gatherers on steroids?

    Wendy resists the temptation to burst into song (Doing What Comes Nat'rally) and Les shares how the relationship of our first nations people with nature has a lot to teach us.
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    • 15 min
    An essential connection

    An essential connection

    This week, our nature-connected hosts put it on the line – nature connectedness is a psychological need that must be met if we are to flourish. Neglect the need and we seriously short-change our well-being and health.
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    • 15 min
    Being nature connected…what’s in it for you?

    Being nature connected…what’s in it for you?

    Les shares with Wendy some of the highlights of his journey to nature connectedness. She talks with Les about the benefits and rewards of being nature connected. You might be surprised how many there are!
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    • 14 min
    Nature connectedness… in a nutshell

    Nature connectedness… in a nutshell

    Wendy discusses with Les what it means to be nature-connected. You will hear how becoming nature-connected transformed Les' life and how it can do the same for you.  
    Les' book Connect with Nature: One of the Best Things You Can Do for Yourself, Others and Planet Earth, is available online (www.connectwithnatureguide.com; www.inspiringpublishers.com; Amazon and other online stores) and through book retailers. It is also available as an eBook. To learn more about Wendy and her art, visit www.afterthemonsoon.com.
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    • 16 min

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