Study finds that children who regularly interact with nature have more robust microbiomes and lower risk of developing autoimmune diseases.
Lifting the Cloud of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Naturally
Lifestyle habits and herbal remedies may reduce seasonal affective disorder (SAD) symptoms, including flagging energy and brain fog.
Need Another Reason to Enjoy Nature? Here are 5 New Science-Backed Benefits
Learn what science has to say about the powerful impact of spending time in nature on your physical and mental health.
Encouraging Small Moments of Joy in Everyday Life
Cultivate moments of joy to boost health and contribute to less stress, improved heart health, a stronger immune system, and reduced pain.
It’s Time to Let Go of Chronic Busyness — Here’s How
Daily constant stress can cause health issues like weight gain, anxiety, depression, headaches, insomnia, brain fog, and heart disease.
Why Everyone Should Take Snapshots of Nature
Nature inspires feelings that connect us to each other and the environment, here’s a practice to foster that connection.
The Pandemic, Maintaining a Healthy Gut Terrain, and You
Germ theory, terrain theory, or a mix of both? The science is clear: the health of the gut is essential for mental and physical health.
The Ultimate Guide to Foraging Wild Foods — Now Available!
Nicole shares her brand-new book: The Foragers Guide to Wild Foods, Edible Plants, Lichens, Mushrooms, and Seaweeds.
Nature, Awe, and Clearing Clutter. Why we need all three for a calm and happy mind.
Research has shown that nature, awe, and spaces free of clutter greatly influence our mental health and provide tangible benefits.
How to Break the Habit of Worry and Fear: 4 Ways to Naturally Calm Anxiety
Nicole shares simple suggestions that can help you break the cycle of fear and worry—and cultivate peace of mind.
Wild Joy: The Bliss (and Challenges) of Nature Adventures, My Story
Nicole’s relationship with nature and love of wild places was established early, and has only deepened as her journey continues.
Nature Preparedness and Survival: My Essential Guide
Nicole Apelian and Shawn Clay have created a guide that will help you to better prepare for your nature adventures.
Why We Need Nature This Winter
Taking the time to enjoy nature—especially during the cold winter months—is an important aspect of self-care and holistic healing.
How I Manage Multiple Sclerosis
Dr. Nicole discusses the daily regimen that works best for her body and lifestyle to manage Multiple Sclerosis.