Consider the following statistics:
- Roughly one third of Americans report experiencing an anxiety disorder at some point in their lives — the National Institutes of Mental Health.
- Around 40 million Americans suffer from an anxiety disorder every year — Anxiety and Depression Association of America.
- 41 percent of Americans said in 2021 that their anxiety increased in 2021 over 2020 — American Psychiatric Association.
- 87 percent of those surveyed in 2022 agreed with the statement that it “feels like there has been a constant stream of crises without a break over the last two years” — The Harris Poll “Stress in American Survey.
Life is just … hard right now, and Americans are suffering the consequences. They are also looking for solutions, and one solution proposed by nationally recognized psychologist G. Frank Lawlis is an increased connection to nature.
Lawlis will be presenting three workshops this fall and winter designed to help participants find healing and wholeness through nature.
Lawlis is one of America’s most famous psychologists in the nation and a frequent guest on The Dr. Phil Show for 16 years. He has published 18 best-selling books, published more than 100 articles in research journals and testified before Congress on topics such as addiction treatment. He is particularly interested in how individuals can use their minds to heal their bodies and re-wire their brains to enhance learning, behavior and mental health.
Lawlis will lead students in exercises intended to help participants find strength in nature, discover their true identities and discover sources of inner guidance. Registration for the first class, on Oct. 12, is now closed, but we hope to see you at one of the remaining classes.
At the first session, Wellness in the Garden: Imagery Journey on Oct. 12, the class will experience an imagery journey in which universal challenges are met. Lawlis will help participants interpret their experiences so they will best be able to apply their discoveries to their everyday experiences. (Again, registration for this workshop is closed, but the other two sessions are still open.)
The second session, Wellness in the Garden: Natural Spirit Guides on Nov. 16, will tap into the wisdom of ancient rituals to help individuals on the journey through modern life. Participants will discover their own spirit guides to help them find meaning and comfort in the universe.
The third session, Wellness in the Garden: Music as Medicine on Dec. 14, will use music composed by Lawlis to change brain patterns to enhance balance and reduce stress. Participants will listen to the music together in a guided meditation session, and then discuss their experiences and ways to incorporate music into their wellness journey.
These workshops are expected to draw significant interest, so make sure to sign up today.
The modern world shows no signs of becoming less stressful. Learn how to find your own wellness in the Garden.