Recently, my home country Finland has been making headlines, not only for being the happiest nation in the world, nor for the NATO membership process. But for something greener. Finland has appointed the world’s first Planetary Health Physician, Dr. Hanna Haveri, a Specialist in Neurology in Lahti. Planetary Health “recognizes that human health and theContinue reading “Interview with Dr.Hanna Haveri, Planetary Health Physician.”
Category Archives: green space
Veerkrachtpad (Resilience path) opening at Borgwal, Vurste
Today we officially opened the resilience path at the beautiful Borgwal domain in Vurste (Gavere). This route of +2 km contains exercises that invite you to slow down, stop and immerse yourself in the forest. From Saturday September 12th you are very welcome to try out the Veerkrachtpad yourself and enjoy the positive health effectsContinue reading “Veerkrachtpad (Resilience path) opening at Borgwal, Vurste”
Opkikkerpad & Veerkrachtpad
Afgelopen donderdag openden we het Opkikkerpad in Puyenbroeck. Sindsdien ben ik in Vlaanderen op radio (Radio2, Nostalgie) en tv (AVS) geweest. Waarover gaat het? Het is duidelijk dat het belang van de natuur voor welzijn eindelijk is opgemerkt in Vlaanderen. Het maakt me heel gelukkig. De ophef over het Opkikkerpad heeft waarschijnlijk te maken metContinue reading “Opkikkerpad & Veerkrachtpad”
Guided wellbeing path
Last Thursday we opened the Opkikkerpad (“Boost path”), and since then I´ve been on radio (Radio2, Nostalgie) and TV (AVS) in Flanders. What is all this fuss about? Clearly nature´s importance for wellbeing has been finally noticed in Flanders and we at NatureMinded could not be happier. The fuss about the Opkikker pad has probablyContinue reading “Guided wellbeing path”
Finding and losing nature in Belgium
Since the lockdown, I am able to spend more time outdoors and I am overjoyed seeing people walking in the neighbourhood. The dog walkers have been joined by families, young and older couples, even youngsters, in the neighbourhood green spaces.
But this dreamy scenario was not always as dreamy..