Monthly Archives: February 2021

Mindfulness, Reflections and Nature

The Benefits of Combining Mindfulness, Reflections and Nature Macquarie University student Sophie Carse interviews Dr Kath McLachlan on Mindfulness, Reflections and Nature. In this episode Sophie and Kath explore the power of reflection, mindfulness and nature as a practice and tool to help reduce stress. This podcast also introduces the research that Macquarie University and […]

The Value of Backyards

COVID-19 Highlights the Value of Backyards to Australians By Ross Wissing  The word culture originally meant ‘to cultivate’, as in to cultivate the soil.  In Western society, gardens have also long been identified as being important in cultivating human health.  Hippocrates, the ‘Father of Medicine’ and author of `On Airs, Waters and Places’, is the […]