Del Norte Coast Redwoods State Park. Photo by Jon Parmentier
Experience the calm of the redwoods at home
We all need ways to find connection with the community and build our sense of feeling grounded in a changing world. It’s more important than ever to deep dive into our inner reserves in order to find a few quiet moments of strength, courage, peace, hope, and resilience to draw on.
Here are some things you can do to recharge, get centered, find inspiration, keep busy, and perhaps learn something new.
Use nature to practice mindfulness Take some time for self-care by spending a minute of calm in the redwoods. Most of us can’t get to the redwoods right now, so we’re hoping this short video will help bring the redwoods to you. And remember to breathe deeply while you envision the scent of the forest!
Take a 360º tour of the redwoods. Sometimes we all need a new perspective. For those stuck at home unable to venture to the redwood parks, there are some fantastic virtual opportunities available. Escape the boredom of your living room and take a virtual tour of the redwoods.
Bring the redwoods back home. With widespread school closures, many parents have kids at home and are looking for educational opportunities. The League has a wide array of fun worksheets, lessons, videos, and other stuff that is perfect for this time.