Nature and Mental Health

By The Little Green Bookshop

By The Little Green Bookshop

The Wild Remedy: How Nature Mends Us - A Diary

Emma Mitchell

£14.99 £14.24

Beautifully illustrated, Emma Mitchell's The Wild Remedy charts her journey through nature over the course of a year, investigating the ways it can help alleviate depression along the way. Just reading her poetic descriptions will help lift your mood!

Wintering: The Power of Rest and Retreat in Difficult Times

Katherine May

£10.99 £10.44

Wintering is Katherine May's beautiful account of difficult and frozen times: by turns memoir, philosophy, and musings on the cycles of nature, it's the perfect read for a chilly sunlit winter afternoon.

Forest Therapy: Seasonal Ways to Embrace Nature for a Happier You

Sarah Ivens

£12.99 £12.34

Sarah Iven's Forest Therapy is an inspirational gem of a book, perfect for dipping into. If you find yourself struggling and cooped up indoors, we absolutely recommend giving her ideas a go if you can. Even just reading it is bound to give you a little bit of calm.

Every Day Nature: How Noticing Nature Can Quietly Change Your Life

Andy Beer and National Trust Books

£12.99 £12.34

Every Day Nature by Andy Beer offers up a gently informative observation for every day of the year. Encouraging you to notice nature throughout the seasons, you'll find this a relaxing read and a perfect companion to your own wild wanderings.

The Natural Health Service: How Nature Can Mend Your Mind

Isabel (Author) Hardman

£16.98

Being outdoors has great health benefits: wisdom that Isabel Hardman explores in The Natural Health Service, bringing together her own personal experience, interviews and the latest research in this important manifesto for mental health.

Last Child in the Woods: Saving our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder

Richard Louv

£12.99 £12.34

Last Child in the Woods by Richard Louv is a hugely important look at how time spent in nature is essential for our children, how modern life is denying them this experience, and what we as parents, teachers and advocates can do to fix it.

Shinrin-Yoku: The Art and Science of Forest Bathing

Dr Qing Li

£12.99

A pillar of Japanese culture for decades, Shinrin-Yoku (or forest bathing) is a way to reconnect with nature - and it turns out it has a great many health benefits both physical and mental, which Dr Qing Li explores in this fantastic book.

The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes Us Happier, Healthier, and More Creative

Florence Williams

£12.99

We all probably have an inkling that spending time in nature is good for you, but Florence Williams' The Nature Fix delves into the science behind this idea, investigating cutting edge research and therapies around the world. A fascinating read!

Nature Cure

Richard Mabey

£9.99 £9.49

A heartfelt memoir rather than a guidebook, by one of Britain's leading nature writers. Richard Mabey charts his recovery from severe depression and his relationship with nature in his characteristic knowledgeable and beautifully-observed way.

Bird Therapy

Joe Harkness

£9.99 £9.49

Bird Therapy is the heartfelt tale of how birdwatching helped author Joe Harkness recover from a breakdown, and how reconnecting with nature could help all of us.

Wild Child: Coming Home to Nature

Patrick Barkham

£16.99 £16.14

We're big believers in the importance of children interacting with the natural world, and so is author Patrick Barkham. His latest book Wild Child is a thought-provoking mix of memoir and guide to infusing children's lives with natural wonders.

The Well Gardened Mind: Rediscovering Nature in the Modern World

Sue Stuart-Smith

£9.99 £9.49

"Much more than a gardening book, much more than a guide to mental health… Hugely recommended" Stephen Fry Exploring the way our wellbeing can be transformed by gardening, Sue Stuart-Smith's Well-Gardened Mind is a book that everyone should read.

Rootbound: Rewilding a Life

Alice Vincent

£9.99 £9.49

Into Nature: Mindful ways to unplug and reconnect

The Mindfulness Project

£9.99 £9.49

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