Partnering with Nature is a simple book with a powerful message: our connections to the natural environment— and ultimately, to ourselves—are crucial in today’s fragmented world. As each successive generation moves farther away from nature, the growing disconnect is expressed through physical as well as mental stress, from depression and fatigue in adults to attention disorders and obesity in children. The way we relate to nature helps define our place within it, and by awakening this natural, yet dormant connection to the environment around us, we can move beyond solitary stewardship and into partnership.
In Partnering with Nature, Catriona MacGregor weaves together scientific and historical wisdom, spiritual insights, and inspiring stories that illuminate the energies that link humans, animals, and the natural world. Through observation and conscious practice, we can open up to the power of nature to transform our lives, uplift our spirits, and even to direct our bodies to a healthier potential. For everyone who has a sense of something missing, who wishes to make a difference in their world, who yearns to reclaim their sense of wonder and awe, or who struggles with their health or emotional balance—nature speaks to all who will listen.
For over a decade, Catriona MacGregor has supported individuals in realizing their dreams and organizations in achieving their visions as a coach and consultant. She is an authority on global environmental trends and has worked in the U.S., Bulgaria, Latin America, China, Japan, and Russia. In her work, Catriona helps people develop connections to the natural world, creating work that positively impacts the world.
Catriona is also the founder of Awen Grove, an international non-profit dedicated to bringing the inspiration and wisdom of nature to benefit people’s lives and the Earth. Through this foundation, Catriona offers youth quest nature adventures, support for outdoor education programs, and scholarships. She is a contributor to Healing the Heart of the World: Harnessing the Power of Intention to Change Your Life and the Planet, along with Carolyn Myss, Jean Shinoda Bolen, Masaru Emoto, Fritjof Capra, Thich Nhat Hanh and others.
Catriona lives in Fairfax, California, with her husband, fifteen-year-old son, and many animal friends, both domestic and wild.
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