These difficult emotions go along with the steady decline in actual time spent in Nature and opportunities to mindfully enjoy the beauty that is all around us. In addition to the mental health crisis of the past few years, new symptoms such as climate anxiety and eco fear have emerged. It is important that we find new ways to engage with our fears in private and professional settings, and find creative approaches to become more hopeful, connected and empowered.
The MRE Impulse Cards were developed to give ideas and starting points for facilitating conversations, Mindful Nature Connection and active engagement. Impulses of open-ended sentences and images can help to express thoughts and feelings, increase awareness, find simple solutions or become proactive. The images are also a helpful resource to facilitate conscious and positive Nature Connection for people who are unable to access outdoor environments.