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Tree Hugging may Promote Healing.  A Close Up Video Experience with Sterling Sinclair on a Barefoot Walk in the Woods, October 17, 2017

Tree Hugging may Promote Healing. A Close Up Video Experience with Sterling Sinclair on a Barefoot Walk in the Woods, October 17, 2017  
Trees are essential to my spiritual and physical health. Trees represent pure welcome – they cast no judgement upon us. They not only invite us to hug them, they hug us back. When I was was little (grade 3 & 4) I spent ours each day communing with trees, brooks, forest animals, fairies and the spirits I would meet there. The trees were my friends. They told me the most adventuresome stories. Even as my world became less protected at home and outside the forest, I felt total security being “alone” in the woods. 

  
Now that I am 50 years old and live under a canope of nut trees reaching over 80 feet into the sky, I still have the same relationships with trees and the forest. It could be my indigenous ancestry that has guided me so strongly to trees but I think that anyone can be drawn to a tree just as strongly, if not more, as me. 

Science behind tree hugging:

“Tree Hugging Scientifically Proven 

It has been recently scientifically validating that not only hugging trees is good for you, but you don’t even have to to touch a tree to feel better…. Blinded by Science is a recently published book, by author Matthew Silverstone, that proves scientifically that trees improve many health issues that we have. Trees help with issues such as concentration levels, depression, reaction times, different forms of mental illness, and stress. Silverstone even points to research that has strong indications that a tree has the ability to alleviate headaches in human beings.”

( By Kirsten Cowart | Earth We Are One )

Article on the Scientific benefits of Tree Hugging

This video link is of me returning from hugging the tree. I am walking barefoot in the woods. How about you try walking in the woods barefoot too. It is an enriching feeling of being alive. 

Sterling Sinclair Shares an Experience of Walking Barefoot in the Forest
In this video, I share my experience of tree hugging. It is fresh, raw, welcoming and natural. I hope that by watching this video, you gain your sense of the experience. So if you are at home and unable to go hug a tree, maybe this video will act as your surragate with in which you can have your own personal tree hugging moment.  

Close Up and Personal Tree Hugging Video with Sterling Sinclair
How was that. I hope you enjoyed hugging the tree with me. 

   
    
   
Much love and many blessings, S

Enjoy hugging your trees.  

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Sterling Sinclair Photographs Fairies – Faeries and a Forest Guardian on His Afternoon walk. October 9, 2017

I was sitting on the sofa yesterday around suppertime when I suddenly had the urge to take photos out in the field and forest. 
   
 These three photos were taken by me without looking through the view finder of my Nikon. I heard little high pitched voices say, “over here!” So I turned and shot. I was thrilled to see what was in these photos when I processed them this afternoon. 

  
Some of you will see them and some of you will not. 

As for me, this is a big confirmation that I am never alone.  

  
I have been drumming for a year and within this week I have:

grieved the death of the forest goddess tree, 

sung with my animal spirit guides, 

received etheric mist blessings

received visions of my ancestors, 

an ancestral anointing and mission instruction

stirred and calmed the wind 

and to top it off 

I got photos of orbs, forest sprites, faerie people, and a forest guardian spirit looking directly at me.  

What a magical week it has been for me. 

With these photos, I hope that those who are ready to see them will find and be blessed with eternal magic, awe, and restored hope.  

   
 This world is worth saving, just as the ancient ones are trying to save us too. 

May these photos brighten your day. 

Love, S 

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