I’m Sarah Allely and in 2015 a bicycle accident left me unable to read, write, watch TV or listen to podcasts. I discovered my path to recovery was through nature.
This narrative documentary series follows my quest to find out why the natural environment helped me recover from a mild traumatic brain injury.
I take listeners back to the morning everything in my life changed. I bring them on my tumultuous journey of recovery, replete with twists and setbacks.
With rich sound design, this podcast recreates the intensities of my experience. Loud cafes, bars, social gatherings, my kids – all were unbearable. But the sounds of nature had the opposite effect.
What’s the science behind my experience? Many academics acknowledge nature’s health benefits, and scientists are yet to pinpoint exactly what it is that heals.
This series returns to the forests and coastlines to immerse you in the sounds of nature that improved my focus and concentration, relieved my headaches and lifted my depression and anxiety.