This narrative podcast series recreates the intensities of my experience, using rich sound design. Loud cafes, bars, social gatherings, my kids – all were unbearable. But the sounds of nature had the opposite effect.
Coming soon: A narrative documentary series about how going out into the natural world changed my brain. Music is Trail Runner by Blue Dot Sessions (www.sessions.blue) [audio src="https://brainonnature.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/3d3295-trailer_mix_draft_2.mp3"]
I spent many hours sitting in my backyard staring at trees after I suffered a mild traumatic brain injury. This large green backyard was essential to my recovery.
I wonder if there’s some kind of hormone that nature triggers, which makes me forget. I know there were plenty of moments on this camping trip when I thought, ‘this isn’t actually fun, or relaxing’, and ‘OK, I’m not doing this again unless it’s summer’.