A Quiz:  Are You Nature Deprived?

Do you have a hard time concentrating?

Yes

No

Are you chronically harried, hassles or stressed out?

Yes

No

Does it seem like you never have enough time?

Yes

No

Is there something missing from your life you can’t put your finger  on?

Yes

No

Do you spend more than 20 hours a day indoors without a view of Nature

Yes

No

Do you draw a blank if asked what stage the moon was in last night?

Yes

No

Do you have difficulty planning and setting goals?

Yes

No

Do you avoid doing things you need to do but don’t like doing   like balancing your check book, paying your bills, putting away your belongings?

Yes

No

Are you hooked on sweets, overeating, cigarettes, drugs or alcohol?

Yes

No

Do you often tired, depressed, angry or anxious for no particular reason?

Yes

No

Are you frequently distracted?

Yes

No

Do you leave projects undone?

Yes

No

Do you experience low self-esteem?

Yes

No

Are you missing a sense of purpose and meaning in your life?

Yes

No

Do you feel lonely and isolated, even in a crowd?

Yes

No

Are you dissatisfied with your abilities and limitations?

Yes

No

Do you suffer from frequent colds, an autoimmune disease or other illnesses?

Yes

No

Do you sleep in less than total darkness?

Yes

No

Do you frequently have the wish you could get away?

Yes

No

Do you wake up to an alarm instead of arising on your own?

Yes

No

Do you seldom notice the sound of birds singing?

Yes

No

Are you rarely thirsty?

Yes

No

 There can be other reasons for any one of these, of course, but if you answered “yes” to more than ten of these questions, you may be suffering from nature-deprivation.  To find out how you can reconnect with nature and enjoy its healing power regardless of where you live, visit www.pinemountaininstitute.com

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