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Simona Rich

Self Improvement Blogger, Simona Rich

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Does living in harmony with nature make you grow as a person?

When I lived in UK I met many creative people interested in self improvement, spirituality and natural living. They were people from the cities, either London or cities abroad.

When I moved to India, I witnessed some breath-taking locations untouched by the Westernization bug. However in those locations people were all about blindly following religion and culture, without much independent thought.

Even to this day I wonder why generally people who are most in touch with nature are least interested in spiritual and mental growth.

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    Aug 30 2013: we kind lost our touch with nature and we see nature is just source of raw material and money, but that is unfair even for our self , we must see the other side of the nature , the spiritual one ,and also we can learn a lot from just meditation and thinking of it .
    in old eras they are in deep connection with nature and the idea of respecting the nature in order to live and get lived from it . Now our thought its infected just like our universe . and if we want to be better persons in this life we must try to think in the nature . in the nature you can find all king of animals living in harmony even the predator of them they know their limited , but we can't get enough and we doesn't know to to living in peace with each other and you say we are the smarts species in this world , i don't think so right now.

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