There is a difference between Living in Nature and Being in Nature – Do you know and fully understand the difference? Would you like to know?  Open your mind to a whole new level of calm and clarity?

If so read on and tune in! However, this is not just an episode all about connecting with nature. Far from it! It provides insights and challenges to help you Unlock Your Hidden Confidence and develop your ‘Believe to Achieve’ mindset.

Sonya is no stranger to corporate life and the stresses and strains that come with it. However, she now is following her inner guidance and working in an environment that is in harmony with her true self, values, and beliefs.

Sonya talks about a pivotal moment in her life that made her determined to change her mindset and live her life in a different way, her way!

We talk about The Year of Yes, motherhood, how to overcome living in fear, and the benefits of truly connecting to nature.

We invite you to connect with nature in a whole new way and take up our Cloud Watching and Rainy Day Walk challenges!

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“quality time in nature and a connection to nature is something that underpins me being able to be my whole self, rather than just a small part of me. I don’t want to be a small Sonia, I want to be full Sonia, that’s all of me!”

“ the powerful, long-lasting benefits of connecting with nature are right there for everyone. And it’s free. And that’s the thing, you just need to have your eyes opened a little bit. It’s like someone just flicking a switch and saying, there you go”


Sonya Dibbin is a qualified Forest Therapy and Mindfulness Guide. She left her life in corporate in 2019 to set up Adore Your Outdoors and now she dedicates her time to helping humans reconnect with nature. Recent evidence from the UK shows that connection with nature, as opposed to time spent in nature, is most beneficial for our mental and psychological health.

Sonya’s unique nature connection practices result in long-lasting feelings of calm, clarity, and creativity. Her mix of guided meditation, sensory, nature-based mindfulness, and opportunities for quiet reflection make it easy to let go of the little things and fully embrace the wonder of the natural world. She runs in-person half-day retreats in Hampshire and Berkshire and online courses when the activities can be done in gardens or any other outdoor space.

She takes her inspiration from the Japanese practice ‘Shinrin-Yoku’ which can be translated as ‘bathing your senses in the atmosphere of the forest’. This is often shortened to ‘Forest Bathing’, but there’s no shower cap required!

She loves trees and moss with a passion and she’s proud of it. Despite not even owning a pair of wellies as a kid, the minute she knew she was to become a mother, she knew the best gift she could ever give to her child was a love for all seasons – even winter.

Now she lives her dream life: spending more time outdoors, making choices that serve humanity and the natural world alike, and building a legacy to leave behind.

Sonya has a Forest Therapy Guide qualification accredited by the Global Institute of Forest Therapy, a Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling, and is also a trained mental health first aider. With a strong personal belief in the health and wellness benefits of reconnecting with nature, she loves solo mindful meditation under the trees as much she enjoys volunteering with the Wildlife Trust.






Lara is a Presence, Impact & Image Consultant, ILM Level 5 Approved Aspire Business Transformational Course Leader, Speaker and Co-Author of the International Bestselling book, The Law of Brand Attraction.

Lara works with business leaders and entrepreneurs to Unlock Their Hidden Confidence to ensure they have maximum Impact & Influence through a Powerful, Authentic Personal Brand, Business Skills and Knowledge.

She also has a thriving community of Ladies who love to wear colour and feel confident about the clothes they wear. Lara offers Seasonal Colour Analysis, style workshops, wardrobe reviews & declutters as well as a personal shopping service.

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