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E-N-A-M  The Truth You Can Trust

ARE YOU AWARE THAT the greatest truth in your life that you can trust is not God images, love, honesty, nature or spirit?

Your most trustable truth is what you experience in this moment, or any moment.

The often hidden underlying truth of the matter is that the life of the scientifically known life of the Universe that we live in produces its own space and time, moment by moment, in the "Now." The life of the Universe is Nature itself and all things in the Universe only exist in the Now including our thoughts, feelings, senses and acts.

For example, in this very moment you can fully trust the fact that you know you are reading these words right now, ....or that you can sense and feel the chair you are sitting on....or that you know that when you pinch yourself, you are pinching yourself. You trust this knowledge because it is happening. It is registering on you natural senses. They are present now, it is a now sensation. You can test it, you can determine that it is repeatable. This makes it irrefutable, pure, true, empirical fact because it is self-evident oneness. 

ARE YOU AWARE THAT you only know God images, 
love, honesty, nature or spirit in the immediate moment that you experience them or think about them?  They may consist of accurate or inaccurate stories or things that you have learned and live by.  However, you only are aware of them in the immediate moment.  

AN INTERESTING PARADOX: All knowledge, stories, memories and feelings about the past or future only occur in the present, in the immediate moment.

MOST IMPORTANT: it is only in the immediate moment that you can change something, or make choices, or act.

All this is trustable truth because all this is part of the Universe that we live in and it produces its own space and time, moment by moment,  the "Now" of its Unified Field that it is.


When you are quietly visiting an attractive natural area, backyard or backcountry, Each Natural Attraction Moment there (also identified as the Unified Field or GreenWave or NNIAAL) is exceptional. Why?  Because each moment contains attractive connections to authentic nature's powers, purity and wisdom that register in your psyche. Even a short walk in the park temporarily results in these renewing and restorative effects: 
  • They "miraculously" help us reduce stress and clear our mind.  
  • They enable our thoughts and feelings to wisely increase personal, social and environmental well-being.

  • This is no accident. they do the above because, with regard to supporting life in balance, this is an attractive thing for nature to do, and nature is attraction in action. 
NOTE: Since the beginning of time, most things in the world, including atoms (and they make up the material world), along with energies in space, have been, consist of, and still are held together by natural attractions and the relationships they form. Again, these relationships only exist in the immediate moment.

No matter its originating source, in the beginning of our Universe was its Unified Field natural attraction for it to proceed to live and grow as the recycling balance and beauty of nature, then and today. Our origins were part of that process.

Today, each of us has inherited from nature the ability to sense and feel that same original natural attraction. It exists in each whole life moment our lives, and of all life. That original attraction grew in to being wonderful and unique you and I in the present, along with the rest of the Universe. The acronym NNIAAL helps us experience it.

In present moments, we register and experience the original natural attraction of the Universe as our undeniable 53 or more natural attraction senses. For example, our sense of thirst for water is one of our 
natural attractions to live and grow in balance and beauty with the life of Earth and the Universe. Similarly, the same integrity is accomplished by our natural attractions to food, air, community, trust and place along with our attractions to be conscious, reasonable, literate and attractive.  

While in a natural area, when we don't suppress, mislead or omit them, in congress together, all of our 53 natural attraction senses help us think, feel and build relationships in equilibrium with the nature of the Universe and its purity. This helps our psyche sustain personal, social and environmental well-being by thinking and feeling like nature's self-correcting ways work.

When our lies and distortions injure or misguide the wisdom of our inherent natural attraction senses, our thoughts and feelings are warped. This causes our planet and us to suffer great troubles and dilemmas.  

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As you probably know, the critical problems that we face today are no surprise or secret.  Many experts predicted them. They were the subject of best selling books in 1948.

The reason that we still suffer these problems today is because we have yet to learn how to increase the health of our Living Planet along with our personal, social and environmental well-being.

Excellent ideas have been offered to improve the wellness of Mother Earth and ourselves.  What has been missing is an effective means to implement these ideas. That means is now available. Do the people you depend on use and teach it?

The heart of our problems is this: the excessive, nature-exploitive profiteering of Industrial Society unduly stresses and unbalances our life and psyche. This makes us continually want. Dependently, we addict to destructive technologies and relationships to gain satisfactions while their detrimental effects further stress how we think and feel.  That's how and why our problems continue.

We can't find lasting fulfillment. We addictively can't stop injuring the environment and ourselves, even when it makes sense to stop, even when it feels right and we want to stop.

The environmentally connected, anti-addiction tool, Applied Ecopsychology, provides a remedy. 
It helps us make genuine sensory contacts with nature's healing and recycling powers. These natural attraction moments contain nature's attraction power and ability to bring us into balance, along with everything else. This is demonstrated by the soothing effects of a quiet walk in a natural area. Too often, we take it and them for granted.  

Applied Ecopsychology powerfully enables us to constantly think and feel like nature works in balance and beauty.  It enables our joy of greater well-being to help us reduce our destructive attachments and stop the environmental and human disorders that they cause.

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NOTE: If it will strengthen your cause or livelihood, you may obtain a Ph.D., or other valuable degrees or credentials for what you do simply by learning how to add Applied Ecopsychology to your life and/or your livelihood.

You are invited to make us be an income-producing online degree or training program for your school or organization.

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Ecopsychology Researchers at Akamai University and Project NatureConnect have introduced an organic social technology, a scientific sensory process they call Organic Psychology or Natural Attraction Ecology

Friday Harbor, WA (MMD Newswire) February 15, 2010 --While Industrial Society's dependence on technology powerfully solves many important challenges, it also presents us with the earth-shaking problem of irresponsibly deteriorating nature's balancing and restorative ways, in and around us.  This produces a wide range of disturbances in places and people.

To remedy this momentous disorder, researchers at Akamai University and Project NatureConnect have introduced a new technology, an organic sensory scientific process they call Natural Attraction Ecology (NAE).

NAE goes beyond the ecology of food chains and the flow of natural systems.  It recognizes that the way nature works to produce its healing and renewing perfection registers in our multitude of natural attraction senses in each whole life moment. This enables us to think with nature's sensibilities.

The application of NAE's organic form of thinking and feeling process helps any person or discipline technologically re-establish and sustain the holistic personal, social and environmental well-being that we have lost due to our runaway use of technology. This is well described in a New York Times sponsored NAE article.

To empower people to learn to apply NAE effectively, Project NatureConnect offers subsidized, online, accredited training courses and degree programs. These provide a practical Internet-based Organic Psychology healing technique. It helps us counsel and educate present and future generations into sustainable balance.

The Director of Project NatureConnect, Dr. Michael J. Cohen, author of "Educating, Counseling and Healing With Nature," notes that the science of Natural Attraction Ecology makes a critical contribution because it is not just an idea. It is also an applicable working model, an education and spiritual tool to help us curb our excessiveness. He says, "Its use gives us the ability to reduce imbalances in our psyche. It enables us stop denying the fact that most of our misguided thinking and technologies unnecessarily deteriorate the purifying ways of nature and its self-correcting flow within and about us."

Cohen finds that we suffer because an unreasonable bias in Industrial Society's stories rejects that our planet acts like an attractive living organism and that we are similar to a cell in it.  This bias leads us to believe that we don't need to "Do onto Earth and nature as we would have them do onto us."

A field report about coming into balance, from one of Dr. Cohen's students states:

"Doing this Natural Attraction Ecology activity while sitting under a tree, I heard the environment's callings. I felt attracted to look over my head. The trunk of the tree against which I was leaning towered above me with its leafless branches stretching toward the sky. It was like each of those branches was an arm with hands and fingers trying to grab the sun, the air, the Without a thought, my arms stretched above my head and my hands and fingers were reaching for the sky soaking up the sun and air. Then the message was loud and clear: ' I sense, I feel the grace of nature's balancing ways; therefore, I am.' Strong feelings of affirmation flooded through me. They alerted me to the fact that just as branches reach high to take in the environment, roots growing downward are grounded and that this branch-root relationship maintains equilibrium while it promotes life. I felt loving and devoted to these fulfilling satisfactions that I sensed. I became aware that did not need more than I already had."

The pioneering mission of Project NatureConnect is to increase personal, social and environmental well-being by helping individuals genuinely connect their thinking and feeling with the sensitive natural attraction intelligence of nature's regenerative ways, in and around them. The online program's subsidized and accredited training courses enable students to use their 53 inherent natural senses to make conscious sensory contact with the intelligence found in natural areas, backyard or back country.

Special jobs and grants are available to new faculty or training applicants in the nature-connected ways of Natural Attraction Ecology.

Further information: contact Michael J. Cohen, Ph.D.
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Recipient of the 1994 Distinguished World Citizen Award, Ecopsychologist Michael J. Cohen, Ph.D., is a Program Director of the Institute of Global Education, where he coordinates its Integrated Ecology Department and Project NatureConnect. He also serves on the faculty of Portland State University and Akamai University. Dr. Cohen has founded sensory environmental education outdoor programs independently and for the National Audubon Society and Lesley University (AEI), conceived the 1985 National Audubon Conference "Is the Earth a Living Organism," and is an award winning author of "The Web of Life Imperative," "Reconnecting With Nature," and "Educating Counseling and Healing With Nature." A video about his lifework may be viewed at

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