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Meet Nathalie - Founder of Rooting for Earth

Nathalie Sophie Markiefka, MSc in Climate Change, Agriculture, and Food, and Bachelor of Business Economics, is a sustainable food educator, transformational coach, artist, and embodied herbalism practitioner. Over the past decade, she has developed and practised nature- and art-based methods to enhance self-awareness and self-actualization. Throughout her journey of healing from burnout and trauma, Nathalie has also explored ways to promote physical well-being through nutrition and movement.


Nathalie blends Food Science, Psychology, intuitive Art-making, Eco-philosophy, embodied herbalism and Qi Gong in her offerings to help women to connect with nature, achieve holistic well-being in body, mind, and spirit and develop their creative potential in service of Mother Earth. Her unique approach fosters harmony with the natural world, guiding individuals towards a more balanced and fulfilling life.


Her vision is for each woman to experience well-being and to uncover their full potential, enabling them to live a truly authentic life in co-creation with nature, leading to an eco-centric society where humans co-create with nature and live in harmony with all beings.

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What is Creative Resilience ?

Creative resilience at Rooting for Earth is the empowered capacity to adapt, thrive, and flourish amidst challenges by harnessing creativity, intuitive intelligence, and a deep connection with nature. It's about cultivating inner strength, and resourcefulness, in body, mind, and spirit to navigate life’s complexities in co-creation with nature.

It's about dancing with life and embracing the unknown with creativity, zest and purpose!

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Here's why building Creative Resilience matters:

- Enhanced Physical Health: Promotes practices that improve overall physical well-being, including nutrition and movement.
- Stress Reduction: Helps manage stress through creative and embodied practices, reducing the risk of burnout and related health issues.
- Increased Energy: Boosts vitality and energy levels by fostering a more balanced and holistic approach to health.

- Intuitive Intelligence: Develops the ability to make insightful decisions and perceive subtle cues through enhanced intuition.
- Innovative Thinking: Encourages creative problem-solving and adaptability in the face of complex challenges.
- Emotional Balance: Supports psycho-emotional well-being by integrating artistic and nature-based practices.

- Self-Awareness: Fosters a deeper understanding of oneself and one's purpose through reflective and intuitive practices.
- Inner Peace: Cultivates a sense of inner calm and spiritual alignment, promoting overall well-being.
- Personal Growth: Encourages continuous self-actualization and spiritual growth, leading to a more fulfilling life.

By integrating creative resilience into our lives, we not only enhance our own well-being but also contribute to the health and sustainability of our planet.

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