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Thank you to everyone, everywhere who joined us on Earth Day 2022 to set the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® title for the most photos of people hugging trees uploaded to Instagram in one hour!

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As part of the celebration of the International Day of Forest, Arocha- knust, put up a challenge dubbed ''Hug An Urban Tree" and I took part.
Forests are very important in many ways including, providing shelter, medicine, food, income, fuel, oxygen etc a lot of benefits.
There is a saying that, "when the last tree dies, the last man dies".
Let's all come together to protect our forest.


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8 year old Ceiba at OIG 😍 But i wouldn't us this one for the #hugatreechallenge 😅 #osainteractivegardens #puertojimenez #osapeninsula #costarica #kapok ...

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I was talking to a friend the other day who sounded like they could use a little grounding. 🧘🏻‍♀️I suggested to go outside and hug a tree 🌳, then snap a picture 📸,and send it to me. Well I never suggest anything that I wouldn't do, so I said I'd do the same, and I did. Minutes later, I got her picture and it brought a smile 😊to my face. Then I happened to talk to the company who does my payroll and mentioned it to them. Giggling to myself, I told a few other people who I happened to talk to. By that afternoon I had received 6 pictures of people hugging trees! What a smile it brought to my face! 🤩😂🥰
1) We can spend so much time and money trying to 'figure out' how to curb anxiety and feel less scattered and one of the best resources is right outside our front door!! Nature heals! 🤲🏼 Trees are among the world's greatest givers. Hugging a tree is a fabulous way to release oxytocin (anti-stress, feel good chemical), feel grounded, & lower pain and stress hormones! Try it and take some deep breaths as you bond with your chosen tree! ☮️
2) We have the ability to positively influence people with the smallest acts. Happiness and joy is contagious! Although it started off as a funny conversation and fun thing with a friend - By the afternoon at least 7 of us, and who knows how many more in this ripple effect, felt a moment of playfulness, joy, and a break from the "stress" of our thoughts/life. How wonderful is that?? 💗💗
So maybe we can start a challenge! #hugatreechallenge Show me YOUR picture!! Have a great day!! 🙏🏻🙏🏻
#hugatree #hugatreechallenge #naturelovers #natureheals #mothernature #beautyiseverywhere #hippie #treehugger #treehuggers

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🌎Started my birthday weekend celebrating Earth Day by hugging some trees with ncsualum2006 and duudlings 😍😍😍
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Have you ever hugged a tree? 🌲🌲🌲. Truly therapeutic 🙏. Eyes closed. Deep breath. Silence. Magical ✨
#therapeutic #nature #treehugger #hugatreechallenge #hugatree #pnw #pnwlife #carnationwa #duvallwa #seattle #woods #farmer #farmerlife #calmdown #grounding #energy #silence

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Title: Hugging a Tree

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For every record-breaking entry, REI will donate $1, up to $10,000, for reforestation of redwoods in the Santa Cruz mountains.

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