The healing properties of nature, in relations to living a sober life, extend to the physical and mental aspects of our being and also provide us a living metaphor to be grateful for each day. Nature is resilient. It fights through what is ailing it and finds a way to overcome. The coping abilities of nature are something by which we should be inspired. Nature renews itself constantly, so it makes sense to look to nature for help in overcoming addiction, when personal renewal is needed most.
While supervised treatment is the safest, most effective detox method, it is also important for people at all steps of recovery to practice good lifestyle choices. Keeping one's whole state of health is mind when in recovery can be a powerful addition to any program.