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Nature Is Good Medicine For Stress And Depression

New York Daily News | Posted 12.28.2013 | Healthy Living

If you're struggling with stress, anxiety, or worry, get back to nature, advise British health experts. The mental health charity Mind just released a...

MORE TREES PLEASE: Another Link Between Nature And Our Health

Posted 01.21.2013 | Healthy Living

"I am the Lorax. I speak for the trees. I speak for the trees for the trees have no tongues," Dr. Seuss's the Lorax said. And perhaps we should all be...

Character and Cognition on Cornfield Creek

Wray Herbert | Posted 11.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Wray Herbert

Studies have documented the mind's deep, powerful, evolved attachment to nature, and shown convincingly that even brief exposure to nature can refuel us mentally -- focusing our attention and replenishing the cognitive resources needed for everyday challenges.

'The Best Way To Appreciate Life Is To Get Away From It' (VIDEO)

Posted 08.15.2012 | Teen

Taking their cues from Henry David Thoreau's trascendentalist classic book Walden, a group of North Carolina teenagers has made a ritual of escaping i...