03/18/2015 08:00 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

These Beautiful Spring Illustrations Are Here To Help Lift Your Spirits

The weather is starting to warm up and so are our spirits.

Spring is an opportunity to shed our bitter-weather blahs and adopt a happier, more mindful attitude. And what better way to do that than reconnecting with nature? There are some serious health perks to getting outdoors, from relieving stress to boosting brain function. If that doesn't convince you, take a look at the inspirational illustrations below, which remind us not only to appreciate our lush surroundings, but know there's always room for growth. So long, winter blues!

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Mike Medaglia is a comics artist and illustrator originally from Canada, now living in London. His book One Year Wiser will be published later this fall from SelfMadeHero. His work explores spirituality and comics, and he also produces a monthly comic for The Huffington Post UK. To learn more, visit his personal website or follow him on Twitter.

--Posted by Lindsay Holmes



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