Month: July 2016

The simple pleasures and benefits of being in nature

In every walk with nature one receives far more than one seeks. -John Muir, 19 July 1877 A gentle breeze blowing on your skin or the sun warming your back as you sit. The sound of birds singing at the first morning light, the smell of trees and grass after the rain, and the bluest sky you have ever seen. How about the taste of fruit freshly picked from the plant? The deliciousness of nature is there to enjoy for every one of our senses. Have you heard of biophilia? It is “…the idea that humans evolved as creatures deeply enmeshed with the...

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Last week (July 18 – July 24)

Meet the world’s most expensive pet fish from National Geographic

UNESCO’s newest world heritage sites, in photos from Condé Nast Traveler

CRAFT a life you love: Get clarity, discover your why, find your purpose and create a passion-filled life. from Lorena Knapp

75 simple pleasures to brighten your day from Zen Habits

Raise a child who loves life from Mind Make

The two big beliefs linked to anxiety from Quick and Dirty Tips

Nerd alert: Reading is good for your health from CNN

Feeling connected to nature is linked to reduced anxiety, study finds from PsyPost

The curious case of the bog bodies from Nautilus

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