Tuesday, December 04, 2012

Treehugger Tuesday

There's another great article out about how spending more time in nature has a measurably positive effect on the mind and body. This most recent one was just published in Outside Magazine:

Outside Magazine, December 2012
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Take Two Hours of Pine Forest and Call Me in the Morning

These days, screen-addicted Americans are more stressed out and distracted than ever. And nope, there’s no app for that. But there is a radically simple remedy: get outside. Florence Williams travels to the deep woods of Japan, where researchers are backing up the surprising theory that nature can lower your blood pressure, fight off depression, beat back stress—and even prevent cancer.

Read the entire piece here.

No comments:

Exploring urban nature, birds, birdwatching, birding, hummingbirds, butterflies, dragonflies, bees, hawks, raptors, wildflowers, trees, mushrooms, environment, binoculars, spotting scope