Get Wild! What Being in Nature Does for You


AfroGranola

natureI love a nice, big city – crowded sidewalks filled with interesting people, cuisine from all over the world, tons of fun things to do, and every kind of neighborhood you can imagine. But at the end of the day, I’ve learned that nothing restores my sense of inner peace like a walk through the woods, or an afternoon at a quiet beach. Even a few minutes watching the birds at a park can be a healing experience. I find that a quiet morning in the yard can help me to feel more creative, less anxious, and way more centered by the time I get to work. Now science is starting to know why.

As human beings, we are wired to be in tune with our environment. Think about it – in the evolutionary timeline, cities (with all their lights, sounds, and stimulation) are a relatively new invention. Even…

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Director of Manchester School of Samba at http://www.sambaman.org.uk
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