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7 Science-Backed Reasons To Get Your Kids Outside

Most of us intuitively know that we feel better when we spend time outside.

Dr. Lawrence Rosen
August 5 2015

10 Great Reasons To Get Outside More Often

Humans are drawn to nature. We feel better when we spend time in forests, gardens, or parks. Edward O. Wilson termed this desire to connect with...

Dr. Cyndi Gilbert, ND
July 19 2015

Yes, You Can Take Great Nature Photos. Here's How

There's nothing quite as invigorating, physically and psychologically, as time spent amidst beautiful landscapes — especially when they're free of...

Kerry Leibowitz
July 12 2015

It's World Population Day! 15 Gorgeous Places Humans Haven't Ruined

Today marks World Population Day — an event first recognized when the planet hit the 5 billion mark in 1989. Sixteen years later, our population is...

Emma Loewe
July 11 2015

How To Experience The Wild Feminine, Your Key To Creativity

Summer brings with it a sense of abundance. And with that abundance comes a number of ways to connect to the wild feminine through nature itself.

Chris Maddox
July 10 2015

Got The Blues? Take A Walk In The Park Right Now

Many people go on walks to clear their heads, but apparently, walks are only effective when they're out in nature. Like, real, green nature — not the...

Emi Boscamp
June 30 2015

5 Really Good Reasons Why Kids Need Time In Nature

Children who spend time in nature early on in life are much more motivated to get outside when they are older

Ros Hunwicks
June 19 2015
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10 Ways To Get Happier (That You Probably Haven't Tried)

It can be hard to feel happy with all the unexpected twists and turns our hectic days can take. Still, we know there’s much to be grateful for — if...

June 17 2015

Happy Birthday, Ralph Waldo Emerson! 20 Of His Greatest Quotes To Inspire You

Essayist, lecturer and poet Ralph Waldo Emerson would have been 212 years old today. His ideas about nature, freedom and individualism not only...

May 25 2015

5 Powerful Ways Nature Can Teach You To Be More Confident

When I need a bit of a boost, I find tuning into nature helps to reduce my stress, and builds me up once more. Here are five treasures from trees to...

Ros Hunwicks
May 14 2015

How To Make Your Active Lifestyle More Eco-Friendly

It's time to celebrate our wonderful planet Earth and abundant Mother Nature for everything they provide! We all want to do our part to help green the...

Monica Nelson
April 22 2015

7 More Reasons To Buy Fresh Flowers

Having grown up in Holland, I've always loved flowers. I've even had one named after me (the Frederique’s Choice lily, in 2005). That honor furthered...

Frederique van der Wal
April 11 2015

11 Tips For Your Next Digital Detox

Do you check your iPhone as soon as you wake up in the morning? Are you hunched over your laptop after work? Glued to the Ipad during your commute?...

Frank Lipman, M.D.
April 3 2015

How To Harness The Power Of Nature For Stress Relief

When I was young, my family moved to a remote little cottage on the edge of a vast and enticing forest. It was an amazing place to be, and I spent...

Ros Hunwicks
March 30 2015

8 Scientifically Proven Reasons To Spend Way More Time Outside

Novelist Jane Austen said, "To sit in the shade on a fine day and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment." And who could argue with her? I...

Dr. Patricia Thompson
March 27 2015

The Importance Of Going Barefoot + How To Reclaim Your Feet

How often do you take your shoes off just to feel the grass between your toes, walk around the house barefoot because you can? My guess is probably...

Mary Whaling
March 14 2015

7 Benefits Of Growing Up With Hippie Parents

The word hippie means something different to everyone — but I like to associate it with what is arguably its original meaning: a person who embraces...

Kaia Roman
March 5 2015

People Were Made To Be Kind, Science Says (Video)

If the fact that it's Friday wasn't enough good news for you, then you're in luck. Drum roll, please ... People aren't innately selfish, power-hungry...

Emi Boscamp
December 5 2014

11 Feel-Good Strategies That Only Take A Minute

It's so easy to get caught up playing the victim, to throw ourselves a pity party, and wallow in our misery — we're all guilty of it from time to...

Melissa Ambrosini
November 20 2014