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The research behind an understanding that natural environments refocus our attention, lessening stress and hastening healing
We owe so much to the planet on which we stand.
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Great article. To me it's just common sense - being out in nature or looking out a hospital window viewing trees has to be less stressful than looking a the side of a building.
Nature is healing and it affects how our bodies respond.
It is interesting to learn how nature and the enviromment has an effect on how we recover from illnesses
Great scoop! Thanks Kirk!
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So glad Jenn scooped this. Rudd is so calm and intelligent...and right.
This is awesome!
A study that monitored the health habits of 2,235 men over a 35-year period has confirmed exercise significantly reduces the risk of dementia.
I want one. No, I need one.
When dreams are big enough, love strong enough, miracles can happen. And one of those miracles is that stereotypes about people with Down syndrome are being smashed right and left. This blog includ...
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When I began farming on Vancouver Island, I took advantage of a small greenhouse on the property to start my own seeds. With a large vegetable garden and an equally large herb garden, I knew I coul...
USC Canada does it again! They have come up with a mapping system that will pinpoint the food biodiversity so critical to food security. Check it out.
Cream of tartar will be your new secret weapon in your DIY homemade green cleaning arsenal.
I knew about soda but not about cream of tartar. Thanks, Care2.
People who exercise regularly are better at creative thinking. This is the outcome of research by a cognitive psychologist, as outlined in a recently published article.
So my daily walks and the fitness classes will stay on the agenda.
Scientists have long suspected that corvids -- the family of birds including ravens, crows and magpies -- are highly intelligent.
Wonderful to keep learning about the intelligence of the creatures around us.
The artist says she has created a book of her illustrated guide to understanding introverts. Anyone know how to get hold of it?
Every moment is extra precious for 4-yr-old Lucas Hembree. Suffering from Sanfilippo syndrome, he isn
When I was a child, I gazed at the stars and wondered who lived there. I feel that same sense of wonder reading about the findings from a team of scientists who studied data from NASA’s Kepler spac...
Somehow the universe seems friendlier, knowing there are many other planets that could sustain life like ours or in some other wonderfully unique form.
Improvements in education levels, health care and lifestyle credited for decline in dementia risk.
Street workers, the homeless, students and teacher are raising awareness and halting violence against women in public spaces across Fiji.
In the first study of its kind, two researchers have used popular music to help severely brain-injured patients recall personal memories.
See more at http://www.overgrowthesystem.com
I am a big fan of Upworthy, whose contributors post a continuous stream of stories about “Things that matter”. Recently Adam Mordecai posted a link to a TED talk that rocked my socks. No wonder it ...
Oh, so right, Ash Beckham. We are all in closets of one kind or another. Coming out of them is hard, and your three simple, difficult rules are key.
Biologists have observed two crocodilian species -- muggers and American alligators -- using twigs and sticks to lure birds, particularly during nest-building time.
Yet another species we've been underestimating
Sometimes your local UPS driver is doing more than delivering boxes. Every so often, he or she might be saving an animal's life.
After a diving accident left Jason DiSanto paralyzed from the neck down in 2009, he had to learn how to navigate life from a powered wheelchair, which he controls with a sip-and-puff system.
In the Dutch TV programme College Tour (march 8th, 2013) Whoopi Goldberg hugs an autistic man after he has told her how her role in Star Trek changed his soc...
All creative people wonder if their work makes any difference or if they are just plying their lonely trade in the world. This video moved me to tears.
Gender identity is so much more complicated than I realized as a child growing up in post-World War II America. Had anyone told me about intersex babies, I would have been completely flummoxed. So ...
She knew from the time she was young, but that doesn't make transitioning easy. She is such an articulate and beautiful child and has loving, supportive parents.
For women in shelters, little luxuries can boost spirits. In 2011 four Montreal sisters-in-law decided to launch a project to brighten a few lives by providing shelters with small boxes filled with...
It is a small, affordable gesture of gifts that make women having a hard time feel cared for.
Instead of a city filled with scooter emissions what if we imagined a cleaner alternative?
Sustainable transportation is on the way.
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