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Are you aware of the important impact exposure to nature can have on your health? I have come to appreciate the critical role nature plays in the maintenance of our health and well-being Not only does daily contact with nature improve quality of life, a walk in the woods may reduce a your self-criticism!


Inflammation is a leading contributor to the development of all diseases: from life’s daily aches and pains, colds, flu, infections, muscles injuries, joint pain to cancer, diabetes, Alzheimer’s, heart disease, depression, anxiety, Parkinson’s, ulcerative colitis, etc., and the vast majority of all disorders.

Your body naturally produces anti-inflammatory chemicals to counter this process, as does a healthy diet. A recent study, found a unique source of anti-inflammatory chemicals.


Research suggests that contact with nature can be beneficial, for example leading to improvements in mood, cognition, and health. A distinct but related idea is the personality construct of subjective nature connectedness, a stable individual difference in cognitive, affective, and experiential connection with the natural environment.




    Most of us are well aware of the positive aspects spending a few minutes outside provides.  In addition to sunshine exposure, causing the production of Vitamin D, a critical nutrient/hormone, an interesting study confirms that outdoor exercise creates the greatest improvement in mood and personal well-being.  The new study was published in the […]