Understanding the Symbolism of the Acorn By: Nora Mueller

For many, the unassuming acorns that fall from an oak tree are the bane of those with driveways and front lawns that they’d like to keep clean underfoot. But in recent years, there has been a growing trend towards finding an alternative use for acorns, rather than just raking them together in a seemingly endless heap. In … Continue reading Understanding the Symbolism of the Acorn By: Nora Mueller

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Why do we feel so good in nature? Why does nature heal? The top 10 reasons BY: Kris Abrams

Earth, rivers, mountains and trees! Silent canyons, babbling creeks, and growing green gardens! If you spend time in nature, you’ve probably noticed that you feel happier out there than in here. But why? One of the better known theories, the “biophilia hypothesis,” suggests that we love nature because we evolved in it. We need it for our psychological … Continue reading Why do we feel so good in nature? Why does nature heal? The top 10 reasons BY: Kris Abrams

7 Amazing Health Benefits of Walking in the Woods You Probably Don’t Know BY: Robert Locke

Did you know the Japanese have a word for “forest bathing”? It is shinrin-yoku. As you can imagine from the translation, it just means losing yourself in the forest while enjoying the air, the scents, the vegetation and the sounds of birds and animals that live there. But did you know that there are some amazing … Continue reading 7 Amazing Health Benefits of Walking in the Woods You Probably Don’t Know BY: Robert Locke

15 Important Facts You Must Know About Ticks

Ticks: Everything you should know We get it: No one wants to think about ticks. They’re creepy, gross-looking, and spread diseases. Well, that’s exactly why you shouldstart paying attention to them. In the United States, ticks are responsible for spreading potentially-life threatening infectious diseases, some of which can trigger not just chills, nausea, and a fever, … Continue reading 15 Important Facts You Must Know About Ticks