Nurture Better Brain by Nature Walking
Nature walk supports cognitive brain development

Nurture Better Brain by Nature Walking

Around the world, May is generally a warm month. #Flowers are in full bloom. #Animal families are growing, and then there is an #abundance of green and natural life all…

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Well being through Eco-Art- Therapy

Engaging in Art about nature deepens the connection with nature and provides well being. Picture courtesy: Wikimedia commons We all have a unique, deep, connection with nature. It could be…

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Earth Day Pledge: ‘Vitamin G’ Everyday
Green spaces are important for us.

Earth Day Pledge: ‘Vitamin G’ Everyday

Contradictions abound about our choice of the location we live. We long for nature to relax, but we live crowded in the cities. Most human beings now live in the…

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Engaging with Nature

Engaging with nature is important for life long connection with nature. Courtesy Over the last few weeks, some readers requested more clarity on how to get children to engage with…

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The Healing Power of Trees
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The Healing Power of Trees

Walking under trees is beneficial in many ways. Picture courtesy Some of my best #friends have been old trees. Growing up in a city in India, I made friends with…

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Healing Forests
Healing forests (C) Rani Iyer, 2019

Healing Forests

Healing properties of nature invite people to immerse in nature for rest and rejuvenation. When communities recognize the power of nature to heal, they begin to promote and protect the…

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Building Nature inclusive lifestyle
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Building Nature inclusive lifestyle

Building a lifestyle that includes interactions with nature everyday is critical for humans. Photo courtesy Interacting with nature is essential for a healthy life for adults and children. Being in…

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Wilderness Therapy
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Wilderness Therapy

We live in a paradox. On the one hand, we proudly uphold creativity, progress, and civilization that is built on human ingenuity. On the other, we distance ourselves from the…

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Playing Naturally
Playing in nature stimulates many senses.

Playing Naturally

Several studies have shown that being outdoors and interacting with nature has many benefits for people of all ages. In young children, it has multiple benefits, including cognitive, behavioral, and…

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Why Kids Need Nature in Urban Areas
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Why Kids Need Nature in Urban Areas

Playing outdoors is necessary for children. Picture courtesy As the urban neighborhood continues to expand and towns become assimilated into cities, the need for finding green spaces become critical for…

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Amazing Healing Power of Nature

Playing in nature heals and provides lifelong benefits In recent decades, there has been a rapid change in the lifestyle of people all around the world. More than half of…

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Get out to improve your mood

Getting in contact with nature improves our mood picture courtesy Every Tuesday, in Toronto, a group of people gather in the front steps of an old building. They have sturdy…

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What happens when you put kids under trees?

Every parent in the western world is grappling with a strange problem- the need to entertain their children.  Not only do they take care of the kids, they must also…

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Three Trillion and counting: We need more trees!

Trees are the life line of Earth in multiple ways The world needs trees. Trees improve our health and act as natural filters cleaning our air. Harmful pollutants and carbon…

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