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Nature is a “Happy Place” for Children

Nature is a “Happy Place” for Children

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 15, 2021 0

When children were recently asked to draw their “happy places,” more than half of them created drawings that included aspects of nature and outdoor spaces, such as gardens, grass, lakes, outdoor playgrounds, parks, rainbows,

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A City Park Visit Lifts Your Mood as Much as Christmas

A City Park Visit Lifts Your Mood as Much as Christmas

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 15, 2020 0

Santa Claus has long been known as the world’s biggest spreader of happiness and joy, but he now has some competition when it comes to eliciting smiles on Christmas Day. Recent research shows that

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Connection with Nature as a Child Means a Healthier Adult

Connection with Nature as a Child Means a Healthier Adult

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 7, 2020 0

Seeking out the natural world—and the wildlife that occupies it—is a good way to cope with the coronavirus pandemic and its resultant shelter-in-place edicts. But now, there’s even more reason to indulge in the

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