Do you want to boost your creativity? University of Kansas researchers have found evidence that spending at least 3 days immersed in nature, disconnected from your electronics, can result in a 50 percent increase in creativity. Richard Louv, author of Last Child in the Woods, admits he loves technology, but he identifies some of the effects of technology and recommends that we “match screen time...
doritnezter asked: I loved strolling down your blog. Great links to articles (if we need anymore convincing how important the natural world is to our lives, physiologically, mentally, emotionally, spiritually . . . ) Your photos is what captured my heart most. I, too, am drawn to light, reflection, simple and magical-mystical moments in nature, often very fleeting. Thanks for sharing your heart-connection and keen...
The Dirt on Dirt - National Wildlife Federation →
Many years ago, I picked my daughter up after work and the sitter apologized for her being so dirty. The kids had been playing outside. I told her not to worry…I figured the dirtier she was, the more fun she had. My daughter graduated with her Masters in Education recently and she commented a few days ago that she will do everything she can to make sure her students get to spend some part...
Ideas from Play Outside! →
This makes me wish I was a kid again! It’s easy to see why playing outdoors does more for developing creative thinking, problem solving, and social skills…not to mention healthier kids.
State of the Environment Photo Project →
Breathing in nature
I love being outside, a least when the heat isn’t oppressive or the cold doesn’t send me into convulsive shivers that rattle my teeth. Being outside is inspiring to me; it allows me to feel a sense of my place in the world as a part of life. Nature is magnificent as forests and oceans and wilderness areas, but it is also the grass and trees lining residential streets, the vacant lot in the middle...
Kenny Loggins - Conviction Of The Heart (Official Music Video) - Video “One with the earth, with the sky One with everything in life…”
Blog site: Your Outdoor Family: Outdoor Family Fun →
by Jenni Frankenberg Veal
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Research finding that indicates little girls who play in the dirt grow up healthier.