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We publish research-based articles on all topics related to living healthy lives, including physical activity, children's health, stress reduction, outdoor workouts, and more. 

PaRx Initiative in Canada: Physicians can prescribe nature time + forest bathing tips from Dr. Qing Li

Erstellt von Laura Scott, M.A. |

A doctor ordered prescription for nature you say? Yes! Recently launched in Canada, PaRx encourages and assists licensed physicians and other…

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Research confirms exercise and brain power for kids + how to incorporate movement breaks in the classroom

Erstellt von Laura Scott, M.A. |

Scientific studies are measuring how aerobic exercise impacts brain development in children and adolescents. The results are astounding- aerobic…

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6 tips to move more during home office

Erstellt von Laura Scott, M.A. |

A remote office set-up offers privacy and if you decide to take a step away from your desk and stretch, no one is judging! One can see this as an…

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Son and father on bicycles in front of a lake.

The power of physical activity for prevention and management of chronic diseases

Erstellt von Laura Scott, M.A. |

Physical activity is wonderful and I personify it as encompassing magical, life-changing potential. I intentionally use the word "magic" because you…

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10 reasons urban green spaces are now more crucial than ever

Erstellt von Laura Scott, M.A. |

There is an undeniable allure when it comes to natural green spaces, and it’s been shown that simply viewing vegetation positively effect mental and…

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8 incredible health protecting benefits of forests

Erstellt von Laura Scott, M.A. |

There is exciting evidence supporting the need for investing in forests and green spaces for the health of all. This should get you up and moving, and…

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Free monthly happiness calendar from The Greater Good Science Center

Check out the free Happiness Calendar from The Greater Good Science Center- to inspire happiness, gratitude and well-being in your day to day life.

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Forest Bathing in Usedom: Curative and Healing Forest in Heringsdorf

Erstellt von Laura Scott, M.A. |

Discover a must-visit forest for the entire family to experience nature immersion. It's the perfect spot to unplug, move and let your mind recharge.

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5 benefits of nature-based play for kids

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Need encouragement to take a nature walk with the kids? Scientific research investigating unstructured, nature-based play in children is increasing,…

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3 reasons why kids need outdoor exercise

Erstellt von Laura Scott, M.A. |

Cardiovascular activity supports a functioning immune system and is of great importance for keeping children healthy. Children need at least 60…

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An ENERGIZING total body HIIT outdoor workout

Erstellt von Laura Scott, M.A. |

Searching for an energizing, total body outdoor workout? You’ve come to the right place! HIIT (high intensity interval training) is fantastic for…

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