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    Viewing Nature Scenes Help You to Heal

    Viewing Nature Scenes Help You to Heal

    Posted At: 2019-11-11
    Scientists have long known the act of observing nature has distinct healing properties. Research carried out in the 1980s found hospital patients with views of trees recovered more quickly; showed decreased need for pain and anxiety medication; had fewer post-operative complications; were most positive in their feelings; than patients with views of a blank or brick wall.
    Mountains are extraordinary places

    Mountains are extraordinary places

    Posted At: 2019-11-03
    Mountains are extraordinary places. Often when people reach the summit of a mountain, it is hard for them to describe in words how they feel. The feelings are intensely personal and deep in ways hard to explain to people who have never experienced such moments.
    How waterfalls are healing to the body

    How waterfalls are healing to the body

    Posted At: 2019-10-31
    In cities, our bodies are continually bombarded by electromagnetic fields. High energy electromagnetic waves carry so much energy they can literally break bonds between molecules. Detrimental affects include cellular and chromosomal damage, increases in cancer epidemiology, among other problematic health concerns. Electromagnetic radiation generates positive ions, which are carbon dioxide molecule
    An Energetic Symbiosis with Nature?

    An Energetic Symbiosis with Nature?

    Posted At: 2019-06-29
    Quantum physics reveals everything is made up of energy and the energy of “things” is constantly interacting with everything else in the local environment. Some evidence suggests the chemical and electromagnetic properties of the body do interact with energy in our environment. The energetic element to health is finding more support in emerging fields of science.
    The Power of Nature to Heal

    The Power of Nature to Heal

    Posted At: 2019-06-29
    I’ve always believed being out in nature had many psychological and physical health benefits. Time in nature is not just leisure time for me, it’s an essential investment in my health. Old-time therapies suggesting people with ailing health go for walks outside in forests or near the sea were not merely incidental advice, they were really onto something.
    The Couch to the Summit Philosophy – My Ten Elements of Health

    The Couch to the Summit Philosophy – My Ten Elements of Health

    Posted At: 2019-06-26
    Health professionals and scientists universally agree exercise is necessary for physical and psychological well-being. Defying exercise is like trying to defy the laws of nature and it appears life doesn’t seem to go optimally for any lifeform defying nature’s laws. In the end, nature finds a way to restore order and balance.