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The Healing Power of Nature
Forest looking up

We all know that feeling… the fresh breeze blowing through your hair, the sunlight warming your face, the sound of the waves crashing, and the cool sensation of digging your toes into the sand. It's not hard to recognize that being outside in nature is soothing to the soul, but did you know there are several scientific benefits of spending time outdoors?

Imagine yourself viewing a beautiful sunset in mesmerizing scenery. As you take in the sunset, your thoughts begin to fade into the background and your mind becomes clear. Your shoulders begin to drop and a feeling of relaxation radiates throughout your body. Your breathing begins to slow down and a sense of peace empowers you to let go. This is the healing power of nature! Thanks to current scientific research we can empirically see how spending time in nature can be therapeutic to the mind, body, and soul. 

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