Category Healing

Urban Green Spaces And Gardens Linked To Improved Mood

Replacing Vacant Lots With Green Spaces Can Ease Depression In Urban Communities July 20, 20187:42 PM ET Heard on Morning Edition Growing up in Washington, D.C.’s Columbia Heights neighborhood, Rebecca Lemos-Otero says her first experience with nature came in her late teens when her mother started a community garden. “I was really surprised and…

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Nature Is Medicine—Even in a Prison Cell

When one is in love—especially with something as huge and beautiful and complex as trees—there is an urge to share this emotion with everyone, especially to those who have no opportunity to experience such feelings themselves. As my love of trees and canopy biota expanded, I sought to share my connections to nature…

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