“Nature makes us nicer as well as calmer.
It may also make us nicer to ourselves.”
Science is proving what we’ve always known intuitively: Nature does good things to the human brain. It makes us healthier, happier, and smarter.
Imagine a therapy that had no known side effects, was readily available, and could improve your cognitive functioning at zero cost. It exists, and it’s called “interacting with nature.”
For a delightful overview of this subject, check out this article by National Geographic:
My thanks to Mimi Guarneri, MD, FACC, ABIHM, president of the the Academy of Integrative and Holistic Medicine for the above quotes from her most recent newsletter.