Great Outdoors

Nature’s Healthcare System: 7 Amazing Health Benefits of Nature

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We all enjoy a colorful sunset or walking through a beautiful park. But did you know that nature is hugely beneficial for your health? Here are seven ways that nature positively impacts our emotional, mental, and physical wellbeing. 1. Natural Stress Relief: In the hustle of today’s society, it’s more important than ever that we learn to manage our stress. Numerous studies link observing or participating in natural environments reduce blood pressure as well as the stress-related hormones cortisol and adrenaline. 2. Natural Immune Supporter: Spending time hiking in the woods or surrounded by plants and nature can naturally boost...
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Alaska Parent Review

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Packing for the great outdoors? Here are some cool camp-friendly items to consider... BAND ON, BUG OFF Forget those mosquitos – and those messy, toxic mosquito sprays! Mosquitno Bandz are all-natural, non-toxic, DEET-free wristbands made of silicone rubber infused with 100-percent citronella oil to effectively repel bugs for up to 150 hours (or six days). These sporty comfortable wristbands are also waterproof and come in lots of fun colors – even glow in the dark. Ages 3+. Read more...