This is Your Brain on Art

Recent studies are showing how new physical connections occur in our brains when we create something. These are the same connections that make us better able to solve complex problems, come up with novel ideas and boost our emotional health. A study conducted by scientists in Germany in 2014 found that the act of art creation…

Recharging in the Trees

Have you ever heard of “forest bathing”? Its the Japanese practice of going into the forest to commune with the trees. There is even an association for it. The Association of Nature and Forest Therapy says: Forest Therapy is a research-based framework for supporting healing and wellness through immersion in forests and other natural environments. In Japan…