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Relax, build self-esteem, and create a sense of place
Do you find that after weeding a row of flowers you have more energy, or after harvesting vegetables you feel a sense of peace? You’ve experienced the therapeutic benefits of horticulture...
Being in the wild is relaxing
When I want a break from the daily grind, I go outside. Paddling in my kayak, walking the sandbars of a river, or bicycling on a woodland trail bring me so much peace. Nature is the great equalizer...
Enjoy your garden for what it is, not what you wish it was
One of the best parts of my day is when I can survey my kingdom – my flower gardens. I walk around each one, taking in the blooms and smells. They’re certainly far from perfect, but good...
Today is an excuse to kick back and relax-- it's National Hammock Day!
Hammocks are seen as a symbol of summer, leisure and relaxation. They are typically used for sleeping, swinging and resting. So, take some time today to enjoy your own hammock, get some peace...
Take your favorite book and head outside to your own screened-in gazebo getaway.
Gazebo getaway Forget about running endless errands. Forget about mowing the ever-growing lawn. Forget about everything. It is a perfect Ferris Bueller kind of day to spend lazing around outside...