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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...