Nature, the Ultimate Anti-depressant

Time in nature is often referred to as the ultimate antidepressant because it affects us physically, mentally and emotionally. Being outdoors alleviates stress, positively affects our mood/overall mental health, helps us to “reset,” promotes cognitive functioning, fosters problem solving and creativity, supports work/life balance, stimulates social interactions and helps family connection and intimacy.
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10 Must-Do Chicago Adventures This Spring

Say what you will about winter in Chicago—but it sure makes you appreciate the spring. With the snow disappearing, it’s time to start planning to take advantage of the warmer weather and all the outdoor opportunities that abound in the area—at least for nine months of the year.
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5 Awesome Spring Rides Near Portland

When spring arrives, that's when the cycling starts getting good in Portland. True, there are tons of folks who ride year-round in Stumptown, but there's something about spring riding that's near impossible to beat. With no shortage of scenic loops to choose from, here are five perfect rides in Portland and beyond—along with what makes them so ...
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