5 Ways to Incorporate Nature in Schools for Better Student Performance

5 Ways to Incorporate Nature in Schools for Better Student Performance

Biophilia is our innate tendency to seek connections with nature and other forms of life. However, we spend over 90% of our time indoors, with students spending around 6 hours per weekday inside school buildings during the typical school year. It is no wonder then, that many children and adolescents may lose their connection with […]

5 Ways to Bring More Nature Into Your Life

Biophilia refers to our innate tendency to connect with the nature around us. It explains why we find the sounds of a stream or a crackling fire soothing or feel mentally restored while walking or hiking in nature. However, with modern life becoming more urban and with the average person spending over 90% of their […]

Bringing Nature Indoors to Build Resiliency This Winter-03

Bringing Nature Indoors to Build Resiliency This Winter

In a year that has been universally stressful and restrictive due to the global pandemic, handling ongoing pressures and uncertainty has called for some creative solutions. A poll conducted by YouGov on behalf of Healthy Minds Innovations found that in order to maintain well-being, US workers are exploring a wide range of coping strategies including […]

Tips to Inspire Mindfulness at Home

Tips to Inspire Mindfulness at Home

In previous articles, we have discussed the importance of managing stress both as a preventive health strategy and as a regular practice to help maintain well-being. The pandemic and other current events have generated a unique set of stressors. If you are working remotely, you might find yourself struggling to concentrate on work, keeping irregular […]