Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, place to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul.
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The Best Place for a Break

The Best Place for a Break

Jan 24, 2011-- In the age of multi-tasking, constant communication, and overwhelming stimuli, studies show that a 20 minute walk helps refocus our minds and revive our spirits. Researchers explain, "Nature engages your attention in relaxed fashion- leaves rustling, patterns of clouds, sunsets, a bird, the shape of an old tree. It captures our attention in subtle, bottom-up ways and allows our top-down attention abilities a chance to regenerate. Attention, therefore, is "restored" by exposure to natural environments. (5476 reads)

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