Fitting Wellness Into Your Life

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Healthy Holidays

Managing Holiday Stress with Rest and Sleep

The holidays can knock the best of us out! The narrator of The Night Before Christmas poem wears a cap as he and “Ma” take a long winter’s nap. Good call! Rest and sleep are not just nice to ...
How to Celebrate the Fall Equinox
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How to Celebrate the Fall Equinox

Come late September, usually the 22nd or 23rd of the month if you live in the Northern Hemisphere, the weather isn't the only thing changing. You probably also notice the days "shortening" as it ge...
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circadian rhythm

How to Have a Happy Summer Solstice

If you live in the Northern Hemisphere, the end of June marks a special time of the year. What's the meaning of June 21st? It's the "longest" day of the year, meaning the day with the most hours of...
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8 Ways to Connect with Nature

"Ecotherapy'' is another term for the therapeutic benefits we receive when we connect with nature. It might seem too simple to have a substantial impact on your mental and physical health, but in f...
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environment

The Benefits of Gardening

Gardening comes in many forms and can be done by just about anyone, including children, city dwellers, and older adults. Even if you don't have your own backyard or a big space to devote to a garde...
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citizen science

Track & Preserve Nature with Your Phone

For 25 years Journey North has been using “citizen science” to understand, preserve, and protect nature, especially migratory species. Anyone from newbies to scientists can participate, and many sc...