4 Experiences Only a True Pluviophile Will Understand

By |2020-05-28T20:38:15+03:00May 28th, 2020|Categories: Inspirational|Tags: , , |

What is a pluviophile and could you be one? The definition: a pluviophile is a person who has a special love for the rain. Is this you? Then you will probably relate to the experiences described below. 4 Telltale Signs That You Are a Pluviophile 1. The smell of rain is one of your favorite ones There is nothing as satisfying as the smell of the rain. A true pluviophile knows it better than anyone else. So if you are one, then this earthy scent

Waters in Venice Canals Turn Crystal Clear Because of Coronavirus Lockdown

By |2020-04-06T13:32:02+03:00April 6th, 2020|Categories: Environment & Planet, Inspirational|Tags: , , |

As I read about the clear waters in Venice canals and the plethora of wildlife in the city, I visualize someone pushing the reset button on the world. In the Veneto region of Italy, the waters in Venice canals are unusually clear. Wildlife is bustling around waterways, as ducks build nests. Even a wild boar running through the streets caught the attention of many. Why? Unfortunately, because of COVID-19, a viral disease. This monster illness took thousands of human lives as it swept through Italy,

Nature-Deficit Disorder Is a Real Thing: How to Get Your Kids to Spend More Time Outdoors

By |2020-02-19T18:25:43+03:00February 7th, 2020|Categories: Family & Parenting, Lifestyle, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , |

Are your children not getting as much sun as they should? They may have a case of nature-deficit disorder. This condition is little considered and as a result, often left untreated. This article may be the first time you’ve read about it, so allow us to explain what it is and what you can do to prevent your kids from developing it. What Is Nature-Deficit Disorder? Nature-Deficit disorder refers to the idea that people, particularly children, are spending less time outdoors, resulting in a host

How to Be More Grateful and Feel Happier with What You Have

By |2020-02-20T20:58:46+03:00January 23rd, 2020|Categories: Personal Growth, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Sometimes in life, everything strikes at once. What can you do when life doesn't only dole out lemons — it pitches them speedball-style at your head? You can't change some external circumstances, no matter how hard you try. But you can practice mindfulness and feel more grateful for what you do have. These little rituals can help you be more grateful and happy to keep your balance when life leaves you teetering at the edge. 1. Visualize a Happy Memory Your breath doesn't abandon you,

6 Fall Activities to Help You See the Beauty of This Season

By |2020-02-23T15:59:42+03:00September 7th, 2019|Categories: Environment & Planet, Inspirational, Lifestyle, Travel|Tags: , , , |

Finally, the beautiful season of rainy days and crispy leaves is here. You may be surprised to hear something like that or you may understand exactly what I mean. Unexpectedly enough, there are many people who dislike summer and love fall. Are you one of them? Or is there a quizzical expression on your face as you read these words? In either case, I’d like to suggest a few fall activities that will help you plunge into the spirit of this season. Below are a

Remarkable Earthing Benefits for Body and Mind Revealed by Eye-Opening Research

By |2020-02-23T16:42:07+03:00August 13th, 2019|Categories: Health & Wellness, Natural Health|Tags: , |

In today’s world of information overload, we can forgive you for suspecting that the phenomenon of “earthing” doesn’t have any scientific basis. However, you may be surprised to hear that research conducted by a group of medical professionals into the benefits of earthing has yielded interesting results. The earthing benefits we have been hearing about for so long from the margins of society are beginning to garner support in the scientific literature. What is earthing? Earthing or “grounding”, as it is sometimes called, is simply

8 Camping Essentials First-Time Campers Should Never Ignore

By |2020-04-22T12:52:02+03:00May 10th, 2019|Categories: Lifestyle, Travel|Tags: , , , |

Are you going camping for the first time? You will need a list of camping essentials you can’t do without. Modern life is pretty comfortable. We have all the benefits of technology and modern convenience in our homes, we have nice cars to get us around our cities, we have heating, cooling, hot running water and many things that human beings have lived without for thousands of years. You can get so used to all of this that it’s a surprise when the power goes

3 Grounding Techniques to Deepen your Connection with Earth

By |2020-03-02T13:57:33+03:00April 16th, 2019|Categories: Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing, Natural Health|Tags: , , , |

We see the terms "grounding techniques", “grounding” and “grounded” gaining momentum in the mental health and wellness discourses lately. There is a very good reason for that. Modern life is characterized by frantic everyday rhythms, stress, anxiety, and a host of pathological conditions, either mental or physical, to accompany all the frenzy. Grounding techniques can be a way to save oneself from the insanity that comes with urban lifestyles. Grounding oneself can prove to be vital in achieving amazing longterm improvements in their physical and