Not Just a Picnic in the Park – How Being in Nature Makes Us Better Humans

I was born and raised in Portland, Oregon’s largest city, with a population of around half a million people (in the 90’s when I was growing up). Though I grew up in the city, I had the advantage of being within two hours of such beauty as awe-inspiring Mount Hood, the glorious Columbia River Gorge, … More Not Just a Picnic in the Park – How Being in Nature Makes Us Better Humans

Spring into Hygge: 11 Ways to Carry on the Coziness this Spring

When we think of Hygge, we often imagine warm blankets, soft lighting, cold days, and hot drinks. As we step into spring, where our days become brighter and warmer, we can still enjoy comfort and connection of Hygge: Bring the Outdoors In There is so much beauty blooming this time of year, why not cheer up … More Spring into Hygge: 11 Ways to Carry on the Coziness this Spring