Dreams have been described as dress rehearsals for real life, opportunities to gratify wishes, and a form of nocturnal therapy. A new theory aims to make sense of it all.
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The influence of the natural world on mental health.
Megan Delaney PhD, LPC
Pandemic fatigue and seasonal affective disorder loom with the changing of the seasons. A few minutes in nature can go a long way.
In response to the pandemic, teachers need to modify instruction. One way is to take the classroom outside; benefits include improved focus and reduced stress.
Lack of diversity is something we often notice in the workplace, government, wealthy neighborhoods, etc. But where are all the Black people in nature?
Have you explored your relationship with nature? Such is the heart of ecopsychology, the study of the intrinsic connection between the health of the planet and human well-being.
What if they close nature? Why we must behave in the great outdoors (and ways to cope at home).
The natural world is a welcome refuge for social distancing (and sanity).
Megan Delaney, Ph.D., is a professor at Monmouth University.