Tag: quiet

Mind and Body in a Nearby Quiet Space

This post continues last week’s introduction to the health benefits of nature encounters. For greater detail and citations, please check out the new Nature Sacred Monograph “The Sacred and Nearby Nature in Cities”. We are approaching nearly 40 years of research about the linkages between nature experiences, human disease prevention, and health promotion. As more…

Reclaim Quiet, Civic Sacred Space

We are bombarded with sensory input everyday, all the time. Car horn blasts, background cell-phone conversations, car exhaust, and digital screens wherever our eyes may wander. Constant stimulation is harmful to health. Urban residents need community spaces that serve as buffers from the sights and sounds of a city; elevating health and well-being for all….

"Today I became someone different. I made something very special come alive. A place where we could sit, think, get outside and get our minds together."

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