Tag Archives: nature

Mushrooms, Health and Self-Care

paul stamets with a giant mushroom

Before I dive too far into this post, I want to point out that plucking up random mushrooms from your backyard and eating them is a really dumb idea. There are a growing number of known health benefits associated with our fungal friends, but there are plenty of reasons to exercise caution, the most obvious of which […]

Self-Care Challenge (Day 4): Walking in the Woods

Sunlight peeking through the trees

On day 4 of my 366-day self-care challenge, I explored walking in the woods. Walking in the woods has always been a revitalizing treat for my soul. Somehow, being reminded of my smallness beneath the towering trees really puts the world into perspective. The feeling is something between humility and enchantment, and it often leads me to […]