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Truth is in favor of you and me; for the truth of our enemies whom we have been serving here in the U.S.A. for over 400 years (whom we did not know to be our enemies by nature) is the truth that the Black Man must have knowledge of to be able to keep from falling into the deceiving traps that are being laid by our enemies to catch us in their way which is opposed to the way of righteous of whom we are members. ~ The Honorable Elijah Muhammad

Friday, August 2, 2013

Connecting with Nature Boosts Mental Health and Well-Being

nature scene 263x164 Study: Connecting with Nature Boosts Mental Health and Well BeingAccording to researchers from the University of Michigan, outdoor recreation is associated with higher mental well-being among veterans. These benefits seem to be long-lasting for many, suggesting the feel-good vibe of natural sticks with you even after you’ve gone inside.

Over the past ten years, we’ve seen a significant swell in the number of men and women who have seen active duty battle. The immortal boogieman, the “War on Terror”, has sent thousands off to war and brought many back physically, mentally, and emotionally damaged. Many of these veterans struggle to adjust to civilian life once again and this alone has led to a soaring suicide rate among veterans. While recovering after war is certainly a multi-pronged approach, a new study suggests spending time outdoors should play a central role.  Read more...


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