Two articles about the mental health benefits of “doses” of nature

“Why Nature Makes Us Happier, Healthier, and More Creative,” published by the Wall Street Journal, reviews “The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes Us Happier, Healthier, and More Creative” by Florence Williams. The author, a writer for one of mhconcierge’s favorite magazines, Outside, explores what current research has found about the benefits of spending time outdoors, regularly and frequently.  She concludes that even small, regular doses of time in natural settings, such as 15-45 minutes in a city park, are “enough to improve mood, vitality and feelings of restoration.”