How Art Heals

How Art Heals

It has long been observed that art can profoundly influence emotions and even the physical body. Stendhal syndrome (aka hyperkulturemia) was named after the 19th century French author, who described his visceral reaction to seeing Giotto’s frescoes on the ceiling of...
Want to Feel Well? Walk in Nature.

Want to Feel Well? Walk in Nature.

To many people, taking a nature walk seems like a intuitive approach to coping with stress. However, there are many distractions in our modern world that simply override our mind and body’s innate wisdom, and not all of us take the time to consider this approach...
The Hidden Danger in Furniture

The Hidden Danger in Furniture

You wouldn’t think that laying your head on your pillow at the end of the day would pose a health risk right? Most of us know that sleep is one of the most important aspects of health. Yet, in the US, many of the materials we use on an everyday basis –...