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Balancing Life: Connecting with Nature for Better Well Being



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Crystal Tyler-Mackey, Adam Downing, Michelle Prysby, Bethany Eigel

Did you know that nature reduces our anger, fear, and depression? Research shows it also increases our positive mood and overall psychological well-being. Join this session where our expert speakers, Michelle Prysby and Adam Downing, share ideas and strategies for connecting more with nature and the outdoors ... even for those of us "non-outdoorsy' types!

Presenters: Adam Downing and Michelle Prysby, Virginia Cooperative Extension

Hosts: Crystal Tyler-MacKey and the VCE Human Development Team

For more videos in this series, visit Balancing Life.

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Publication Date

August 26, 2021