Episode 110: Stress and the Benefits of Being Outside

I love that we don’t really tend to think of nature as being kind of gender neutralizing or equalizing, and it can be.
— Florence Williams
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In this show I talk to science writer Florence Williams, author of The Nature Fix, about how spending time outside can help lower our stress levels and allow us to gain perspective on daily problems. Most of us live and work in urban environments, spending hours a day in front of a screen. Nothing could be less natural. In this show we talk about how spending time outdoors can improve our lives in multiple ways, and how women can benefit even more than men.

You can also read a transcript of the show.