Do you enjoy spending time in nature?

The benefits of being in nature abound. When we get closer to it – be it untouched wilderness or a backyard tree – we do our brains and bodies a favor. This is true for all ages and walks of life; the outdoors offers one of the most reliable boosts to our mental and physical well-being. In fact, studies showContinue reading “Do you enjoy spending time in nature?”

Alcohol Use Rising with Pandemic Stress

Early in the pandemic, adults in the United States were drinking more alcohol to cope with the stress of it all, researchers found. More than a year later, those early spikes in alcohol remained consistent through 2020 — and in some cases, soared even higher. That’s according to a new study by RTI International, aContinue reading “Alcohol Use Rising with Pandemic Stress”