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Florence Williams recently wrote The Nature Fix where she describes how doses of greenery can sharpen one’s memory, increase one’s creativity, lower stress levels, and counter negative thoughts.

Williams, a contributing editor at Outside Magazine, talks about the exponential mind and body benefits of immersion in the natural world with Hurry Slowly host Jocelyn K. Glei [listen here].

While open water swimmers can appreciate a relaxing walk in a tranquil park, we wonder how many walkers, joggers, climbers, cyclists have ever completed a few kilometers swim in a tranquil lake or along a turbulent coast?

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