Link: http://www.vice.com/read/why-is-nature-actually-good-for-your-mental-health

By Lucy Jones
May 24, 2016

Have you ever come home from a day in the countryside and felt... better? Mood altered, anxiety soothed, mind hushed? It seems obvious that getting out of the clanging grind of the city every once in a while might be good for your mental health, but recently, scientists have been working out whether flowers, grass, trees, and wild animals could be used to treat depression or anxiety.

Link: http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-homeless-inmates-judge-20160517-snap-story.html