Blocked? Take a hike

Blocked in your writing or just plain burned out? The Wall Street Journal has a fascinating article, “Mom Was Right: Go Outside,” on the benefits of time spend outdoors in nature. … 15334.html

Here’s a summary of the results:

And if you’re stuck in a concrete jungle, even a patch of greenery can make a big difference:

I love that. It helps to rationalize the time I spend most days walking in a nearby park or around a nearby lake. Perhaps I should look into finding a way to get those three-plus days away too.

Free free to share your own experiences and suggestions.

–Michael W. Perry, Untangling Tolkien