Episode 23: Mental Health & the Outdoors

Featuring Florence Williams & Sonya Pevzner

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Banner image by Gale Straub

A discussion on the ways spending time outside impacts our mental health. We interview Florence Williams, author of “The Nature Fix” (we review it here!) and Sonya Pevzner, who blogs about anxiety and depression as it relates to the outdoors. In addition, we hear from listeners about their experiences with depression and anxiety and the ways you’ve found healing through outdoor activities as simple as walks in nature and as challenging as canyoneering for the first time.

At the end of the episode, we chat with Jen Gurecki, founder of Coalition Snow about their current kickstarter. They’re so close to their goal!

Purchase Williams’s “The Nature Fix.”

Note: We misspoke in citing Sonya’s blog, it is www.pevzdispenser.com

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Music is by Sro, Kai Engel, MindsEye, RoccoW, and Lee Rosevere via freemusicarchive.org

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Author Florence Williams (Photo by Sue Barr)


Sonya Pevzner
Coalition Snow Kickstarter!


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