We must get our fingers off the keyboard and into the dirt. — Georgia Pellegrini
In Living Viscerally, an article in the March issue of Little Rock Soirée, Georgia Pellegrini reminds us of Arkansas’s beauty and that hunting is not just a man’s sport.
“We are meant to participate in nature rather than keep it at arm’s length. Being connected with the rhythms of nature makes us better human beings on this earth, better stewards of the land around us, and better friends to one another.”
And possibly better writers?
According to Business Insider, simply being outside can improve our short-term memory, lower our risk of vision-related problems, and relieve stress.
So instead of grabbing that third cup of coffee when you are losing your focus, try one of these activities instead:
After editing Georgia's interview, I took her advice and picked dandelion flowers to taste. (Did you know dandelions are edible?) I liked the flower, but the stem, not so much!
Thanks for reading, and let me know your tips for getting outside during the day!
Alora D. Boerner
Freelance copy editor serving nonfiction writers, small business owners, and job seekers.