With Phase 2 of re-opening for Nevada being extended until the end of the month, some of you might be feeling stressed, frustrated, and stuck in the same place. Since the Parks Foundation has transitioned to tele-serving for AmeriCorps members, I have found myself stru...

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Running can be a wonderful outlet for stress for many, and a source of stress for others. If you want to pick up running as a hobby, here's a guide to help you fall in love with that runner's high!

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

These are crazy and confusing times for many of us here in Northern Nevada. Businesses are closing their doors, employees are working from home, and friends and families are refraining from socializing as they normally would for the foreseeable future. The next few wee...

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

When I discovered that over 200 parks exist in Reno, Sparks, and Washoe County, I was astonished, and after two years here I still find it incredible just how much there is to explore. I’m lucky enough to work at the Parks Foundation, where my lunch break consists of a...

What is wellness?  One hears and sees the term everywhere these days, ubiquitously drawing over a billion hits in a quick Google search.  Explained simply, wellness is a state of being healthy in body and mind. The caveat in this definition being the deliberate effort,...

I have a prescription for you. No copays. Unlimited refills. And, it may be one of the best health decisions you ever make. 

Rx: Go outside—whenever possible.
 

You may have heard a lot of buzz lately about the health benefits of nature—and for good reason! Spending time...

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Sometimes life is a little bit too much to handle, and stress starts to build up in my body. I feel it in my shoulders, in my legs, and in my attitude. I become restless and cranky. The four walls and ceiling above my head start to close in around me and I feel cramped...

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