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Archive for April 2017


From the beginning of time to the 21st-century people described certain areas as being holy or magical, as having a concentrated power or presence of spirit. Ancient legends, historical records, and contemporary reports tell of extraordinary, even miraculous happenings at these places where the sick become well; deities appear; artists receive inspiration, prophets see visions…

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Kids need adventure. Take them to visit Paddington Bear’s hometown.

What are the benefits for children from reading literature? Many educators agree that reading literature gives children these valuable life skills: Literature provides pleasure to listeners and readers. It is a relaxing escape from daily problems, and it fills leisure moments. Literature builds experience. Children expand their horizons through vicarious experiences Literature provides a language…

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Why you should visit Finland for an outdoor adventure.

Why should you get outdoors? Numerous scientific studies found that nature improves our health and well-being in at least three ways:     Physical activity increases when we get outdoors. Nature makes us move. Nature revives and helps us recover from stress. We find our concentration improves, and we can also reduce our pulse rate…

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