Tag Archives: nature

Get Back to Nature to Put Stress at Bay

SATURDAY, April 13, 2019 — A small daily dose of nature may be the perfect prescription for stress. An eight-week study found that people who spent at least 20 minutes a day in places that made them feel connected to nature had significantly lower levels of the stress hormone cortisol. This so-called “nature pill” could… Read More »

Oxford Direct Services completes sensitive car parking projects at Aston Rowant National Nature Reserve

February 22, 2019 – A car park has been refurbished and another small parking area created at the popular Aston Rowant National Nature Reserve thanks to the Highways team at Oxford Direct Services (ODS). The work underlines the expertise of ODS in carrying out road and construction projects in sensitive areas such as the Natural… Read More »

Walking as therapy – 5 reasons Britain’s favourite nature presenter loves it

Kate Humble is one of the UK’s most well-loved nature presenters. Since the release of her book Thinking On My Feet Kate reveals why she loves walking as therapy and how we can make walking therapeutic for ourselves  In 1999 wildlife presenter and narrator, Kate Humble with her husband Ludo spent five weeks travelling through the Sahara… Read More »