Merlin Philosophy Walks Featured in MWA Newsletter

We love Montana and the great outdoors!  That’s why we are thrilled to announce that we were recently featured in the Montana Wilderness Association‘s Wild Divide Chapter Newsletter! Please click here (or on the image to the left) for news about some important things happening in our area, including desired…

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Why a Walk in the Park is Good for Our Brains

Can walking in green, natural spaces (parks, outdoors, natural environments) improve your mental health?  Yes!  A growing body of research shows that being in nature does in fact lower stress levels, improve memory & enhance affect (mood).  But how exactly does it do this?  According to a recent study in…

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Why Walking Can Make You a Better Thinker

Merlin MCC | Why Walking Can Make You a Better Thinker

Ancient Greek philosophers believed there to be a deep, intuitive connection between walking and thinking (and writing).  Getting up and walking about (especially outdoors in nature) can make us better thinkers.  But is such a belief justified? In this pithy and insightful article, Feris Jabr (of the New Yorker) discusses…

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