Spring has sprung, and we’re using this time to spring into action! We’re working to make Lost River Cave the best nature resource it can be for our community. Thank you Bowling Green Daily News for highlighting our work. We can’t wait to welcome everyone back to the Park when things open up again. Find the Full article here.
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As we all continue to practice safe social distancing in quarantine, we all have a lot more free time on our hands than we are typically used to. We can all use this downtime as an opportunity for positive change in our lives. Use this time to learn new skills, pick up a new hobby, or reconnect with what makes you happy. Check out the list below on a few ideas!
5 THINGS TO DO FOR YOURSELF DURING SELF-QUARANTINE
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FINDING YOUR ZEN
Meditation is one of the best things we can do right now for ourselves. Not only does meditation relieve stress, which we could all use, but there are so many other benefits to this practice! Meditation is also known to increase memory, compassion, and is known to aide in deeper more restful sleep to name just a few! There are also many different types of meditation out there, so you are bound to find the perfect practice suited for you. You can find more information on the benefits of meditation by clicking the button below.
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A ONE OF A KIND GARDEN
Although we are all in self-quarantine, there are still so many ways that you can connect to the natural world around you. Creating a container garden can not only be a relaxing experience, but you will be able to personalize it with plants that best suit your lifestyle. bring the outdoors in and level up your cooking skills. Grow some of your favorite herbs that are sure to make your tasty meals even tastier! Check out these tips and tricks to starting your garden.
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STRETCH AND STRENGTHEN
Yoga has becoming an increasingly popular based on poses that enhance mind, body, and well being. Many people think that because they are not flexible that yoga isn’t the right fit for them. The good news is you don’t have to be the most flexible person in the room to reap the benefits of this practice. Improved respiration, energy, and vitality are just some of the benefits that yoga can bring to the table (or mat). Interested in learning more? Find out more on what yoga can do for you below.
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UNLEASH YOUR INNER ARTIST
It’s time to get creative! Painting is a great way to express yourself. It has also been known to improve memory, build problem solving, motor skills, and is a known stress reliever. Put your skills to the test while enjoying this fun downtime activity. Who knows, you may just be the next Van Gogh!
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YOUR STEPS TO HEALTH
Spending more time at home gives us the perfect opportunity to create the perfect exercise routine. Daily exercise and sunlight are two of the best things you can do for your mental and physical health. Not only does exercising provide an opportunity to better yourself. It allows you to get outside and enjoy the nature that surrounds you. A lot of things might be closed or canceled right now, but nature isn’t one of them!