Top model Karmen Pedaru is styled by Morgan Pilcher in ‘Cool To Be Kind’ — as in how to be kind to yourself and your body by connecting with nature. Photographer Alexandra Nataf captures the rough elegance fashion story for Porter Magazine #32 Summer 2019.
New research just published in the Frontiers in Psychology confirms what we all know but don’t want to face in our modern, technology-driven lives. Taking at least twenty minutes out of your day to stroll or sit in a place that makes you feel in contact with nature will significantly lower your stress hormone levels.
“For the first time” ever, researchers have conducted a study on the most effective dose of an urban nature experience to counteract the effects of modern stress. That stress kills over time with high-cortisol levels that promote inflammation in the body with a corrosive, degenerative effective on key organs and psychological wellbeing.