Florence Williams - Ogden


Florence Williams

Florence Williams

Oct 29, 2018, 7:00 pm

Author

Florence Williams

Book Title

The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes Us Happier, Healthier, and More Creative

City

Ogden

North Region

Venue

Weber County Main Library
2464 Jefferson Ave
Ogden , UT 84401-2404
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Description

Florence Williams visits Weber County Main Library in Ogden to discuss The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes Us Happier, Healthier, and More Creative on Monday, October 29th at 7:00 PM.

The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes Us Happier, Healthier, and More Creative takes readers from forest trails in Korea, to islands in Finland, to eucalyptus groves in California. Williams investigates the science behind nature’s positive effects on the brain. Delving into brand-new research, she uncovers the powers of the natural world to improve health, promote reflection and innovation, and strengthen our relationships. As our modern lives shift dramatically indoors, these ideas―and the answers they yield―are more urgent than ever.

Florence Williams is a journalist, bestselling author, podcaster and public speaker. She is a contributing editor at Outside Magazine and a freelance writer for the New York Times, New York Times Magazine, National Geographic, The New York Review of Books, Slate, Mother Jones and numerous other publications. She is also the writer and host of the new Audible Original series, Breasts Unbound, as well as Outside Magazine’s Double-X Factor podcast. A fellow at the Center for Humans and Nature and a visiting scholar at George Washington University, her work focuses on the environment, health and science.

This event was made possible by the Weber County Library, Weber Book Links, and Utah Humanities.

Genre

Nonfiction

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