Houseplants are awesome indoor air cleaners, but some of them are more effective than others at filtering out pollutants and toxic chemicals in the air. This infographic highlights the best air-filtering plants, according to a NASA study. - Gardening Prof
“The snow had begun in the gloaming, And busily all the night Had been heaping field and highway With a silence deep and white.” [The First Snowfall, st. 1 (1849).] ―James Russell Lowell [art by Joanna Logue]
When it was time for photography student Katie Joy Crawford to pick a concept for her senior thesis exhibition, she chose to portray her inner struggles through a series of powerful self-portraits. My Anxious Heart is an important project that explores General Anxiety Disorder. "They keep telling me to breathe. I can feel my chest moving up and down. Up and down. Up and down. But why does it feel like I’m suffocating? I hold my hand under my nose, making sure there is air."
"Life is passing rapidly. Fiercely commit to every moment you find beautiful and remember it. Record it. Fully, whole-heartedly inhabit it. Awareness is one of the greatest things you can possess in this life, as it is as important as the very air we breathe and the water we drink." - Victoria Erickson quote