Reading a story for only 10 minutes a day is amazing for a person’s mental well-being and creativity, according to a world authority on the usefulness of fiction.
The article goes into say that there are different novels for different emotions. It includes Hamlet for grief, Jane Austen novels in general for warding off heartbreak, Virginia Wolfe’s Mrs Dalloway for anxiety, or My Brilliant Friend for loneliness.
The key is to try something a little bit different with each book, just minutes a day can improve your well-being.
Just outside of Victoria, British Columbia, this Canadian historical landmark of 55 acres has been preserved by 5 generations.Their contribution has been to turn cement empire from a limestone quarry into a garden preserved for the public.Butchart Gardens contains over 900 varieties of plants 26 greenhouses.With 100 years of development, the gardens boast wondering pathes, exotic trees, eclectic water fountains, and specialized gardens such as a Japanese garden, Dragon garden, Italian garden and rose garden.The grounds have been expanded to include special areas for concerts, festivities, spectacular lighting for night tours, a restaurant and gift shop.