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5 tips to a greener Easter

By: Shea Gunther on April 21, 2011, 1:35 p.m.
Out with the Easter bunny

Photo: Jem/Flickr

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Appreciate nature

One of the best parts about Easter is that it's a reminder that spring is on the way. Try to spend some time out in the woods and fields this Easter. Pay a little homage to Easter's pagan roots and take a moment to breathe deeply and listen to nature. Really — just close your eyes and listen. That's what gets us up in the morning here at MNN — this beautiful natural world that we're charged with preserving. Studies have shown that people who spend time outside are healthier, both physically and mentally. Hug a tree, pat the grass, and smile up at the big ol' Easter sky overhead.