WQED Digital Docs

Forest Bathing: The Healing Nature of Nature

We've known for a long time that taking a walk outdoors can be beneficial for mental health. But new studies suggest that spending time in nature, especially among trees, offers scientifically-proven benefits to both mental and physical wellbeing. This new documentary takes viewers into the woods for a lesson in Forest Bathing, the practice of mindful observance of nature that originated in Japan.

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Authentic Lives: Art, Expression, and Identity

Art is often an expression of one’s true self, a medium utilized by many queer individuals

The Heart of the Dance

Meet Adam McKinney, Artistic Director at the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre since March 2023.

Brenda Tate: Making a Difference

Now at 81, Ms. Tate reflects on her remarkable career, overcoming addiction, and more.

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