Staying safe in the great outdoors takes more than avoiding dangerous animals. Sometimes predators are too small to be seen with the human eye. Since parasites, bugs, and bacteria lurk around every corner, you need to be vigilant. But that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the wonders of nature. What you need is a clear understanding of what is and isn’t safe when you’re out in the wild. Here’s a breakdown of the strange diseases you could come across on your next trek through the wilderness, and what you can do to avoid them.
Trauma is an emotional response to a horrific event. It could involve a sudden death of a loved one, rape, war, combat, a natural disaster, or even a non-violent event that rattles familiar expectations about one’s life and world. No matter what the traumatic experience entails, the result is often the same. It sends a person into a state of extreme confusion and uncertainty. But through the darkest of times, there is always light. And for many, that light shines brightest when reconnecting with nature.
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