October 4, 2021

What I Watch when I’m Too Stressed Out.


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I’m not talking about movies or TV shows—although I can definitely chill out to a whole season of “Lucifer” with the best of ’em.

I’m talking about nature cams.

Obviously, getting out in nature to witness the real thing is preferable. But sometimes, it’s just not practical. Or available.

Sometimes, you just need to breathe, to let your worries fall away for a minute. I have these three cams bookmarked for exactly when I feel like that, and I thought it was time to share them with Elephant readers too. Because the whole world feels pretty stressful right now, doesn’t it?

May they be of benefit:

You thought dogs were the goodest boys to ever exist? May I introduce puffins:

Although I live in northern Canada, I still don’t see the northern lights quite like this:

(P.S. Sign up here for aurora alerts via email so you know the best time to view. Or, you can try an app—there are a few good, free options.)

Did you know there’s such a thing as “Fat Bear Week“? The contest ends October 5th. I’m rooting for 152 Walker. Watch the bears do bear things here:


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