Category Archives: Healing Spaces

Spending time in spaces that are bright and warm, fragrant and with beautiful colors can be soothing and uplifting to the mood. In addition, when people are struggling with feeling depressed or sad or fatigued, it is healing for them to become more active. Going to healing places can help activate people. It can also distract people for a brief break from their worrying thoughts.

A good healing intervention is to take a person with mood difficulties to a healing place or suggest that they go there themselves. Below is a list of some of the places that can be healing:

Indoor Gardens

Cowles Conservatory

Health Commons at Dar Ul Quba

The Health Commons is drop-in center for residents of the Cedar Riverside area. It provides health-related education, links people to existing resources, and provides basic supplies for people who can’t afford them (all services are free!). The space is welcoming … Continue reading

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Minnesota Children’s Museum Access Program

MN Children’s Museum 10 West Seventh Street St. Paul, MN 55102 Tel: 651-225-6000 Fax: 651-225-6006 www.mcm.org   Neuroscience has confirmed that the first years in life are essential to future learning. Eighty percent of a child’s brain is developed by … Continue reading

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Cowles Conservatory, Walker Art Center Sculpture Garden

http://garden.walkerart.org/visit.wac 726 Vineland Pl.Minneapolis, MN 55403  The crystalline Cowles Conservatory contains a standing glass fish, a  fantastic lily pond,  Mexican fan palms and calamondin orange trees.  The space is warm, with bright sunlight year-round and a fragrant smell. Open Tuesday-Saturday … Continue reading

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Indoor Gardens

http://www.comozooconservatory.org/cons/gardens.shtml Map of Como Park Zoo and Conservatory grounds Winter hours (October – March): 10am – 4pm; Summer hours (April – September): 10am – 6pm Como conservatory offers indoor gardens all year round. The fragrance and warmth of the conservatory … Continue reading

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