Andy Boos (left) leads Kristin Penn as the two find fresh snow to stomp on during an Everett Parks and Recreation snowshoe trip near Grace Lakes at Stevens Pass in December, 2013. (Samuel Wilson / Herald file photo)

Andy Boos (left) leads Kristin Penn as the two find fresh snow to stomp on during an Everett Parks and Recreation snowshoe trip near Grace Lakes at Stevens Pass in December, 2013. (Samuel Wilson / Herald file photo)

Viewpoints: A winter walk in the woods good for body and soul

Spending a little time in nature can counteract the negative effects of our overstimulated lives.

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