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From Dallas to Prosper: Trading the city for rural life

When Dallas Sports FM Radio 105.3 The Fan Host Ben Rogers approached his wife Kat about leaving Dallas and moving to the country, she thought he...

The - ahem - "pee" factor of buying country land

I love living in the country. I am writing this article from a shooting house on our land overlooking several hundred yards of food plots we...

How Earthing Could Change Your Health

What is earthing? Our health writer explains the practice that scientific and medical studies are showing could change your health for good.

Live free or die: Life according to Colbert

MOULTRIE, Georgia--If you love a good “fish story,” ask Colbert Sturgeon about the time he caught a fish with his face.

4 ways solar energy will save you money

A solar energy consultant shares not only how using solar energy can cut your electricity costs, but how it actually might make you money.

Why kids need nature more than ever

Last Child in the Woods author Richard Louv argues the rising use of technology in education makes kids' need for nature even stronger.

Embracing the light: How the sun is good for you

Did you know sunshine fights disease and promotes spectacular health? It's time to embrace the light!

Country living = Spectacular immune systems

Health writer Kristen Boye looks at the latest scientific studies showing how rural living builds powerful immunity in people.

The benefits of well water

One often under-appreciated health perk of rural living is unlimited access to a cleaner, more natural source of water: well water.

How Rural Living Helps You Stress Less and Live Longer

Five ways living in the country can give you a huge boost in your health by reducing daily stress levels.