Blow the cobwebs away!

Do you know the feeling? You’ve had a hard day at work, or a hard day at home with the kids, or just felt out of sorts, then you take a walk outside or a bike ride or run and find that things are not that bad after-all?

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Being outside and in ‘nature’ can help to get things back into perspective.

Now, living in a world of so much research, the scientists have proven it!

“According to environmental psychologists, exposure to nature offers a number of benefits:

  • Better health
  • Reduced stress
  • Faster recovery from illness and injury
  • Less aggression and violence
  • Improved memory and attention span
  • Higher test scores and graduation rates
  • More creativity

Richard Louv even coined the term Vitamin N to describe how the mind/body/nature connection can enhance physical and mental health.”

If you are interested to read more, here is the linkย  from Positive Psychology News Daily

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Photo Credit: wallaad.com

So, next time you feel overwhelmed or you notice that your kids or class need some ‘fresh air’, take the opportunity to get out and enjoy the sun on your face, the wind in your hair and take some deep breaths to help your general well-being.

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Photo Credit: dailyburn.com

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4 thoughts on “Blow the cobwebs away!

  1. Another easy blog to understand, I like these. ๐Ÿ™‚
    I’m going to try getting out in nature most days.
    I like the picture of me walking. ๐Ÿ™‚
    Great Job!
    Lots of love,
    Noah xxxxoxxxooxoooxooxoxxxoxxxxxoxxxoxxoxxxxoxxoxoxxxxoxox
    ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ˜‰ ๐Ÿ™‚

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  2. To stand at night in the Australian bush and see myriads of bright stars spanning the entire sky from one horizon to the other, and to listen to a chorus of crickets , frogs, perhaps a baby bird or two and an occasional mooing cow, is something I would recommend everyone to experience. It is peaceful and healing and an amazing encounter with nature in all its wonder and glory. Jeanne

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