10 Reasons why being outside is good for you

Photo by Mike Petrucci on Unsplash.com

Photo by Mike Petrucci on Unsplash.com

Being outside in nature can have a wonderful cleansing effect on you. Research from many studies shows just being outside can affect health, happiness and creativity. Here are ten benefits.

Benefits

  • Improve short term memory
  • Has de-stressing effects
  • Reduces inflammation
  • Helps eliminate fatigue
  • Helps fight depression and anxiety
  • Improves ability to focus
  • Perform better on creative tasks
  • Lowers blood pressure
  • Helps prevent cancer
  • Boosts your immune system

Be more human
In short, Florence Williams, author of “The nature fix: why nature makes us happier, healthier and more creative” says being in nature makes us more human. Read more about her book here.

 

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So what are you doing reading this blog post? Get outside!

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