BenefitsFirst of all, spending time in nature allows us to distance ourselves from electronic devices we are so addicted to. Therefore, it gives us a chance to unplug and forget about our obligations. Secondly, time spent in nature can lower our stress levels. Lastly, nature is highly beneficial for our health. One of the best sources of vitamin D is exposure to sunlight, and you can’t get that indoors. This vitamin is essential because it helps maximize the absorption calcium and it promotes the health of our bones and teeth. Also, it can reduce risks of cancer, diabetes, stroke and many other diseases. Additionally, fresh air will get your blood going, thus improving your blood pressure and the natural light improves our mood, normalizes our sleep schedule and makes us happier in general.
If you are camping by the river, you can swim and engage in other water sports. Also, spending time by the river can help you relax; you’ll be listening to the calming sounds of water and you can even bring a few comfy water loungers and relax in the sun.
Meditate OutsideFind a comfortable, quiet place in your garden, city garden or a park. The fresh air will refresh your lungs and clear your head, while simple meditation exercises will help you relax. Also, the sounds of nature, sun and light breeze will only boost the effect of meditation and your batteries will never feel fuller.
Don’t get caught up in your work and only spend time inside. The more time you spend bonding with nature, the better you will feel. Take up some of these activities, connect with your loved ones and spend some quality time visiting your old friend Mother Nature.