Did you know that going outdoors and spending just 15 minutes in the sun every day can have incredible benefits on a person’s mood and mental health? Those of us seeking to improve our mental wellbeing know the importance of exercise in that process. Less well known are the benefits of going outdoors and spending time outside in the sun. In this article, we will explore some of the ways that spending as little as 15 minutes outside every day can help to improve your
Are you using the summer months to improve your health or are you wasting the best period of the year entirely? Unlike the moody spring or the chilly autumn, the summer months offer the best opportunities to go out and enjoy life on a daily basis. Besides enjoyment, leaving the apartment can also greatly aid your health by lowering blood pressure, heart rate, the risk of heart disease and the level of stress. Enjoying a period to the fullest is all about organizing it. A
Research shows that three-quarters of British children get outdoors more rarely than prisoners, as a result of "the digital age". Contemporary digital technology and parental fear are the main reasons which lead children to have an isolated lifestyle. Since children today spend little time outdoors, their health is pretty impaired. Often, they lose their sense of environment. Scientists explain that the active playing is very important for the health and development of children. However, the parents today have a fear of open spaces for children,
Do you need to escape in nature and don't know which items for camping to have with? We've created a list for you. Initially camping trips used to simple and viewed as a primitive adventure but these days it is no longer the case. Thanks to the evolution of technology you are in of an exciting, exhilarating and long lasting camping experience. Below are 10 must-have items for camping for anyone who wants to enjoy any sort of outdoor adventure. 1. Biolite Campstove USB charger
Capturing the essence of the outdoors and bringing it into your home, to create a relaxed and natural style, can be achieved easily when you follow the hints and tips shown in our infographic. We have included the pros and cons of different flooring options, along with ways to use colours, light, soft furnishings, and accessories inspired by nature to give your home a fresh, natural look. We have also included the use of natural aromas to stimulate your senses into believing that you are
It’s such a great time to reconnect with your family while contributing significantly to their well-being. We all aim to have a great future that is fun and filled with happiness without illnesses. One of the best ways to ensure that we pass the same to our children is by engaging them when performing exercises. Our behaviors can significantly help in modeling our children. This is mainly because their characteristics are shaped by our actions and deeds. For your children to consume a healthy
There is no contest between spending time indoors as opposed to spending time outdoors, at least not to me. Spending time in nature can be one of the most fulfilling and healthy activities. The Japanese practice that’s called Shinrin-Yoku, which is the art of “forest bathing”, is one way to immerse yourself in nature. To objective is to become renewed. The Scandinavian have a similar practice which is considered open-air living or friluftsliv. Edward O. Wilson coined the term for natural enjoyment, “Biofilia”, which is
You don't need a ton of time or even effort to upgrade your outdoor space. In fact, in an hour or less you could complete a project that will further turn your backyard or balcony into an impressive oasis. Here are 10+ such projects to consider. 10. Get Rid of the Pests Nothing kills an outdoor party like insect bites. Make your own citronella candles or turn an empty wine bottle into an attractive mosquito repelling torch. The simplest and quickest bug deterring "project," though?