Autumn is just around the corner, and this is the best time to be outside, enjoying what nature has to offer. You can do so by going camping, Go Ape Guildford or hiking, biking, swimming, running, or even walking with the family pet at the park. 30th September will be National Get outside Day. Below are five reasons for spending the time enjoying the great outdoors.
Promotes Mental Health
According to the findings of research by Stanford University, people that walk for about an hour or more in nature have less activity in the area of their brains that is linked with depression. Given the rise in mental health cases, this can be a natural answer.
On the other hand, a university in Japan found that Shinrin-Yoku (forest bathing) had a significant impact on mental health. According to these studies on forest bathing, they believe that this can be attributed … Read More