Spending time in natural spaces has a host of benefits for your mental and physical health. There’s even a scientific name for taking part in outdoor activities—ecotherapy.
Research suggests spending time outdoors enjoying the greenery, breathing in the fresh air, or going for a stroll can help you relax, decrease negativity and improve your mental well-being.
Benefits of a “nature” prescription include:
- Decreased blood pressure
- Lower risk of chronic disease
- Better sleep
- Increased energy
- Improved brain health
- Decreased anxiety and depression
- Greater sense of well-being
Reap the health perks of being outside
If you want to take your outdoor experiences to the next level, contact a health coach email@example.com who can make recommendations to optimize your summer Rx.