Did you get outside this weekend?
(Here in Wisconsin it was absolutely glorious!)
Did you bask in the sunshine? Did you stroll through a park?
Did you hike through a forest or set of local woods?
If you did, you may have noticed your mood improving and tipping wildly towards happiness and joy.
Perhaps you noticed you felt more reflective and able to work through whatever your current set of life challenges might be.
If you concluded the state of your health and well-being is connected to the amount of time you spend in nature, you’d be correct. It turns out there is an entire body of research dedicated to better understanding exactly how our brains are influenced by nature. [Read more…]