Get Outside

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Where can you go to be healthy and find happiness? Try going outdoors.

Science suggests connecting to nature may provide us with the resilience to meet the challenges of everyday life, in other words deal with the stress.

A Stanford study found that individuals who walked in nature experienced less anxiety and negative rumination. They also felt more positive emotions such as happiness and joy. Researchers also found that you experience the largest boosts to your mood and self-esteem after just five minutes outside doing some form of light exercise, like walking.

So, surround yourself in the magic of mother nature for a natural high today. We have great friends here in town who are ready to help.