Five Scientific Reasons to Be in Nature

For some people, it can be hard to get into the spiritual divine part of nature. It just isn’t
appealing for what they’re looking. However, nature can also be grounded, pun
intended. There are many scientifically proven phenomenon that occurs when spending
time in nature. Here are just a few:

1.Vitamin D

Vitamin D promotes bone health and dental health. It is also known to reduce the risk of
cancer, heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. It also increases blood flow by relaxing
one's blood vessels.

2. Disconnecting from the Web

It’s well known that continually looking at your phone or computer isn’t the most healthy
habit. Many find it difficult to stop, or they will finish one and then get on the other.
Forcing yourself into the woods where you have no option to be on either your phone or
computer supports you in unwinding.

3.Resting your Brain

Our brain uses around 20% of our energy, plus 5-10% more when we're focused on a
task. When our mind is overworked, it will affect the rest of our body. Being clear-
headed and cognizant is a significant advantage in life. A clear mind will boost your
relationships, creativity, and career!

4. Breathing in Fresh Air

Fresh air will improve your blood pressure since the body doesn’t have to work as hard
to get oxygen. Breath is also super important to reduce the stress you experience. It can
be the determining factor in the “fight or flight” response. An excellent breath can relax
your whole body, and many good breaths can change your attitude. When in doubt,
take a breath.

5. Getting Exercise

Exercise is the key to living a long and healthy life. When exercising in a natural
environment, you can access numbers 1-4 all at the same time. Seeing animals in their
natural habitat is known to create a sense of peace, and exploring gives a sense of
fulfillment.

Come to fulfill all these needs at Sacred Grove. We will fill up your cup, and you will
leave experiencing a sense of Sacredness and wholeness, just by being here, in nature.

 

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