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How Nature Makes You Feel Good

Stressed, anxious or depressed? Take a trip to a local park, hike in the mountains, stroll on the beach or explore a garden for a natural mood boost. Even sitting on a park bench to listen to the birds chirp and the leaves rustle can make you feel calmer and happier. What's happening? Science can explain.Stock Images and Video of Nature The sun provides you with vitamin D which is used in a variety of bodily functions, including regulating one’s mood. Natural light also provides you with melatonin, a chemical that helps you sleep. Being in nature can also help you disconnect. A recent study found that people who check their emails or texts constantly, actually have higher heart rates. Kids look at screens 7 hours or more a day now, leading to higher obesity rates, attention disorders and even depression. Luckily, there’s an easy remedy. Just step outside and enjoy! Even in a major city, you can take a trip to a local park or green space.Custom Framed Prints, Mugs, Shower Curtain…