3 Ways To Connect With Nature & Elevate Your Mental Health
We spend so much time rushing around, glued to our screens, and eating meals on-the-go, but what’s the point of living in a perpetual state of stress when you have this one life to live?
You deserve to enjoy your life and to feel excited to wake up everyday!
If this is not your current reality, then wouldn’t you agree that something has to change?
This doesn’t mean selling your home, and moving to the desert to live in a tiny home…
Sometimes all it takes is time spent in nature to realign with your true self and get a glimpse into the true meaning of life.
In this article we’ll show you a few ways you can start to embrace the outdoors in more way than one- to boost your health, your mood, and transform your life!
Skip the gym and take your workout outdoors
Even if you live in a busy city, try to find a park close by where you can take some time to relax everyday, or even better, do your workout there!
Exercise is a great way to improve your overall mental and physical health, yet it can get a little depressing working out indoors at the gym day in and day out.
Put on your running shoes and hit the pavement where you can enjoy some fresh air, nice views and new scenery so you never get bored.
Bring nature indoors
Trees and plants have wonderful therapeutic properties, helping to relieve stress and anxiety, but did you know they may even improve your immune function?
Plants emit airborne chemicals called phytoncides that protect them against rotting and from insects, and these same chemicals seem to have a beneficial impact on humans too. To really immerse yourself in the benefits, you may want to consider forest bathing.
Of course, it can be hard to find a forest or to go outdoors when it’s pouring rain, so why not fill your home with plants and bring nature to you?
Here is a great list of easy to maintain indoor plants that will purifying the air in your home.
We absolutely adore these hanging air plant creations by Brooklyn-based Beanstalk and Company for easy-care plant companions in super unique metal geometric holders.
Indulge in products inspired by the great outdoors
One of our favorite ways to indulge in the beauty of nature is by using skincare products that are inspired by the great outdoors.
Our handcrafted soaps are so much more than just a way to get clean; we consciously source each skin-nourishing ingredient to create the ultimate beauty treatment while helping create a better world through organics, fair trade & charitable giving. Our soaps are infused with herbal and floral essential oils gifted to us from the earth, that will enliven your senses… and maybe inspire you to stay in the shower a little while longer!
With so many different scents to choose from in our shop, making the decision of which bar (or two) to choose can be hard!
Or maybe, you just love variety!
If this sounds like you, then our Ultimate Soap Sampler Gift Set is the ideal choice. When you order this set, you get to choose 10 (yes, 10!) sample size soap bars, one lip balm, a handcrafted wooden soap deck and even a beautiful gift basket to hold it all.
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