Why Practice Nature Connection?


Did you ever wonder why you feel better when looking at a wilderness vista or taking a walk along a forested trail? Medical research over the past 35 years has found the answer. It turns out that we need to be connected to nature for our bodies to be healthy and work effectively.

Health Benefits of Connecting with Nature

  • Boosted immune functioning with an  increase in the count of the body's Natural Killer (NK) cells
  • Reduced Blood Pressure
  • Regulated Heart Rate
  • Reduced Stress
  • Improved Mood
  • Increased ability for focused attention (even in people diagnosed with ADHD)
  • Accelerated recovery from surgery or illness
  • Decreased Blood Sugar
  • Increased Energy Levels
  • Improved Sleep
  • Increased Generosity and Empathy
  • Improved Creativity and Problem Solving Abilities
  • Improved Human to Human Connections