7 Ways to Spend More Time in Nature (for Anxiety Relief)


Nature is an incredible tool for reducing anxiety, yet how many of us fully utilize its incredible powers? I grew up in a metropolitan area and did not spend significant time in nature until my early 30s. Since that time, connecting with nature has had profound benefits for my anxiety and overall wellbeing.


Spending time in nature need not be difficult or expensive. No matter where you live, a city park or other natural space is within a few miles of your residence. So, you really have no excuse! The secret to building a “nature habit” is to practice activities or hobbies that involve spending time in nature. In this article, I will detail 7 types of activities that involve spending ample time in nature.

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Blog Post I Am Featured In: 19 Ways To Conquer Low Self-Esteem

I’m proud to announce that I recently contributed to a blog post by author Jordan M Ring. I was fortunate enough to become acquainted with Jordan recently when he emailed me to tell me he enjoyed my book Tame Your Anxiety. I was extremely honored by his compliment because he is a respected author himself, as well as a blogger and tastemaker.

He asked me to contribute to a blog post called “19 Ways To Conquer Low Self-Esteem,” and I jumped at the chance. Low self-esteem is a chronic problem in our culture, but it is hardly ever discussed. I have actually considered writing a book about self-esteem, and I hope I do someday. I don’t feel I’m ready to write that book yet, but it’s high on my list of book ideas.

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