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.