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How the Outdoors Reduces Stress

More and more research keeps coming out citing the benefits of getting outside and enjoying natural beauty. At Imagine Backyard Living, we believe that you reap these benefits you don’t have to go far. In fact, having a personal outdoor oasis in your own backyard is a pivotal way to enjoy the natural world from the comforts of your home.

Here are several ways that getting outdoors can make you healthier:

  1. Makes Exercise Easier
    Finding the time to fit in exercise can be a weekly challenge. The beauty of spending time in your own backyard means fresh air, a closer gym, and an enhanced ability to take in the trees, grass, landscaping all while getting your heart rate up.
  2. Increase Brain Function
    Spending time outdoors is said to increase concentration skills and boost creativity. Start a morning routine with your coffee in your backyard and get an extra leg up on the day!
  3. Vitamin D
    Most individuals soak up their vitamin D from the sun. It is a necessary vitamin for bone growth, cell growth, to reduce inflammation and boost immune function. Be careful though, too much sun and exposure can increase the risk for skin cancer. You only need about 10-15 minutes of direct sunlight daily to satisfy your vitamin D needs.
  4. Boost Happiness
    Spending time outdoors can help decrease stress levels and help you gravitate to a more positive mood. Take protection and comfort from your outdoor property and revel in the natural desert environment of the Valley of the Sun!
  5. Hydrotherapy

A relaxing soak in the warm soothing waters of a Jacuzzi Hot Tub will go miles to improve your physical and mental health and overall wellness.

Our team at Imagine Backyard Living knows that the sky’s the limit when it comes to designing your ideal outdoor environment. Get in touch today and let us help you bring your outdoor dreams to fruition while helping you reduce stress.

Author
Janele Panousopoulos