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Shape Your Brain in Nature

Young man wearing headphones while relaxing in a natural forest.

What can you discover in nature today?

Take time to appreciate new or hidden sources of beauty in your natural environment. If you can, take a picture, or find other ways to share this exquisite observation with others.

SCIENCE SAYS:

Being in nature has a profound impact on the brain. Spending time outdoors in a natural setting can help reduce the stress hormone cortisol and feelings of anxiety – while boosting dopamine levels that tend to increase happiness, attention, creativity and wonder.

BEGIN BY:

  • Exploring a nearby park
  • Trekking through nature trails
  • Spending at least 20 minutes outside each day
  • Seeking out aspects in nature (big and small) that you find uniquely beautiful

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