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Shape Your Brain in Nature

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.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.

Ways to Begin:

  • Explore a nearby park
  • Trek through nature trails
  • Spend at least 20 minutes outside each day
  • Seek out aspects in nature (big and small) that you find uniquely beautiful

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