Take a Walk in Nature
When you think of going for a walk in nature, you think I am going to talk about exercising, right? Wrong!
Going for a walk outside is more than just exercise. There are other ways that you profit from being outside and walking in the nature setting.
Just being in nature has its benefits. According to studies, it can improve your cognitive function by just going outside and walking around. If you talk a long walk in a forest, you can improve your memory and attention. That is huge for those of us who are starting to feel that our memory is not so good anymore!
It also has been found that being outside can improve your immune function and decrease concentrations of adrenaline and cortisol in your body.
Walking also increases your breathing, helping you to absorb more oxygen, which also assists your brain functions. If you are in clean air, not in the middle of the city, this will invigorate you. If you do live in the city, try walking when the smog and ignitions are at the lowest point.
If you suffer from diabetes, make sure that you take good care of your feet. When going outside for a walk, take precautions so that you do not cause any tissue damage. Use a good foot care cream that helps protect your feet.
Also, wear sunscreen any time you are going outside. This will protect your skin from being damaged by the sun and help to prevent skin cancer.
By walking outside in nature, you can help to reduce your waist, increase your self-confidence, reduce the risk of illness, reduce stress and a whole lot more!
Did you think that just going outside and taking a walk in nature could give you all of these benefits? Isn’t it great to realize that you can go outside and gain from the experience!