Skip to main content

The Healing Wonders of Nature

Ruby writes from the Philippines. Aside from writing, she enjoys organic gardening and researching anything useful and helpful.


According to studies, in order to greatly improve your health and well-being, you need to spend at least two hours every week outside, either all at once or over the course of numerous trips. When juggling school, personal time, and maybe a job, two hours may seem like a lot, but your health is worth the commitment.

Nature restores your well being.

Nature's influence on well-being is a fascinating field of investigation. In a Mind research, 95% of individuals polled claimed spending time outside made them feel calmer and more balanced. Ulrich and others, found that nature is linked to a pleasant mood, psychological wellness, meaningfulness, and vitality.
Nature improves our attention span. We naturally focus on nature because we find it intriguing. This refreshes our hyperactive thoughts for new duties.


Nature reduces stress.

According to research, our stress levels are influenced by our surroundings and can rise or fall. Your neurological, endocrine, and immunological systems' functions are all changed at any one time by what you are seeing, hearing, and experiencing.
You could experience anxiety, sadness, or helplessness as a result of the stress of an uncomfortable situation. Your immune system is subsequently suppressed as a result, which also raises your blood pressure, heart rate, and muscular tension. Positive surroundings change that. Often, when my mind is so cluttered, I try to go to a river and listen to the sound of a stream for 30 minutes or more. Guess what, when you leave the river, you are a different person. Your perspective will change. Your leave the river with a heart that has become lighter.

Being in nature improves your mood.

Spending time in natural settings, or even simply observing natural sceneries, could "increase happy experiences," according to the findings of a study that was carried out at the University of Minnesota. The simple act of going outside may do wonders for one's mental state. Notice your peers or yourself for example, when you are outside and meet people, it becomes almost automatic to smile at everyone you meet.Nature seems to force you to give a natural smile even if you just simply sit on a rock or something so long as you are in nature.

Scroll to Continue

Nature influences one's ability to think creatively and solve problems

Have you ever noticed how much simpler and more easily controllable an issue appears to be after you've spent some time outside? Whether they go for a stroll, ride a bike, go for a run, or simply look up at the sky, according to the findings of a study that was carried out in 2012, spending time in natural settings may help people become more creative and improve their ability to solve problems. This is the finding of a study that was conducted in the United Kingdom.

Spending time out in nature boosts mental health.

According to the findings of several pieces of study, there are positive effects that spending time outside may have on one's mental and cognitive health, as well as their mood and emotional well-being. During your next study break, take some time to check out some of the jaw-dropping natural areas that are located close to your school and all throughout the city. This is the place where you should be.

You can find hope in nature.

A study that was carried out in 2006 by Jolanda Maas and others found that people who lived in areas that were lush and green were more likely to have a more positive outlook on both their health and their future. This was the case regardless of whether the study was conducted in the United States or elsewhere. It has been demonstrated that being in close proximity to natural surroundings may lessen feelings of stress and improve one's quality of life overall.

Try the activity known as "Forest Bathing"

The physiological and psychological therapy known as "Forest Bathing" was pioneered in Japan in the 1980s. The word "Forest Bathing" refers to the practice. The practice, which is sometimes referred to as "Shinrin-yoku," was established with the intention of accomplishing two goals: first, it was meant to alleviate tech burnout, and second, it was intended to motivate people to connect with and conserve green places in their communities.

Final Thoughts

The famous reformer Martin Luther declares, "God writes the Gospel not only in the Bible but also on trees, and in the flowers, and in the clouds, and in the stars." I am inclined to agree with what he says. It is a "gospel" of peace and healing for all those who hear it.

Nature boosts your immune system.

This content reflects the personal opinions of the author. It is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and should not be substituted for impartial fact or advice in legal, political, or personal matters.

© 2022 Ruby Campos

Related Articles