Connect to nature to connect to yourself.

Immersing  yourself in nature can make you feel rejuvenated, productive and more appreciative.It can be also beneficial for mind clarity and new life perspective that can even surprise you.

Spending time in nature definitely contributes to our overall  well being and we should plan our days and lives around it more. London is thankfully a city with so many wonderful parks, gardens and green spaces around that are easily accessible.Not to even mention UK’s beautiful country side.

The fastest way to connect to nature even in a busy day at work, is to take a lunch break in the nearest park or even better have a picnic on the grass.It is much better to spend an hour of your lunch break surrounded by nature than being in the supermarkets in an impossible queues stressing out will you be back to office in time.

Instead sit on the grass and recharge your batteries. But there are also many other ways that you can connect with nature and enjoy that relaxing energy that nature gives unconditionally. Here are some of them

  •  Move your curtains and  open the windows if possible
  •  Pick some flowers from the market or from your garden and place it around your home 
  •  Walk barefoot on the grass or  the beach 
  • Plant your own garden or plant a tree 
  • Instead of a treadmill in the  gym, you can run or exercise  outside in nature 
  • Take children hiking or bike riding in nature 
  • Observe nature and really let yourself breathe it all in, noticing the little details.  
  • Go camping
  • Swim in the lake, sea, or river  
  • Enjoy the wind on your face
  • Absorb the sunshine -but protect your skin first 
  • Meditate under some old big tree and thank it in the end by hugging it
  • Tune in the effortless flow that is present in nature
  • Sky and Stare gaze

Read also: 5 Essential Oils That Will Help You Create A Relaxing Sanctuary At Home

Nevena Bridgen


Nevena Bridgen is the Founder of The Wives of Westminster. She is an opera singer and a wife of MP Andrew Bridgen.

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