This is the best 30 day challenge ever! Spend 30 minutes outside everyday for 30 days.
“Want to feel healthier, happier and more peaceful? Add a daily dose of nature to your routine.
Most of us spend too much time in front of screens and too little time outdoors. It’s time to fall (back) in love with nature!
This May, the David Suzuki Foundation is challenging you and people around the world to join the 30×30 Challenge by spending 30 minutes a day in nature for 30 days. Our goal is simple: to reconnect human beings with nature for the sake of their health and mental well-being.” David Suzuki
“I will try to create more happiness in the world around me”
Thousands of people all around the world are taking action to support the International Day of Happiness.
Let’s create a happier world together
Not everyone, but most of us want to be happy. In 2012 The United Nations declared March 20, the first day of spring, as the International Day of Happiness. So how can you have a happy life?? For some of us it just happens, but for others, it takes some work. I hope you will click on the link below for a little book with suggestions on how to be happy. I am not discounting anyone with troublesome economic problems. Some of those economic problems don’t exist in the world’s 2016 happiest country, Denmark. Read about it here.
Happiness suggestions from Actionforhappiness.org
Do things for others and volunteer your time
Take care of your body, go for a walk, eat fruits and vegetables
Pay attention and live your life mind fully
Learn new things, and lose yourself in something you love
Have goals or things to look forward to
Everything won’t go the way you want, but happy people bounce back and are resilient
Look for what is good and smile
Accept yourself, be comfortable with yourself and who you are
See the new research below, and get outside in a quiet place for a walk.
In the past several months, a bevy of studies have added to a growing literature on the mental and physical benefits of spending time outdoors. That includes recent research showing that short micro-breaks spent looking at a nature scene have a rejuvenating effect on the brain — boosting levels of attention — and also that kids who attend schools featuring more greenery fare better on cognitive tests.