Nature’s Calling [Podcast S05E02]

Get Outdoors and Gain 3 Life-Changing Benefits

Welcome to Season 5, Episode 2 of the This Is Your Life podcast. Stu McLaren is filling in for my regular cohost Michele Cushatt. In this episode, we discuss the benefits of experiencing the great outdoors.

I’ve never been outside more than I have this year. What I’ve noticed is that time in nature helps me physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. In fact, researchers have found all sort of ways going outdoors helps us function better when we’re indoors. Here are three life-changing benefits from spending time outside.

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In this episode, you’ll discover:

  • The solution for more creativity, less stress, and improved mood.
  • Why going for a short walk in nature can actually help you solve problems in your business.
  • One simple way to reduce your anxiety, muscle tension, blood pressure, heart rate, and cholesterol—all while boosting your immune system.
  • How pausing in nature can give us perspective on the rest of our lives.
  • Why nature is so significant for our spiritual lives.
  • 4 straightforward ways to prioritize the outdoors no matter how busy you are.

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You can download a complete, word-for-word transcript of this episode here, courtesy of Ginger Schell, a professional transcriptionist, who does all my transcriptions.

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My favorite part of doing these podcasts is participating in the conversation they provoke. Each week, I ask one question. This week, it is this:

Question: How often do you get outside these days? Is it enough?

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