How are you doing with the school season starting up again?
You know, I’ve been thinking a lot about kids’ behaviors because they’re definitely different than when you and I were growing up. I mean…they don’t do much outside!
That’s so weird to me. I actually kicked my two teens out of the house for an hour hoping they would take a walk or come up with some type of activity to spend the hour.
Do you know what they did?
THEY SAT AT THE FRONT DOOR. THE. ENTIRE. HOUR!
Can you believe that?!
And, YES! I took their devices.
You see, studies show that being outside for at least 15 minutes around nature helps increase high energy and reduces depression, anxiety, and many other negative mental health effects.
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