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Your wellness, birds, and the outdoors

2014 September 3
by Nancy Cervantes

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Whether you’re a bird enthusiast or barely getting interested in the topic, you’ll be sure to find interesting information in our mini-series starting today. This series will contain wellness tips that will make you glad to be involved in activities outdoors and birding.

El Primer Festival Cuba 2Bird observation requires spending time outdoors, which is a great activity for our mental and physical health. Even if you don’t have a lot of time on your hands, going out for a 10 minute walk around your neighborhood can be relaxing and fun! In the age of technology and business, not many people take the time to go outside and enjoy nature. Nowadays everything seem that it can be done from on a computer, or even on your phone, which leaves little to no incentive to spend time with nature. Birding gives people a reason to be outside that is interesting, healthy, and fun. We hope that birds can give you the extra push you need to get out there and enjoy nature!

Simply being outside give us benefits such as maintaining healthy levels of Vitamin D, getting some fresh air, and spending time in a relaxing atmosphere. It also gives us the chance to spend some time with loved ones and have a great time while enjoying fresh air. Other benefits include: exercise, improved cardiovascular health, psychological well-being, among others.

El Primer Festival Cuba 3Stay tuned to our blog in the coming weeks for more detailed blog posts on specific benefits of spending time outdoors and the indirect effect of birding on our mental and physical wellness. Enjoy nature and the birds in it, while you improve your health, mood, and have fun outside.

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