Enjoy the "hygge" lifestyle outdoors this winter
Did you know that walking and hiking are not only good for your body? They are good for your mental health too. Get through the darkest time of the year with a healthy body and healthy mind so that you can enjoy the comfort and contentment of your home with a clear conscience.
We spend between 85% and 90% of our life indoors. For some of us it’s a bit more or less. Getting outdoors and going for walks in the countryside can have fantastic effects on the body and mind. It can help lower blood pressure, improve the immune system, boost self-confidence and make you feel happier in yourself. So why not spend this winter getting into a new habit that can bring some brightness to an otherwise dull winter day?
Getting outdoors and going for walks in the countryside can have fantastic effects on the body and mind.
Make your walks enjoyable
You can make walks more enticing by packing a warming drink in your rucksack, like this delicious cocoa with sea salt, or how about a mug of steaming hot soup? Add some tasty snacks or sandwiches and set off to explore your local area with family members, a friend or on your own. (Then you’ll really be able to appreciate the peace and quiet of nature for yourself.)
Come home to the warmth
After a wonderful walk in the crisp cold air, what could be better than coming indoors and feeling the comforting warmth from the fireplace on your rosy cheeks and chilly hands?
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