Get Some Fresh Air and Improve Your Wellbeing

November 2, 2014 Sydney Savion, D.Ed.

Fresh air improves your wellbeing in at least five ways. Learn the benefits of fresh air and how it improves your wellbeing right here.I spend time outdoors every day. As a writer, I enjoy being surrounded by nature. Breathing in fresh air is liberating. It awakens my senses and filters my thoughts (Three Ways to Manage Your Mood). I gravitate towards a wide-range of outdoor landscapes that calm, yet energize, my mind, body and soul.

When I go outside to take in some fresh air, I think about places I enjoy, whether it's laying on a sun-drenched tropical beach with soft, white sand, standing among countless snow-capped mountains, or settling in among the rolling hills, sprawling green trees, and magnificent limestone cliffs on a serene lake. It is an opportunity to purge my mind of distractions and reflect on my day. Being in nature and breathing in fresh air clears the mind, improves disposition, and fosters creativity. Go ahead, enjoy God’s creation.

You can't change who you are, but you can change what you have in your head, you can refresh what you're thinking about, you can put some fresh air in your brain. ~ Ernesto Bertarelli

Five Benefits of Fresh Air that Improve Wellbeing

Getting fresh air can improve your health, wellbeing and happiness. It fosters a healthy mind and disposition. Fresh air has amazing healing power. There are clear links between wellbeing and environmental factors. According to findings published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health in 2009, the closer you live to nature, the healthier you are likely to be. Here’s why. Fresh air:

  1. Cleans your lungs
  2. Increases your oxygen
  3. Improves your breathing
  4. Boosts your energy
  5. Reduces your stress and anxiety

How much time do you spend indoors on any given day? How often do you take time to go outdoors and spend time in nature?

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Savion, S. (2014, November 2). Get Some Fresh Air and Improve Your Wellbeing, HealthyPlace. Retrieved on 2024, July 22 from

Author: Sydney Savion, D.Ed.

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