…go outside, forget the bugs, your brain will sigh with relief.”
That’s how Jonah Lehrer, writing in his Wall Street Journal column HEAD CASE, begins his story from this past weekend’s edition. A fascinating story on the scientific evidence proving the positive impact that being outside has on humans.
“After a brief exposure to the outdoors, people are more creative, happier and better able to focus.”
Lehrer concludes that in our increasingly fast paced world we need, “to make time to escape from everyone else, to explore those parts of the world that weren’t designed for us. It is when we are lost in the wild that the mind is finally at home.”
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