A connection with nature increases your self-esteem

11 August 2016

A new American study has found that adults who experience high levels of exposure to natural environments have a greater level of body appreciation and a willingness to reject unrealistic ideals than those who have low level exposure.

"Spending time in a natural environment may help us develop a sense of ownership over our physical selves, give us a greater respect for our bodies, and a better understanding of what our bodies can do rather than what our bodies look like," said Professor Viren Swami, lead author of the study.

Have you connected with nature today?

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