How can seeking new and beautiful views in nature can improve your physical and mental health?
There’s nothing like gaining a little perspective to help clear a crowded mind. Taking this advice literally can be just as powerful as the metaphorical counterpart.
Reaching a high vista – be it by foot, bike or car – offers the opportunity to see all that lies before you; distant villages with stretched-out steeples, snaking country lanes and broccoli-head copses.
V is for View: Mindfulness in Nature ©Lynn Hetzius
Hills texture the horizon and, above them, a roof of pearl-white clouds.
V is for View: Mindfulness in nature (Getty Images)
Such vastness softens everyday problems, puts things into perspective and offers us the chance to focus on the present.