Why Adventures are the best Medicine for your well-being

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Why Adventures are the best Medicine for your well-being

It’s your time to discover how much a better way to live is. A way that you expand your well-being. Hop on board and explore what adventures can do for you.


Adventure benefits your mental and emotional health.


Scientific studies consistently demonstrate the multitude of benefits that action and adventure can bring. Increased physical activity, a common component of adventure, has been linked to improved mood, social life, and self-esteem. It’s also associated with a decrease in depressive symptoms and other mental illness indicators.

People who live near green spaces and maintained or unmaintained natural environments have decreased mental illness, depression, and anxiety. According to research from Indiana University Bloomington, they also have better vitality and healthy hormone profiles. Green space can play a huge role in preventing mood disorders, neurotic behavior, stress, and depression. And the more time you spend outdoors, the greater the positive mental health effects.

  1. AWE

Imagine standing on top of a majestic mountain, diving deep into the mysterious ocean, gazing into an endless desert, or getting lost in a serene forest. These awe-inspiring experiences are what adventure in nature can offer.

Awe—”a feeling of reverential respect mixed with fear or wonder”—is a natural byproduct of adventure. Scientists have discovered that experiencing awe can help you live your best life.

  1. PEACE

After just 10 minutes of stepping outside, you can feel a wave of tranquility washing over you. Spending time outdoors is a natural stress reliever and an anxiety buster. It’s your ticket to a better mood and heightened happiness. You can call it forest bathing, mindfulness in nature, or green time. And your brain may just thank you for this journey back to nature.

“A life without adventure is likely to be unsatisfying, but a life in which adventure is allowed to take whatever form it will is sure to be short.” – Bertrand Russell.


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Judy Kundert

Judy Kundert, a recipient of the Marquis Who’s Who Excellence in Authorship award, loves storytelling, from folk and fairy tales to classics for elementary school children. She authors award-winning middle-grade novels designed to inspire and intrigue children. After she left her career as a United Airlines stewardess, she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Loyola University, Chicago and a Master of Arts from DePaul University, Chicago. Most recently, she completed a master’s Certificate in Public Relations and Marketing from the University of Denver. For fun, she likes reading (usually three or four books at a time), watching movies from the oldies to the current films, traveling, biking, and hiking in vast Colorado outdoors with her husband. Learn more at www.judykundert.com.You can find me at the foot of the Colorado Rocky Mountains hiking, biking

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