Wellness Wednesday : The Great Outdoors

At every opportunity go outside!


The more time you spend outside the happier you’ll be, we’ve listed some reasons why they call it The GREAT outdoors!

Get Outside Infographic
Research shows that children are spending half as much time outside as they did 20 years ago – and much more time doing "inside" activities.

Study: Juster, F. Thomas et al. (2004). "Changing Times of American Youth: 1981-2003", Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan. Child Development Supplement
The average American child spends 44 hours per week (more than 6 hours a day!) staring at some kind of electronic screen.

Study: Rideout, Victoria et al. (2005). Generation M: Media in the Lives of 8-18 Year-Olds. The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation.