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Connect with Nature Using Technology

Are you passionate about nature? We’re not talking about your favorite plant or the variety of trees in your neighborhood, we mean the natural world as a whole. I mean, things like forests and oceans and mountains. Well then this post is perfect for you! Today I’m going to be discussing why it’s so important to connect with nature on a regular basis. You will also discover ways in which you can use technology to connect with nature.

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Technology is often seen as a distraction from nature and the outdoors. But so many of us are glued to our phones, laptops, tablets, etc. all the time! There are a lot of apps and other tools that make it easy to connect with nature, even when you cannot leave your desk or sofa. I often like to use my phone’s camera app for taking pictures while I’m walking outside or sitting on my porch. I upload them to social media like Instagram or Facebook for friends and family members who live far away to see what’s going on in my life!  It also helps me find fresh, exciting places which are close to where I live which might be worth checking out too…

Wilderness areas provide a number of benefits for the human mind and body, including reduced stress levels, better moods and enhanced creativity. This is because our brains are wired to feel good when we’re in nature; it’s how they evolved. But for many people who live in urban environments with little access to green space, these benefits are just out of reach. Thankfully, there are a lot of ways you can get your daily dose of nature without leaving home – just by turning on your computer or grabbing your phone! Yes, it is possible for technology can work in tandem.

Nature is a truly incredible experience. When you get out into the wilderness, it’s like your world just opens up and all of the stresses of life seem to melt away. It can be a great way for people with mental illnesses such as PTSD or depression to regain some sense of control in their lives.  The best part is that connecting with nature doesn’t always have to involve a big trip across the country – often times just taking a walk through your local park or getting out in your backyard can uplift your spirits. So today we’re going to talk about how you can connect more deeply with nature on any budget, so check it out!

Use Apps to Connect with Nature.

Ways to Connect With Nature

If you can’t get out in the open air, there are still many ways to connect with nature. Nature is able to calm us and help us find peace. Here are a few thoughts on how to do it without leaving your home!

Find an old tree in your garden or park and chill out under it.
Take a stroll out at night when the stars come out and lie on your back and look up at the sky.
Light candles around your house so that you have light, but no screens (this is especially great if you’re using them as ambient lighting).

Conclusion

 I hope you enjoyed this blog post with a little technology and nature. The best part of all is that there are apps for everything! There’s an app to find the closest park near you; one that helps identify trees, flowers, and birds; or even one that will tell you what kind of weather your area has in store. If I forgot any great ones please let me know by commenting below! In addition to these awesome apps, it can be helpful to get outside on occasion during work hours so your brain gets some fresh air. On those days when we’re stuck indoors at our desks all day long, take a walk every hour-or stand up from time to time if possible-to help break the monotony of your day.

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