Getting kids outdoors helps them thrive

Being in nature is considered healing by more and more people. It is even considered to be prescribed as medicine, both for kids and their parents

Nature makes us grow

Text and drawing by Frits Ahlefeldt – Frits

The statistics are not very comforting, kids spend less and less time outdoors and more and more time in front of screens. Still the only good thing is that we now realize that we need to reverse this trend, because contact to nature is one of the most bullet-proof ways to create thrive and help worried and stressed out kids relax and connect to something else and much more natural and healing than 4 and 5G wireless networks

illustration of little girl sitting by the water and looking happy on a fish jumping. illustration by Frits Ahlefeldt
Being outdoors boosts both our physical and psychological health

Keywords: nature, environment, kids, children, thrive, upbringing, healing, stress, recovery, forest bathing, outdoors, family time, nature therapy,
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