On top of the world!
is what they say
when asked how one feels
after being in nature all day.
High contact it’s shown
taken day by day
gives positive feelings
draws our stress away,
And not only that
it improves cognitive functioning, too
draws forth a good mood.
It restores our attention
to the highest levels
through patterns & beauty,
dispelling the negative.
It gives a little holiday
from our regular mundane
with fascinating visuals,
sounds, and sensations,
That bring us up
from being rundown.
It is forever engaging,
in sights, feelings, and sounds
Continually changing on many dimensions
drawing us into natural meditation
which in turn gifts to us
the opportunity to evolve
as it increases our ability
and to problem solve.
Nature is fitting, supportive of our needs
physically, psychologically, and raises our self-esteem.
It’s a cornucopia
full of medicinal and nutritional uses,
We should take care to ensure
that it can rejuvenate
for all generations of the future.
Last, but not least, and a very well kept secret
is that being in nature can be a natural aphrodisiac
and as our emotional affinity with it grows
so do the benefits, studies have shown
That when we have positive experiences within nature
we in turn then show good environmental behavior
and a desire to serve beyond our personal boundary
and so we then wish to give service to the community.
This all seems to show
it is quite beneficial
to create opportunity for engagement
with nature for people.
Children especially should be given the opportunity
as for in benefiting them, we are benefiting the future.
Just one bit more of additional information,
is that it has been shown we can gain the same sensation
through nature imagery and other recordings,
though not to the same level
as say an actual walk in the outdoors.)