Direct contact with the natural world brings a sense of constant renewal. To be outside in the fresh air, to see trees and plants, to watch birds fly, to appreciate light reflected on water: these experiences are life affirming.
Depending on our situation and our environment, we may have the opportunity to enjoy a river or a lake, a mountain or a shoreline, a field or park. If our circumstances are more limiting, our challenge is to find the same joy in a planted flower or a cloudy sky.
Contact with nature is a human need which is almost too obvious to mention. But strangely, some people overlook this need and instead they stay indoors.
Nature replenishes us. The natural world restores and rejuvenates.