How to get out of the house and enjoy the outdoors without the stress of the city.
Here’s how to live a peaceful outdoor life without the need to pack up and move to the suburbs.1.
Set your schedule for the day and stay off the grid.
Start planning for the next few days.2.
Go outside, but only for short distances.
If you’re planning on visiting a friend or family member for the first time, make sure they’re comfortable enough to do so.3.
Set a timer and check in at least every 30 minutes.4.
Leave your mobile phone at home and limit how many people you see on your commute.5.
Go out with your family.
Talk to your neighbors and set a time for a quiet moment.6.
Find a quiet spot for your favorite activities.
Go to a park or other quiet place to be alone and enjoy nature.7.
Take the kids outside.
Be careful not to take them on a day trip.
If you want to take your kids to the beach, you should let them go when they’re done playing outside.8.
Put on some music.
Music can be a great way to get your mind and body moving and to recharge.9.
Go to the gym.
Try doing yoga and cardio in the yard or on the grass.10.
Find some space in your yard to work on your hobbies.11.
Go for a walk.
Walk on the sidewalk, or use your phone to record yourself and share with the world.12.
Take a hike.
Do a small hike around your neighborhood, or just walk in the woods.
Take a long walk in a scenic area.13.
Try a new activity.
A new activity can be fun, but you can’t stop doing other activities that are equally good.
Just be mindful of what’s on your mind.14.
Spend some time outdoors.
Bring your favorite activity, like hiking or running, to a small outdoor spot, like the beach or your backyard.15.
Try to find a quiet place.
Don’t be afraid to spend some time in the backyard with your dog or sit on a bench and listen to music.