why nature unplugged?
LIVE WELL. ENGAGE. ACHIEVE.
Discover (or rediscover) the beauty and benefits of nature
Spend more time outdoors and less time inside
Achieve more with a goal orientation and improve their goal-making skills
Lean into discomfort and push the edges of their comfort zone
Build capacity for self-reflection and self-awareness
Reclaim a spirit of playfulness and reinsert free time into their day
Deepen their mindfulness practice and live more intentionally
Regain control of the tech/media in their life by setting healthy boundaries
did you know?
Just 5 minutes in nature can improve your mood
Average daily media use: Tweens spend an average of 6 hours a day and teens spend an average of 9 hours a day
Mobile devices account for nearly half of all screen time used among teens (46%) and tweens (41%) - common sense media
95% of Americans own cell phones, 77% of Americans own smartphones (http://www.pewinternet.org/fact-sheet/mobile/)
Americans check their phone an average of 76 times a day for a cumulative two and a half hours (https://blog.dscout.com/mobile-touches)
Time in nature increases focus, mood, physical health, emotional well being and creativity.
Time spent in nature decreases anxiety, stress, depression, diabetes, hypertension, high blood pressure, obesity.