“Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature's peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop away from you like the leaves of Autumn.”
Taking in the vistas from the summit, resting by a babbling brook or the sound of the wind funnelling up the gullies, from the valley floor can have an impact on our brains. How? By taking our focus outwards and being less engaged with our own internal dialogue and thoughts, these natural distractions can help to reduce stress and anxiety.
Benefits that are so compelling, doctors in certain parts of Scotland have started prescribing time in nature to their patients.
Come and join Way of the Wild for a day in the mountains and trails of the beautiful Galloway Forest Park area of South-West Scotland. Whether you want to learn some navigation skills, become confident in planning your own adventures or just spend the day enjoying being led in the mountains or on a lowland walk. Way of the Wild's Mountain Reconnection Experiences offer something for everyone. Bespoke Corporate Teambuilding events available on request, just get in touch.