I Want to Spend More Time Outside

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    I Really Should

    The outdoors clears my head, it reconnects me to the physical world around me. The sun and the wind on my skin, the sound of the birds or the sea, remind me that I am not just a brain in a jar, but that I have a body, with senses that interact in the physical world. I used to...
    accomplice accomplice
    46-50, M
    4 Responses May 2, 2011

    I Love Being Outside

    But I'll be the first to admit that I don't think I spend enough time outside.  I tend to get caught up in indoor chores or even on the computer.  At times I'll go to the polar opposite and spend all of my days on outdoor chores(usually in the spring and fall...
    piscesgal piscesgal
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Jun 4, 2009


    This summer I am going to make a conscious effort to spend more time outside. I burn after about 2 minutes in the sun (EXTREMELY sensitive to light) so it's hard for me, but I'm gonna slather on the sunblock and give it a go. lol
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    36-40, F
    Mar 20, 2010


    It´s the best thing for decreasing cortisol levels and adrenaline, taking a walk in nature just helps release all those stress hormones and opens us up to our life force. If it wasn´t such a cold winter I would be out all the time. can´t wait for spring and...
    Joelisa Joelisa
    26-30, F
    1 Response Mar 1, 2010

    I Have Been

    Since moving to Florida it's been nearly impossible to stay indoors as much as I used to. I lived in Arizona once and it was the same way. I like being out where I can roam.
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    Mar 28, 2011
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