I knew it! I feel better when I’m outside. I’m a nicer, kinder, better person when I’m outdoors. I thought it was because I was “on vacation” if only for a few minutes or hours. It turns out we’re all nicer when we are in “natural” surroundings.
Richard Ryan, a professor at the University of Rochester and co-author of the study, published in the journal Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin states,
” we’ve found nature brings out more social feelings, more value for community and close relationships. People are more caring when they’re around nature.” It’s worth the 2 minutes to read the rest of the story at
I always knew it was great living in Wyoming with nature all around us!