The Benefits of Fresh Air
Lack of fresh air in the human body leads to the following symptoms: Fatigue Drowsiness Dullness of mind Irritability The simple act of getting up and going outside therefore can do wonders to rejuvenate and motivate your body to keep going outside more regularly. If a person stays indoors too often they will also get more of the harmful effects of tobacco smoke, city smog, re-circulating air in buildings, improper ventilation, exhaust, and many other pollutants. Now you may think, wait, city smog indoors? Yes. In fact smog particles collect indoors whereas outside they are blown away on the wind and eventually filtered by rain, air moisture, etc. So since it doesn't rain indoors the quality of air suffers as the smog particles collect. (Which brings up a healthy reason to buy an air purifier.) In cities like Toronto where we have very good air quality the smog isn't such a big issue, but that doesn't mean you won't see huge physical and mental benefits from going outside more often. However going outside regularly gives you many positive side effects: Reduces depression Promotes healing Sparks creativity Acts as a painkiller Reduces fat by introducing more Vitamin D into the body Boosts brain power (more oxygen to the brain) Less Fevers Less Colds Less Lung disease A lot of this is because the air outside has a higher concentration of oxygen in it. You could try and fix this by having more plants inside your home, to give you a higher oxygen level, but the quick and easy so...