Whether we realize it or not, we all intrinsically benefit from time spent in nature. Something as simple as going on an evening walk or sitting by a body of water has our muscles relaxing, our minds clearing, and our smiles coming more readily. But even knowing how valuable time in nature is, our busy lives can make it feel like more of a luxury than a necessity. Depending on where we live, it may take work to get a look at a long horizon or enjoy a walk through a wooded grove, and all too often, that’s time we feel we don’t have. Like any other self-care measure, understanding the importance of spending time in nature will help us find ways to make outside time a lifestyle habit instead of an occasional luxury. Read on for our list of 8 benefits of spending time in nature.
We all know Delaware is one of the east coasts favorite retirement destinations and communities like The Ponds at Bayberry in Middletown, a 55 and better community with homes starting from the $280's, make it clear why. Resort-style amenities and on-lot maintenance allow residents to enjoy a full and rewarding retirement after years of hard work and the established social scene within the community is both active and vibrant. From tree-lined walking trails to award-winning homes, The Ponds at Bayberry promises to set the backdrop to a wonderful new chapter in your life. And the star of the show, where friendships are formed at community cocktail parties and relationships are deepened during evening fireside chats, is the 10,000 square foot Luxury Community Clubhouse. Allow us to show you around!
Home is the most important and formative space in our lives. It sets the tone for our days and gives us a place entirely our own where we can repose from labor. Our homes are vital in helping us accomplish daily tasks while simultaneously reclaiming a sense of peace, tranquility, and creativity. But as this season of staying at home has taught us, a home is also so much more than a place where we begin and end each day - it’s also a place full of potential. With a little creativity, and a little extra flex room, we can pursue our favorite activities and recreate indoors much of our daily routines that we typically form outside the home. Today we’ll present a few simple ideas for using your home to its fullest potential!