We all know that the human well being depends on the benefits of nature. We depend on our forests, coral reefs and fertile soils for food, clean water, fuel and minerals, but did you know aside from what nature can provide for our physical body needs, it also provides for our mental and emotional needs as well?
Research has provided evidence that exposure to nature can reduce high blood pressure, cardiovascular and respiratory tract illnesses, improve mood and overall vitality and also benefits issues of mental well-being such as anxiety and mental fatigue. Recently, studies have shown that there are also positive impacts on our health when we visit forests. It is said that surrounding yourself in the natural habitat of a forest boosts the immune system, reduces stress, increases the ability to focus, accelerates recovery from surgery or illness, improves sleep and increases energy levels.
Just like the benefits of being surrounded by mature trees throughout a forest, being in and around water also has it's many health benefits. It has been said that being surrounded by water has positive neurocognitive effects on a person physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually. The peace and serenity of the water helps a person to feel calmer and aids in creativity. It can bring clarity, peace and general overall happiness. Water actually gives our brains a rest from our busy and hectic lives.
When families look to relocate, many are relocating on the water or nestled in the mountains. Most understand, welcome and admire the free medicine, per say, that nature has to offer. Here in Lake Arrowhead, California, we get the best of both worlds. Surrounded by National Forests like the San Bernardino National Forest, widely known as the Alps of Southern California, and the serene blue waters of Lake Arrowhead. With plenty of things to do and instant access to the therapies of nature, Lake Arrowhead, California, has become the destination spot for families relocating, vacationing, retiring or for second home get-aways.
From hiking, camping, fishing, horseback riding, boating and many recreational activities, no matter the age, Lake Arrowhead boasts of having something for everyone.
If you are interested in exploring Lake Arrowhead for homes along the lake or cabins in the woods please do not hesitate to contact me.