Your wild wellbeing

My Wild Life Credit Michelle Tennison

Credit Michelle Tennison

Your wild wellbeing

Getting closer to nature benefits your physical and mental wellbeing 

Our vision

We believe that everyone deserves to live in a healthy, wildlife-rich natural world and experience the joy of wildlife every day: for the wellbeing of people and wildlife.

Why does this matter?

More and more people are living their lives indoors. We do not get to spend enough time in nature because often, there is nowhere nearby that is easily accessible. Those that have the least access to nature also have the worst levels of physical health and mental wellbeing.

Seeing birds near our homes, walking through green spaces filled with wild flowers, and along rivers that are clean and clear reduces stress, fatigue, anxiety and depression.  

5 ways to wellbeing

Be Active

Go outside for a walk or explore your nearest nature reserve

Connect

With the people around you, share your wildlife experiences

Give

Do something to help your local place and the people that live there

Take Notice

Of the everyday wildness on your doorstep

Learn

Try something new outside

“Volunteering at the reserve helps me keep fit and meet new people and it’s also great to see so much wildlife.”

Credit Steven Cheshire

Volunteer outdoors

Feel happier and healthier