Recreational activities are essential to our wellbeing. Relaxing and recovering from stresses helps us feel better, but recreation goes way beyond that. Recreation does more for us than just erasing the health problems caused by stress.
This important study adds to the concerns we should all have about the consequences of degrading our environment for ourselves, our children and the Earth. The impacts are not off in some distant future. Even though we are not entirely clear about the details, we are certainly feeling the impacts right now.