Why you should consider living close to nature


Many of us fantasize about waking up in a home close to nature, and to a cup of coffee in front of a stunning view of nature’s lush greenery. Many scientific studies have shown that living near nature positively affects a person’s mental, physical, and emotional health. Whatever you see, hear, and experience affects your mood and how your body system functions.

Living in an unpleasant environment can cause you to feel stressed, anxious, unproductive, or sad. This in turn results in a lot of health problems and complications. A pleasing atmosphere will help to change that. Living in a natural environment leads to a more relaxed body and mind. This is true for all ages.

In 2020, life as we know it changed completely. Covid-19 is a global challenge that caused everyone to change their habits and lifestyles. The virus is more infectious indoors than outdoors, according to scientists. Having access to the outdoors is crucial, particularly in this unprecedented period in which we live in. It’s no longer just “fun” to be outside; it’s potentially lifesaving.

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Living in a luxury home close to nature helps you live your life inspired.


Have you ever considered the advantages of a dream luxury home close to nature? 


Having access to green spaces positively affects your mood.

Physical exercises in natural settings produce an elevated sense of well-being and endorphin release that gym workouts cannot match. A study conducted in the United States found that walking in nature improves an individual’s mood and memory, as compared to city walking. Nature contact, in any form, improves spiritual health and gives the mind a deeper understanding of life. 

Most people are aware that going outside during the day allows the body to absorb vitamin D, which is also described as the “Sun Vitamin.” This nutrient strengthens the immune system and increases oxygen intake, an essential component of our body’s energy production. Everyday exposure to sunlight helps the human body produce the required amount of vitamin D. According to studies, many people worldwide are vitamin D insufficient, which explains the massive rise in illnesses today. A close link to nature can help in replenishing the deficit. 

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Having access to nature improves focus and memory.

Regardless of your mental health history, spending time in nature will improve your concentration and memory. We are more aware of what we see, hear, smell, and feel as we spend time outdoors. One study found that a nature walk improved short-term memory by 20%. Our ability to pay attention improves as we spend time in nature or just by viewing nature scenes. This also gives our overactive minds a break, allowing us to focus on new tasks. Leave your gadgets at home for a while and let your mind unwind from what you see on social media. 

You get to develop a newfound respect for nature

According to studies, people who live near nature not only exercise, relax, and appreciate the rural beauty of their surroundings, but they also form a deep and meaningful connection with nature. People living near nature are more likely to become concerned about preserving it for future generations. Having profound respect for nature also ensures that people have enough resources to fulfill their needs and their desires. It’s easy to think nature will always be with us but that is dependent on our actions whether we let nature fall apart or take steps to restore and protect it.  

Living close to nature reduces risks of early death

Numerous studies all over the world prove that living close to nature will make you live longer. A less polluted living environment means a lower risk of being sick or contracting a virus. This is especially true if you live in an atmosphere that encourages you to exercise and be active. Living close to nature will help you rediscover the joy of movement and exercise. 

Being physically active does not have to include running marathons or going to the gym every day. There are numerous activities you can indulge in to get your body moving. It would be easier for you to be active if you do activities that you enjoy and fit your daily schedule. 

In this generation where technology rules every aspect of our lives, people of all ages spend less time with nature and more time in front of their gadgets, which we all know can harm us in the long run. Continued exposure to blue light could damage a person’s vision and cause several vision problems. It can also contribute to cataracts and eye cancer.

 “Nature deprivation” is really a thing. This happens when children and even adults are not spending enough time near nature. In turn, they experience several behavioral, physical, mental, and health consequences. It is also associated with depression. It is necessary to limit children’s exposure to screens. Instead, encourage them to engage with nature by participating in an outdoor activity or going for a walk around the neighborhood. 

Living near green spaces means you will be less exposed to pollution. The trees surrounding the community will absorb the harmful particles from the air, which means the more trees surrounding your luxury home, the more protected you are. 

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Living embraced by nature allows you to destress and experience a healthier lifestyle.

Nature promotes stress relief

We all know what it’s like to be stressed, but describing what stress means can be difficult. When we express our discomfort by saying, “this is overwhelming” or “I’m depressed,” we may be referring to one or both of the following:

1.Situations or incidents that place us under pressure – For example, when we have many things to do and worry about.

2. Our response to being put under pressure – the emotions we experience when faced with demands that we find difficult to cope with.

In recent years, nature therapy has been proposed as the solution for stress relief and an avenue for wellness promotion. Nature therapy, or sometimes called Ecotherapy, is defined as an approach based on the idea that people have a strong bond with their surroundings and the earth. In the same line of thinking, failing to nurture this bond can have a negative effect on your well-being, especially your mental health. Nature can have a huge impact on our mental state. Having something to focus on such as trees and greenery helps to divert our mind from negative thinking. It is also important to take a break from stressful routines to boost your creativity and productivity. Spending time in the great outdoors can help restore your passion and desire to do more. 

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Nature enables you to spend more time with your loved ones.

It can be challenging to feel like you are spending quality time with your family in today’s world of screens, social media, and digital content. Everyone is caught up in their mobile device or tablet. On the other hand, going outside will help you and your family detach from technology and reconnect with each other. Some activities that you can enjoy with your family outdoors are as follows:


1. Ride bikes – Riding a bicycle is a fun exercise for your kids and for other members of the family. Learning to ride a bike is an important milestone. You can teach your children to ride a bike. This is also a fun way to get around the neighborhood. 

2. Start a family garden – Gardening is an excellent way for kids of all ages to learn responsibility. Besides, it is very satisfying to watch a garden come to life. 

3. Walk around the neighborhood – Dedicate a time of the week to have a walk around your neighborhood. This encourages regular exercise for the family. 


There are no limitations on how much fun you can have outside with your loved ones. Encourage them to participate in all these health-promoting activities as a family and community. 

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Crosswinds Tagaytay by Brittany Corporation offers a lifestyle of exclusivity and beauty in an awe-inspiring landscape atop mountains of lush greenery and cold crisp air.

Live close to nature at Crosswinds Tagaytay


Tagaytay is a lovely city with beautiful scenery, wide-open areas, and a lush atmosphere, making it a calming and inspiring place to live. Crosswinds by Brittany is a Swiss-inspired resort development located at one of the highest peaks of Tagaytay City. Surrounded by 35,000 pine trees, you can experience living close to nature without sacrificing safety and security. Live inspired in an awe-inspiring community that offers a wide range of luxury properties from ready-for-occupancy condominiums, luxury pre-selling lots, luxury pre-selling condominiums, Tagaytay ready homes, and Tagaytay lot for sale packages

A sanctuary nestled in the heart of the – at Crosswinds Tagaytay, you get to experience the life you deserve. Imagine your mornings enjoying the tranquil surroundings and the cool weather. Aside from the feeling of tranquility, the scent of pine trees will help reduce anxiety and make you feel significantly happier. Take advantage of the stunning surroundings in the community. With the lush pine trees, the serene and tranquil atmosphere, Crosswinds by Brittany is truly the place to be. What a beautiful reason to build a luxury home at Crosswinds Tagaytay.