As social creatures, our well-being thrives when we engage in connections and find outlets for relaxation. Imagine combining these elements with the immersive power of nature. In this blog post, we delve into the importance of social connections and how fusing relaxing activities with nature immersion can greatly benefit our mental wellness.
The Reality of Mental Health
In 2023, Suicides in Singapore rose to 22-year high, reflecting 'unseen mental distress'. These statistics highlight the urgent need for more support in improving mental well-being.
The Healing Power of Nature
Nature has a remarkable ability to improve mental health and ease stress. Studies have shown that exposure to green spaces and natural environments can enhance mood, reduce anxiety, and boost overall well-being. Also, engaging in hands-on tactile activities triggers the release of endorphins, our body's natural "feel-good" chemicals. The act of nurturing plants, feeling the soil between our fingers, and witnessing growth can bring immense joy and a sense of accomplishment.
Improving Mental Wellness as a Team
Strong social connections provide a support system where individuals can empathize with one another through common experiences, alleviate feelings of isolation and offer emotional support during difficult times.
Teambondings and family days are important to foster a sense of belonging and camaraderie between colleagues and the company. Belonging to a supportive social network can provide a sense of purpose, value, and identity, which are vital for overall mental well-being.
We conduct team bonding sessions monthly with corporates spanning a variety of industries - all keen to learn about different facets of sustainability. We provide a fun and interactive way to develop new interests, hobbies or renewed passion in nature, gardening, urban farming or perhaps just inspiration to lead more sustainable lifestyles. This Go Green SG #GoGreenSG month, we had special sunset and sunrise yoga as well at our rooftop farm.
Ready to experience the transformative power of nature? We welcome you to our green sanctuaries at City Sprouts (Henderson), City Sprouts (punggol) or Sky Sprouts (Bukit Timah).
Check out our website to explore our upcoming events and activities. Want something more exclusive or tailored? Let us plan an unforgettable eco-event that fosters mental wellness, team bonding, and environmental advocacy. Reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org for a chat!