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Marily Oppezzo: Want to be more creative? Go for a walk | TED Talk

Marily Oppezzo: Want to be more creative? Go for a walk | TED Talk | Outdoor rec experiences and wellbeing | Scoop.it
When trying to come up with a new idea, we all have times when we get stuck. But according to research by behavioral and learning scientist Marily Oppezzo, getting up and going for a walk might be all it takes to get your creative juices flowing. In this fun, fast talk, she explains how walking could help you get the most out of your next brainstorm.

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Letting our kids run wild

Letting our kids run wild | Outdoor rec experiences and wellbeing | Scoop.it
A new breed of schools is taking kids out of classrooms and letting them go wild.
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Why adults should play, too

Why adults should play, too | Outdoor rec experiences and wellbeing | Scoop.it
Children are born knowing how to play. But many adults lose that spirit of fun and openness as we mature. Here's why you should rekindle your love for play.

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Donovan Baldwin's curator insight, November 10, 2017 9:12 AM

Play can be exercise, or it can just be fun. Either way, it's good for adults as well as kids.

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Kids barely venturing from home - study

Kids barely venturing from home - study | Outdoor rec experiences and wellbeing | Scoop.it
Researchers using GPS and wearable cameras to track the movements of more than 100 New Zealand school children say kids are becoming less independent, and less active.
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Teens Are Just As Sedentary As 60 Year Olds

Teens Are Just As Sedentary As 60 Year Olds | Outdoor rec experiences and wellbeing | Scoop.it
“Exercise levels among teens are lower than experts thought, according to the latest national study.”
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Teens Are Just As Sedentary As 60 Year Olds

Teens Are Just As Sedentary As 60 Year Olds | Outdoor rec experiences and wellbeing | Scoop.it
Exercise levels among teens are lower than experts thought, according to the latest national study.

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If children lose contact with nature they won't fight for it | George Monbiot

If children lose contact with nature they won't fight for it | George Monbiot | Outdoor rec experiences and wellbeing | Scoop.it
George Monbiot: With half of their time spent at screens, the next generation will be poorly equipped to defend the natural world from harm
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The Health Benefits of Going Outside

The Health Benefits of Going Outside | Outdoor rec experiences and wellbeing | Scoop.it
As people spend more time indoors, ecotherapy is emerging as a way to help rebuild our relationships with nature—and improve mental and physical health.
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Hunt for the Wilder Places | New Zealand Geographic

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The Health Benefits of Going Outside

As people spend more time indoors, ecotherapy is emerging as a way to help rebuild our relationships with nature—and improve mental and physical health
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NZRecreation - NZRA concerned about government’s lack of recreation investment

NZRecreation - NZRA concerned about government’s lack of recreation investment | Outdoor rec experiences and wellbeing | Scoop.it
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Why Kiwis prefer walking over rugby

Why Kiwis prefer walking over rugby | Outdoor rec experiences and wellbeing | Scoop.it
The nation's long-term love affair with rugby seems to be cooling off, so what's come between us?
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What schools and parents must do to get children outside

What schools and parents must do to get children outside | Outdoor rec experiences and wellbeing | Scoop.it
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A Lazy Person's Guide to Happiness

A Lazy Person's Guide to Happiness | Outdoor rec experiences and wellbeing | Scoop.it
Find the right environment, and very little effort is necessary.

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A Lazy Person's Guide to Happiness

A Lazy Person's Guide to Happiness | Outdoor rec experiences and wellbeing | Scoop.it
Find the right environment, and very little effort is necessary.

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It’s official: muddy kids learn best | Patrick Barkham

It’s official: muddy kids learn best | Patrick Barkham | Outdoor rec experiences and wellbeing | Scoop.it
Outdoor learning for children might be breaking into the mainstream – and having seen the benefits first-hand, I’m thrilled, writes Guardian columnist Patrick Barkham

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Doctors Are Prescribing Park Visits to Boost Patient Health

Doctors Are Prescribing Park Visits to Boost Patient Health | Outdoor rec experiences and wellbeing | Scoop.it
Sometimes called ParkRx, new programs aim to get people outdoors.
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Our 'sporting nation' is a myth, so how do we get youngsters back on the field?

Our 'sporting nation' is a myth, so how do we get youngsters back on the field? | Outdoor rec experiences and wellbeing | Scoop.it
The first step in reviving a lost sporting culture is to involve young Australians in working out why sport has lost its appeal and how to reverse the decline in youth participation.
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We need fewer exams and more wilderness in education

We need fewer exams and more wilderness in education | Outdoor rec experiences and wellbeing | Scoop.it
Instead of pumping time and money into exams, we should focus on wellbeing and encouraging children to connect with the natural world
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Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness Week | Outdoor rec experiences and wellbeing | Scoop.it
Connecting with nature is good for mental health and wellbeing. Mental Health Awareness Week runs from 10-16 October with World Mental Health Day on Monday 10 October.
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NZRecreation - Measuring the value of outdoor experiences

NZRecreation - Measuring the value of outdoor experiences | Outdoor rec experiences and wellbeing | Scoop.it
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Hollie McNish - Outside Education | Spoken Words

Spoken word poet Hollie McNish performs Outside Education, about the importance of children learning in the real world, on school trips. Subscribe to Th
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The benefits of dirt for children

The benefits of dirt for children | Outdoor rec experiences and wellbeing | Scoop.it
Kids should be spending less time staring at screens and more getting grubby in the dirt, an expert says.
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sport-and-active-recreation-in-the-lives-of-new-zealand-adults.pdf

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