8 Facts about British Summer Time
So, what do you think?
Would you rather lighter evenings or lighter mornings? We would love to hear from you here at The Crocky Trail.
What are the benefits of being in natural daylight?
Natural light boosts your body’s vitamin D storage; this is important for absorbing calcium and promoting bone growth; it also increases the feeling of wellbeing. Many children/people have a vitamin D deficiency due to the lack of outdoor activity and exposure to natural daylight, brought on by modern living.
Natural light can lead to higher levels of energy
Natural light can lead to higher levels of energy than being indoors. It also benefits vision. Computer screens, smartphones and fluorescent light can be the cause of eye strain. Natural light and being outdoors helps the eye produce dopamine, which aids in healthy eye development.
Natural light helps you sleep
Natural light helps you sleep. Research shows that exposure to daylight has an impact on your sleep at night. Sunlight, especially in the early morning is described as having the most benefit for a good night’s sleep. Artificial lighting has little to no effect, in fact, it is advised that you should avoid screen light from your computer or phone at least an hour before you go to bed, as this can affect your quality of sleep.
Natural light improves your mood
Natural light improves your mood. You may have heard of ‘Seasonal Affective Disorder’ (SAD), which can affect people who have insufficient access to sunlight. Scientists believe that the “happy” hormone serotonin increases when we are exposed to sunlight.
The Crocky Trail is an outdoor adventure and activity park dedicated to getting the whole family outside to enjoy the fun of being together as you discover and enjoy the famous ‘Crocky Trail’ and its activity park. Being outdoors brings about many advantages, and there is no place better to enjoy it than The Crocky Trail.