Everyone has their own camping motivator – it could be to discover a new area, cross a few walks off the bucket list, or finally finish that book. The Outjoyment Report revealed that 91% of campers choose camping for relaxation, offering a much-needed respite from the fast-paced demands of everyday life. And feeling ‘relaxed’ can mean very different things to different people! But one feeling many campers will relate to comes after choosing the perfect camping spot, setting up camp and finally slipping into a camp chair, eyes closed – breathe out – bliss!
The natural rhythms of the outdoors have been shown to reduce anxiety levels in campers, easing the pressures of modern living. Anxiety levels was as much as 23% less, compared to non-campers. This further emphasises the restorative power of camping. Whether that's unwinding by a peaceful lake, taking leisurely walks through lush forests, or simply basking in the beauty of a starlit night.