Studying outside; some of the potential benefits

**In Collaboration** The idea of studying outside sounds a little strange to a lot of students. But when you think about it in more detail, it starts to make a lot of sense. After all, if you had a choice of being cooped up indoors or going out and enjoying the fresh air, wouldn’t you prefer the latter? Working under louvred roofs in the midday sunshine could help improve concentration and could reduce procrastination- plus on a nice day it feels nicer than spending all your time in your home office.  In this post, we take a look at some of the benefits of working outside.  Increase Your Vitamin D Production Vitamin D is a hormone your skin makes when it comes into contact with sunlight – the reason doctors sometimes call it the “sunshine vitamin.”  If you’re inside all the time, though, you don’t get this. So unless you’re taking vitamin D supplements, the levels in your body can start to run low. Production of vitamin D slows down in the latter months of the year and over winter. In most places, the sun is too low in the sky. And that means that it can’t impart sufficient energy to get vitamin D production going. In these cases, you’ll need to supplement.  Boosts Creativity Being outdoors improves your capacity for creativity – at least according to those who study the phenomenon. Research indicates that you’re much more likely to […]

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