How to be happier in 1 easy step

Want to be happy?

Have children who feel happier with their family?

Be less stressed?

And more socially connected?  

I think that applies to you, me and everyone else.

But how can you do it?

happy camper

One relatively easy way to do it is to go camping.    

Liverpool John Moores University did research (proof that I am not making this stuff up can be found here) and an interactive brochure “The Real Richness” that outlines this research, can be found here.

 Yellow tent in the mountain

The facts


93% of campers said camping made them happier

77% of campers are satisfied with their quality of life compared to 59% of non-campers

21% of campers feel stressed on an average day compared to 33% of non-campers

84% of campers think camping can make you healthier


Benefits for children? 


There’s another set of impressive facts too, including these 3 big points:

91% of kids said that spending time exploring the outdoors with their Mum and Dad would make them feel happy

80% of kids who camp feel their parents are less stressed when camping and 76% say their parents shout less!

76% of kids who camp notice that their parents have more time for hugs than usual

children enjoying outdoors

And if you are looking for more reasons to go camping, read about our top 5 reasons to take your children camping.      The facts do speak for themselves.    

We all lead busy lives, but if you are looking to give yourself a much needed break (and reap some health benefits at the same time), you know what you need to do…..

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