I started to think about the contrast between city and country living, and to wonder whether there were scientific reasons why time spent outdoors among natural beauty is good for you. I found plenty of research endorsing what I'd instinctively felt.
I realised that part of the reason for my passion in promoting the Yorkshire Dales to visitors was that I wanted to share the positive benefits of spending time here with others.
After a lot of conversations with other people who live in the Dales, talking about what they love, what makes them happy and their insiders' tips for places to go and things to do, I had the idea of compiling all these thoughts and ideas into a short guide. The Yorkshire Dales Guide to Health & Happiness was the result.
We're not experts but we do hope that flicking through the guide will offer some simple, often free, ideas for things to do and places to enjoy which might help improve your mood or make you feel better in some way.
Download the Yorkshire Dales Guide to Health & Happiness free right here. Please help to spread a little happiness by sharing this and telling others about it!