Spending time outside in nature has been proven to help relieve stress and anxiety, improve your mood, and increase your overall happiness and well-being. Our community offers many accessible options for people to spend time in nature and explore the outdoors. Here are some local resources:
ARTS & HUMANITIES
Arts help us amplify the positive emotions, like joy and happiness, helping to usher in an overall sense of well-being.The arts also help us to relieve stress, which tends to alter our perception of our daily internal and external triggers.
-Excerpt from ” Your Brain on Art”
Litchfield has many volunteer opportunities either on one of the many town councils or other community non-profits. Consider your interests and skills and find an organization where you can help make a difference. Volunteering has been shown to help foster social connections, increase happiness, increase self-esteem, and even reduce stress. If you’d like to volunteer for the Litchfield Prevention Council, please contact us. The links below represent a small handful of local organizations who may be in need of volunteers.