Day 1:Join our Virtual Mood Routes!

Track:
Wellness
What:
Session
When:
4:00 PM, Monday 17 May 2021 EDT (15 minutes)
Where:
  Virtual session
This session is in the past.
The virtual space is closed.

Join us virtually (click on the virtual join button above) as we go for a 15-minute walk in an outdoor greenspace! Research shows that even looking at pictures of nature can help elevate mood and lower stress. Mood Routes is a Ryerson Student Wellbeing ThriveRU initiative. Born out of the Canadian Mental Health Association’s Mood Walks program, Mood Walks is a greenspace walking intervention that encourages you to get outside not just for physical activity but also as a learning strategy.

Mood Routes help to:

- Restore attention, focus and reduces stress

- Improve health and fitness levels

- Increase connection to nature and improve mood

Ryerson students Natalie and Sarah will be leading today’s walks.

Walk 1:

  • Natalie will be walking in Downsview Park, focusing on Boake’s Grove and exploring the surrounding forest

  • Sarah will be walking along a street downtown to a small parkette for an urban walk

Our focus will be on forest exploration in a large park vs an urban-dwelling downtown parkette

Natalie is a Ryerson alumna from the Psychology Undergraduate program. She is an avid nature enthusiast and approaches her work with curiosity and excitement. 

Sarah is a fourth-year nursing student in Ryerson's Collaborative Nursing Program. She loves helping others with her work and engaging in community development!

You can also follow us after this session  on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/rumoodroutes/

Speaker
Ryerson University
Speaker
Ryerson University

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