Peace of Mind
There’s something invigorating about Queenstown that hits you the moment you step off the plane.
There’s something invigorating about Queenstown that hits you the moment you step off the plane. And while there’s no shortage of thrill-seeking adventures and world-class wining and dining waiting to be discovered, with its enchanting scenery and crisp autumnal air it’s easy to see why Queenstown is one of New Zealand’s most breathtaking spots to reconnect with nature. According to MiNDFOOD’s resident psychologist Dr Emily O’Leary, the link between nature and mental health is too often forgotten. “In our busy lives, remembering to build in green time can be vital,” O’Leary says. We are so strongly influenced by the weather and the landscape that researchers have suggested that access to green space relates to lower levels of stress and good physical health.