The Bountiful and Beautiful Benefits of Country Living

Group of people on a road tripLiving in the country may seem a bit slow-paced for some people, but many others are willingly making the transition. The advantages of living in the rural parts of the country can be worth the effort of changing your lifestyle and source of income.

Here are just a few benefits that many in the city are missing

Less Stress – Recent surveys have shown that simplified living can alleviate stress and its effects on the typical urban worker. Having less strenuous workloads to deal with in the corporate community can reduce hypertension, diabetes, asthma and more.

More Time – Dealing with heavy traffic, the regular commute and stressful schedules are a thing of the past in the country. Go and buy a reliable farm bike for sale, tend the land or work at a nearby local business, instead. You can then spend quality moments with your loved ones.

Healthy Diet – If you own a farm, you can eat, cook and serve your own harvest! When you trade with or buy from your town storekeeper, butcher or grocer they have fresh food items available every time. Besides, if you want a speedy snack, there’s the backyard garden, where fresh produce, such as fruits and veggies, are ready for the picking.

Energizing Eco-System – Simple living would mean using less energy to power your homes.  Besides, clean air, water and greenery are plentiful in the country. You can even practice recycling and composting to give back to Mother Nature and add to the value of your farmland.

Healthy Budget – By growing your own food, saving on your utilities, and leading a simpler lifestyle you can make your budget go a long way. True, you might not earn as much as a city employee but you won’t need to worry about keeping up with the high standard of living either.

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Finally, when you have a family, you can bring them up in a healthier environment. You’ll be bringing a new perspective to your children and your future grandchildren.  It’s time to make the change; your family will benefit well into the future from the choices you make today.

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