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This article is written by a student writer from the Her Campus at Brock U chapter.

Every day offers us all a new opportunity to make the most out of the time between sunrise and sunset. I believe sunsets are the most beautiful natural phenomena that anyone can appreciate. Many of the world’s wonders require extensive travel, but sunsets can be experienced from any location on the planet.

Here are three reasons why you should take some time out to watch the sunset:

  • It will put you in a better mood

Grumpy? Stressed? Sad? Contemplating life decisions? Witnessing the sunset or sunrise has been shown to reduce tension, depression, anxiety, and just improve your overall state of mind, keeping you in a better mood for the rest of the day or evening. So, the next time you’re having a bad day, take a drive to your favorite place and watch your worries fade.

  • It motivates you to go outside for a walk

It’s not called golden hour for no reason. Taking a few minutes out of your day to witness some of the breath-taking moments of a sunset would be well worth it. Nature is a perfect source of nourishment for the soul, and only 10 to 20 minutes of fresh air will leave you feeling refreshed and focused.

  • It inspires you

I don’t know about you guys but sunsets inspire me immensely. It has the power to provide me with a lot of ideas. It can have a positive, soothing, creative, and therapeutic impact. Allow the magical colors of the sky to inspire you to create the most beautiful image of your life.

Have a great day!


My name is Sharavi Sinha and I am the co-founder and editor in chief for HC Brock U