When we were younger, birds, insects, airplanes and other flying items have always captured our fascination. We were also often captivated by the fighter jets or huge passenger planes whenever they soar the skies. Playing with flying toys also gives a similar effect and is the ultimate carefree pastime. It is a hobby that most of us can enjoy and having one is a great stress reliever. Here are a few advantage of playing with flying toys.
Being mindful is defined as the awareness that arises through paying attention on purpose in the present moment and non-judgmentally. It also has a number of proven health benefits which includes pain management and an improvement to overall mental health. On the other hand, the stimulation and pleasure of flying helps to lift anyone’s mood up and helps avert the stress factors of life. Studies have also found that it is linked to anatomic changes in our brain that involves memory, learning, and emotion. Observing the flying toy drifting across the sky makes it easy for us to become mesmerized in the present moment and allows us to temporary let go of the problems we are going through.
Playing with flying toys also allows us to appreciate nature as we are spending a lot of time in it. There are many benefits when it comes to spending time in nature such as improvement on short-term memory, restoring mental energy, better vision, sharper thinking and many more. Even if you are not busy playing with your flying toy, watching clouds float across the sky also has a similar effect.
Little did you know that playing with flying toys can also be incorporated into your daily exercise. For example, you need to run to launch a kite and is a great way to get your body moving. It is a form of low-impact core exercise that targets different ranges of muscles on the upper body. Moreover, it improves balance and stability as well as hand-eye coordination. Same goes with controlling a RC helicopter, it helps to improve sharp reflex actions which are required for the left brain-right brain interaction.
Playing with flying toys gives you the opportunity to mingle with like-minded people. The activity gives you the option to do it individually or with a group of people. There are also organized festivals or competitions for any specific flying toys which can be a natural conversation starter. Having a social connection with other people is essential for an individual’s health and well-being. It is also a way to create more happy memories.