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Stressed? Sleep Deprived? Book A 10-Minute Date With Nature

Date: 13-Jul-16
Author: Claire Bell

Man in suit jumping in nature © Claire Bell

'Let's pretend there was a magic potion for improved wellbeing. This potion would reduce your risk of diabetes, stroke, cardiovascular disease and even depression'

This 'potion' is time in nature and even just 10 minutes a day can do the trick as this Huffington Post article explains. Based on new research by Planet Ark and sponsored by Toyota, released in the lead up to National Tree Day, it finds that nature helps make people happier, healthier, brighter, calmer and closer. Clinical Psychologist Andrew Fuller helps explain how time in nature has a calming effect on our mind and our body.

 

 

 

 

To get the full story on the benefits of nature visit our research page

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