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Re: Outdoors x Mental Health

Anyone want to talk about how getting outside has helped them with their mental health?

 

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Re: Outdoors x Mental Health

For those interested, The Nature Fix by Florence Williams dives into the science of how getting outside is good for all of us.

Re: Outdoors x Mental Health

Whoa, this book looks awesome. Super interested in learning about the science behind our need to be in nature. Thanks @WeekendWarrior !

Re: Outdoors x Mental Health

It's well known that exercise induces endorphins. Not everyone is into nature (although it's hard to imagine a non-outdoorsy person being on this forum), but I certainly think it has healing effects. I haven't struggled with longterm mental health, but when I'm feeling down, a hike with my dog lifts my spirits like nothing else. 

Re: Outdoors x Mental Health

I do believe it helps a lot

 

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