A 2016 study, developed by The Wildlife Trusts, the UK’s largest people-powered environmental organization, found that people were 30% more likely to rate their health as “excellent” after spending time in nature every day for a month.
“Researchers are currently proving what clinicians have been observing for years: That spending time communing with nature has tangible health benefits,” explains Manhattan-based therapist Paul Hokemeyer, PhD in a blog post from Hello Healthy.
Sadly, the blog post also states that says that U.S. adults spend roughly 92% of their time indoors, according to research.
Read the full blog post to learn how you can lower that number and improve your health by getting out into nature: How Getting Out in Nature Can Improve Your Health
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