Take a Nature Walk, Reduce Your Stress
A nature walk may be the ideal way to beat stress, according to a a new study published in Frontiers in Psychology.
The researchers observed a group of participants who spent 10 minutes or more three times a week in a natural environment. It was found that the stress hormone cortisol was lower in those exposed to low dose nature pill.If they spent a little more time exposed to nature, the cortisol levels further dropped.
The research has implications not only for adults but also for children in reducing stress and thereby contributing to their mental and physical well-being.