Spending time outdoors can significantly lift your mood, and outdoors activities such as gardening and nature hikes have been found to be good therapy

Americans spend 80 to 99 percent of their lives indoors — a trend that has led to “nature deficit disorder,” a term used to describe a lifestyle deficit that contributes to poor psychological and physical health

Ecotherapy employs methods that cultivate the health benefits of being in nature. Research shows nature therapy lowers anxiety and depression, improves self-esteem, reduces blood pressure and more

http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2017/07/13/ecotherapy.aspx

Lone Tree at Ballast Point Park Foreshore Seawall in Sydney

Lone Tree at Ballast Point Park Foreshore Seawall iat Mort Bay in Sydney Australia

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Lone Tree at Ballast Point Park Foreshore Seawall in Sydney

Lone Tree at Ballast Point Park Foreshore Seawall iat Mort Bay in Sydney Australia

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Large rocks in the Australian bush

Large rocks in the Australian bush at Hazelbrook, Blue Mountains, Australia.

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Large rocks in the Australian bush

Large rocks in the Australian bush at Hazelbrook, Blue Mountains, Australia.

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