A Dose of Nature: Doctors Prescribe a Day in the Park for Anxiety

November 25, 2017

Cool research about how getting outdoors can have huge positive effects on people dealing with depression and anxiety.

Excerpt: “Researchers at the University of Essex found that 9 out of 10 patient suffering from depression felt ‘higher self-esteem after a walk through a park.’ Almost three-quarters reported feeling less depressed and the researchers found that people recovered faster from illnesses through an ‘immunizing’ effect that protected them from future stresses.”

Read the whole article on NBC News Online.