If you love time outdoors, there's good reason, scientists say. "Nature therapy is good for the body and mind, suggest numerous studies. Best of all, you don't need any professional guidance or special skills to benefit from this kind of therapy. All you have to do is open the door and go!
Here are just a few of the benefits nature lovers may enjoy:
- Greater problem-solving ability and creativity
- Less anxiety and stress
- Reduced inflammation in your body
- Better immune function
- Improved memory
Combining exercise with time in nature will benefit you even more. So when the weather is fine, skip the treadmill and head to the park instead.