The scientists said the activity, which is just 20 minutes can make you happier this spring
A new study conducted by researchers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), have shown that those who spend at least 20 minutes every day in a local Park, feel happier than those people who most of the time remain in the premises.
According to American scientists, those who during the day, walks in nature, get not only physical but also mental benefits, including stress relief and restoration of mental fatigue after hard work.
Even if you just sit on a Park bench or slowly walking for 20 minutes surrounded by green spaces, this improves your emotional state, says the study’s lead author Dr. hon young Happoshu.
Meanwhile, in another study on the benefits of fresh air, scientists from king’s College London also found that exposure to trees, sky and birds singing promotes good health and well-being, especially among those who live in the city.
In addition, the experts pointed out that in the modern world of technology and urban noise are particularly disruptive to our cognitive functions. A connection to nature contributes to the reduction of the level of Intrusive thoughts and better ability to creatively solve problems.
We will note, earlier we wrote how to get happiness. The widespread belief that the source of happiness is inside the person and don’t need to search somewhere else, checked psychologists, a survey of about 600 respondents.
The results of their study are published in the article: Why do I feel this way? Attributional assessment of happiness and unhappiness.