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Being close to nature is good for your mental health

how being around nature is good for your mental healthA number of studies show that being close to nature is good for our mental and physical health. A team from UEA’s Norwich Medical School found that being around green space improved wellbeing. It can reduce tiredness, inflammation, stress, depression and anxiety, and even improve your memory and concentration.

In Japan, ‘Forest Bathing’ is becoming very popular but we can’t all down tools and head off to a forest at the drop of a hat. However, the Norwich study included urban parks, street greenery and undeveloped areas with natural vegetation in their study and it all made a difference.

So how can you take advantage of the coming warmer weather and make the most of the green spaces around you?

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deb180.square2Debbie Waller is a professional hypnotherapist, specialising in stress, anxiety and related issues. She also offers EMDR which is used for trauma, PTSD, phobias and OCD and publishes for those interested in using hypnotherapy to relieve the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome.

Debbie owns a multi-accredited hypnotherapy school, Yorkshire Hypnotherapy Training and offers further training for qualified therapists via CPD Expert. She is the author of Their Worlds, Your Words, editor and contributor to the online magazine Hypnotherapy Training & Practitioner, and co-author of The Hypnotherapy Handbook.

For more information on any of these services, phone 01977 678593. 

Researcher & drafter: Rachel Waller.


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