Fit over 50 Update — Go Outside for Your Health

General Health
In my and Phil Bishop’s book, Fit over 50: Make Simple Choices Today for a Healthier, Happier You, we write: Research published in the Journal of Positive Psychology in 2019 found that “participants who sat in an urban park for just five minutes showed significant increases in positive emotions compared to participants who sat in a windowless laboratory room.” Study co-author, Katherine D. Arbuthnott, said, “When you need an emotional boost, the fastest and easiest way is to spend a few minutes with nature. Actually, being outside is the best, but even contemplating a picture of a natural scene will make a difference.”Fit over 50, XOXO, Tip 6: Get Outdoors, page 125-126 Order Fo50 Here Visiting a park boosts your happiness like Christmas morning, new research shows “According to a new study by researchers…
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