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Visiting Green Spaces

Being as “Sustainable Living” necessarily includes both physical and mental health, here’s some research findings that quantify some positive effects that simple visits to green spaces have on visitors.  Comments afterwards.

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Regular visits to green spaces linked to

lower use of certain prescriptions – study

 

Research in forest-rich Finland studied responses

of 16,000 residents of Helsinki, Espoo and Vantaa

 

JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH

The Jerusalem Post

JANUARY 17, 2023

 

Frequent visits to green spaces in cities – such as parks and community gardens, rather than the amount or views of them from home – may be linked to lower use of certain prescription meds, suggests research conducted in Finland.… Keep reading