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by Dr.Trupti_Raja on Nov 19, 2022

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What specific aspects of nature-based activities promote mental well-being, and how can the principles of green therapy be incorporated into daily life for sustained benefits? @Dr.Trupti_Raja

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Nature-based activities promote mental well-being through a combination of physical, sensory, and psychological factors. The calming and immersive qualities of natural environments, often rich in greenery, have been linked to stress reduction, improved mood, and increased overall well-being. Exposure to sunlight during outdoor activities stimulates the production of vitamin D, which plays a role in regulating mood and reducing symptoms of depression. Additionally, the sounds of nature, such as bird songs and rustling leaves, can have a soothing effect on the mind, promoting relaxation and stress relief.

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