Lifestyle Medicine, Main blog page, Positive Psychology

A little known way to improve your mental wellbeing

The power of nature is something I’m really passionate about. Thinking more about green exercise again recently and being reminded of the wonders of ‘forest bathing’ has reignited a thought I had several years ago: we have amazing National Parks which have the potential to be used and valued as a health and wellness resource.… Continue reading A little known way to improve your mental wellbeing

Lifestyle Medicine, Main blog page, Positive Psychology

Green exercise for physical and mental well-being

Green exercise for physical and mental wellbeing Physical activity has both physical and mental health benefits. 40% of the British population do not meet the recommended targets for physical activity 1, accruing an overall cost to our health services of approximately £8.3 billion 2. Green exercise is physical activity in the presence of natural environments… Continue reading Green exercise for physical and mental well-being