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BENFITS OF HIKING IN NATURE

MORE ON HOW HIKING CAN CHANGE OUR BRAINS PART II: MORE BENFITS OF HIKING IN NATURE

Those suffering from ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) are easily distracted and have trouble staying focused and have difficulty controlling impulses. It is perplexing for parents to raise children with ADHD, but great news emerged from researchers who revealed that hiking outdoors can reduce their ADHD symptoms. According to this study, exposure to nature is beneficial to anyone with inattention and impulsivity. Doctors conclude that green activities or settings can improve attention, for example participating in a nature hike or simply any activity in the park can ease the unwanted symptoms of ADHD. Hiking in nature can boost brainpower, and it is an excellent form of exercise that can burn 500- 700 calories an hour depending on how difficult the …

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HIKING REALLY CHANGE OUR BRAINS

CAN HIKING REALLY CHANGE OUR BRAINS?

Hiking in nature is good for your body, mind and soul; the winds will blow their freshness into you, nature’s peace will flow into you and cares will drop off like autumn leaves. Walking through the woods while smelling the aroma of pine trees, listening to a soothing running stream and observing colorful birds and foliage simply make us feel good and clear our mind. Many studies show that spending time hiking in nature has several mental health benefits. Those who think too much of negative thoughts can exhibit depression, anxiety and other issues such as post- traumatic stress disorder or binge eating. A recent study revealed that hiking in nature reduces rumination and obsessive negative thoughts. In this study, …

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