24 Aug Become the happiest person in the room just by doing this one simple thing each day
via the Ladders by Kyle Schnitzer
It’s the first thing in the morning and you’re miserable. You’re stressed, bogged down at your desk with another daunting day of work ahead of you. There’s not much you think you can do to change your mood — living in a city could be stressful — but your mood could swing with simply a walk in the park, according to new research.
A new study conducted by scientists from the University of Vermont found that taking a walk through city parks can lift your mood to where it might be on Christmas morning. The study, published in the People and Nature journal, declared the revelation after analyzing tweets from people who visited parks in an urban city.
“We found that, yes, across all the tweets, people are happier in parks,” said Aaron Schwartz, a UVM graduate student who led the research. “But the effect was stronger in large regional parks with extensive tree cover and vegetation…
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