WAY TO WELLNESS #4
If someone told you there was a low-impact activity that could do right outside your door to soothe the spirit, increase coordination, boost self-esteem, and positively impact the brain, wouldn’t you be interested? It turns out GARDENING positively impacts wellness in these and other ways. Check out some of the benefits:
• It relieves stress. Gardening can lower cortisol levels that cause stress and increase blood pressure. It also increases serotonin, which helps people feel happy.
• Friendly bacteria in the soil can boost immunity.
• Planting provides great exercise. It is low-impact and can be comfortable work with the right padding or protective gear.
• It involves hand-eye coordination and sensory intake. Both of these factors can positively affect cognition.
Today, plant some seeds or pick up a seedling or other plant that you can nuture and grow.