26 Apr '13, 12am

Science Matters: Stressed at work? Add a daily dose of green

Science Matters: Stressed at work? Add a daily dose of green

In fact, modern workplaces are the main reason adults now spend about 9.3 hours a day sitting. Medical journal The Lancet estimates this unprecedented level of inactivity is causing 5.3 million deaths a year worldwide, similar to smoking — prompting the Harvard Business Review to suggest 'Sitting is the smoking of our generation.' The good news is that researchers have built an increasingly persuasive case for what most of us know intuitively: nature is good for us. Being regularly immersed in a natural setting can reduce stress while boosting immunity, ingenuity and energy. As neuroscientist Marc Berman explains , adding a daily dose of green to your routine may be the best prescription for dealing with workday stress. His research shows that even simple, brief interactions with nature can improve cognitive control and mood. Why does green time reduce stress? Various stud...

Full article: http://www.davidsuzuki.org/blogs/science-matters/2013/04/...

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