Growing up in nature reduces risk of mental illness

According to a study carried out in Denmark, growing up surrounded by nature reduces the risk of developing mental illnesses. 🌿

08/03/2019 15:04updated: 08/03/2019 15:57
  • 81.8k
  • 42


  • Phyllis L.
    28/03/2019 21:48

    My generation knew this without being told by a study. Why do we believe our own common sense is no longer valid in making life choices and decisions???

  • Wolak G.
    27/03/2019 12:26

    I'm waiting for the study that suggests not eating causes hunger, and not breathing causes death. I'm curious what the findings will be.

  • April C.
    27/03/2019 07:11

    That's a no brainer! Of course growing up surrounded by nature is better for us than growing up surrounded by concrete!

  • Cindy M.
    20/03/2019 03:59

    I think it is true Sharon, even green areas within a city. The Danish , like many in Europe and Scandinavia ride bikes everywhere. While taking a bus from the airport in Copenhagen to the port for our cruise this summer, the Danes were riding their bikes home from work and school even in a light rain. Many made it ahead of us with traffic.

  • Bob G.
    19/03/2019 22:30


  • Marta D.
    19/03/2019 13:35

    Per forza, noi SIAMO natura, anche se ce ne siamo allontanati e ce ne dimentichiamo.

  • Bridget S.
    19/03/2019 00:38

    I'm not the least surprised.

  • Clarke O.
    17/03/2019 11:09

    That explains why all large cities vote for democrats.

  • Tracey P.
    15/03/2019 08:15

    I can well believe it is of great benefit 😊

  • Rebecca W.
    15/03/2019 07:45

    die kinder am anfang

  • John A.
    14/03/2019 18:13

    No shit Sherlock.

  • Carlos G.
    14/03/2019 14:18

    solo somos hienas enjauladas

  • Danielle L.
    14/03/2019 09:14

    Waldorf Waldorf 😕

  • Ray S.
    13/03/2019 09:10

    Nothing is natural in a city.

  • Andrew G.
    12/03/2019 10:40

    Right, because growing up in rural America I can attest to the mental health and stability of all my associates

  • Geoff K.
    12/03/2019 10:33

    how can going on a nature walk,and making new friends.benefit anyone,surely the gaming console can do can learn lots of new things,especially how to be anti social!!!!!!!!!!!!!! sarcasm intended😂...i agree...nature is awesome,who wants to learn to live on a gaming comsole,fake fake fake everything!!

  • Maj E.
    12/03/2019 10:14

    back to nature 💚

  • Greg C.
    12/03/2019 10:04

    also this x

  • Wayne D.
    12/03/2019 09:43

    The thing is, do we really need studies to figure these things out?

  • Siganus S.
    12/03/2019 02:35

    We cannot deny it anymore: we need the trees.