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Old 20-06-2022, 04:28   #1
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Dealing /w Stress: Wind & Water

The Simple Dutch Cure for Stress
“Uitwaaien” [‘outblowing'] is a popular activity around Amsterdam—one believed to have important psychological benefits.
“It’s basically the activity of spending time in the wind, usually by going for a walk or a bike ride.” [or boating]

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”... While research into the benefits of waterscapes isn’t as well-established, evidence suggests these “blue spaces” may be equally—or perhaps even more—beneficial to mental well-being. For example, people who live closer to the coast, like many Netherlanders do, report better physical and psychological health than those farther inland. Water may have a restorative effect, helping people overcome negative emotions and diminish their mental distress.
Apparently, when it comes to relaxation and recovery, a little “outblowing” at the beach [or on a boat] might be just what the doctor ordered...”
Much more ➥ https://nautil.us/the-simple-dutch-c...r-stress-8594/
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