March 2020

How I Discovered the Health Benefits of Nature

Read time 12 minutes – 2500 words


Nature and Medical Education

I am a psychiatrist – and someone who frequently spends time in nature – although I didn’t learn about the mental health benefits of nature through my medical training.

If you are trying to find a mental health professional like a psychiatrist you are unlikely to find them in a forest, you may be lucky to spot one having lunch in a city park where they are likely trying to find some respite from their clinical work. Likewise, if you are a mental health professional you won’t have much luck opening a successful clinic in a national park (at least not at this time).

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