Stressed? Take a Hike!

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Thought we’d share this fascinating article from the Enlightened Consciousness. It’s titled Hiking is Beneficial for Our Brain as Well as Body.

It offers some stimulating ideas. Here’s one that we thought was genuinely noteworthy:

The University of Columbia researchers conducted studies, which concluded that aerobic exercise increased hippocampal volume, which is the part of the brain associated with spatial and episodic memory. Stress and anxiety levels reduced, and as a bonus, self-esteem elevated, and endorphins released.

To find out more about these ideas, look into the rest of this insightful piece.

Read the source article at Enlightened Consciousness