6 Reasons Why Gardening Is Good For Your Health

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5. Helps better your mood a.k.a it can help make you happier 

Gardening has been proven to make many people around the world happier human beings. Life can be stressful and we can get into depressive states- some deeper than others. Depression, anxiety, and stress disorders are all so common in the world we live in. Being out in nature can naturally boost your mood in a way nothing else can. Digging your hands into the soil, hearing the birds chirp, and breathing in the fresh air are all sensory inputs that can help with your mood. Gardening can also help with depression by giving you a sense of accomplishment and creating a connection with you and the the nature around you.

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6. Strengthens Immune System 

Being in the sun and sweating actually acts as a great immune system strengthener. Your skin needs the sun to produce the compound of Vitamin D. Vitamin D deficiencies are such a norm in the U.S. that we don’t think much about it- but it is a big deal! It betters your mood, decreases inflammation, supports your immune system, and more!

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