People who enjoyed greater exposure to natural spaces during the first COVID-19 lockdown had better mental health indicators than those who had no contact with natural areas People who contemplated natural spaces from their homes obtained improvements in all the mental health outcomes analysed: stress, mental disorders and somatization
Stress can be reduced by identifying your trigger, maintaining healthy lifestyle, better organization among other things. However, if you feel stressed for a prolonged period of time and are unable to manage it, do visit a psychologist, counsellor or a psychiatrist. There is no shame or stigma in visiting one!
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Researchers at Linkoping University in Sweden have examined how stress levels in dogs are influenced by lifestyle factors and by the people that the dogs live with. They determined stress levels over several months by measuring the concentration of a stress hormone, cortisol, in a few centimetres of hair from the dog and from its owner.