30 Days of Wild: Idea 3 Hug a tree

Today’s wild act is a very quick one. Although it still comes with many benefits. Get out and touch a tree, give it a hug. If you don’t feel like giving a tree a hug you can gain benefits from just watching. Just having trees in sightlines can improve depression, health levels and concentration. But getting the feel of the tree has been shown to help encourage mindfulness and build your connection with nature. Then take a moment to watch the life on the tree.

If you fancy doing something extra you could try and work out the age of the tree. On average a tree in an open space grows 2.5cm a year. Bring your tape measure out and see if you can work the age out.

 

I hope you’re getting involved in 30 days. Let me know in the comments what you’ve been up to.
https://themindunleashed.com/2013/07/tree-hugging-now-scientifically.html

https://inews.co.uk/news/environment/how-hugging-trees-can-give-you-a-natural-high/

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