27 July 2023 at 10:13 am #179955malagorParticipant
1. Read a book
If the real world is too stressful Staying in a book for six minutes can reduce stress by more than two-thirds, according to a study from the University of Sussex in England.
Psychologists also say that Because we are concentrating on reading, it helps reduce muscle tension and heart.
with activities that require energy to live with the greenery of these plants many studies Indicates that gardening extends our lifespan.
And the publication “Lifestyle factors and risk of dementia: Dubbo Study of the elderly” also mentions that “gardening” reduced the incidence of dementia by 36% among the elderly.
ready-to-eat food And some store-bought foods cause illnesses and shorten life expectancy, such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
Cooking and preparing food is a hobby, so it helps screening. and make us choose to receive food that is hygienic And it’s also good for health.
4. Listen to music
listening to the beautiful music that we love The brain releases dopamine. Help improve our mental health. resulting in a better quality of life
Patrick Fagan, a lecturer at London’s Goldsmiths University, talks about going to a concert. It also helps to extend our life expectancy as well. Or listening to music for just 20 minutes can improve our quality of life by 21%.
27 July 2023 at 10:14 am #179988AntonioModerator
Welcome here and thanks for starting a thread in the Gambling Therapy forums.
These are very good tips Malagor!
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