Park Life Boosts Morale As Much As Christmas, Survey Shows
|08/20/2019||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
Sad city dwellers should seek solace in a local park, according to a survey tracking tweets that showed a leafy walk lifts morale as much as Christmas among Twitter users.
Trees in cities are already credited with cooling and cleaning the air, along with absorbing planet-warming gases – but a team or researchers from the University of Vermont, in the United States, found they also cause happiness.
“Visiting parks leads people to being happier,” the survey’s lead researcher, Aaron Schwartz, told the Thomson Reuters Foundation by phone.
The authors scanned thousands of Twitter messages posted by more than 4,600 people from 160 parks read more >>>