Being in nature can reduce stress, and previous research has suggested that people who move to greener areas enjoy a big improvement in life satisfaction. But the study authors wanted to find out whether those changes had staying power. For example, marriages and promotions tend to boost happiness only temporarily. Other positive life changes, such as receiving therapy for depression, improve long-term mental health. Check out the full article at the University of Washington.
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