As little as Â 5 minutes has measurable effects, Â and longer is even better – it can reduce brooding and obsessive worry, symptoms of ADHD, and memory loss [think dementia]. The effects are even stronger when you walk while your electronic devices are turned off. Â You can also enjoy stronger focus, better memory, and creative problem solving, especially if you walk/hike near water. Â So you can enjoy walking outdoors, while reducing stress and improving your focus and contentment.
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