Updated: May 18, 2021
There is something special about having a walk in the forest in the rain. It can be soothing, relaxing and rejuvenating, particularly when we engage all our senses.
Did you know that the unique, earthy smell associated with rain has a name - Petrichor and, according to research, can reduce stress by up to 60%?
Combined with the many benefits that walking in nature can bring, including improved sleep, reduced stress, anxiety and depression, strengthened immune system and increased memory, creativity, and problem-solving ability, walking in the forest in the rain can be a good strategy for recharging for the week ahead.
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