Living Near Trees = Longer and Happier Life

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As if the aesthetic benefits of living near trees wasn’t enough, a new report shows that living near trees also leads to people living longer and feeling happier. Even in poor areas, a neighbourhood with trees in it has a lower crime rate and more civilized atmosphere.As if the aesthetic benefits of living near trees wasn’t enough, a new report shows that living near trees also leads to people living longer and feeling happier. Even in poor areas, a neighbourhood with trees in it has a lower crime rate and more civilized atmosphere. People without access to green areas and parks show signs of poor impulse control and supposedly poor management of major life issues. So how does this strange green effect work? Nature helps us “psychologically rejuvenate” and puts us at ease. If you don’t already by now, this might be the best reason to move to a greener part of your city.

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