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Green spaces are soothing for the mind and soul.(Getty Images)

Guest Column: Adding years to life and life to years with gardening

By Rameshinder Singh Sandhu | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON OCT 31, 2020 10:23 PM IST
According to a National Geographic article, researchers from the University of Exeter Medical School in England analysed data from 10,000 city dwellers and found that those living near green spaces reported less mental distress
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Living near parks and nature reserves is good for your mental health

By Indo Asian News Service | London
UPDATED ON AUG 23, 2019 12:45 PM IST
Living within 300 metres of urban green space such as parks, nature reserves or play areas is associated with greater happiness, sense of worth and life satisfaction, says a new study.
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Spending childhood in greener spaces may prevent mental disorders later(Unsplash)
Spending childhood in greener spaces may prevent mental disorders later(Unsplash)

Spending childhood in greener spaces may prevent mental disorders later

By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India, London
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2019 05:02 PM IST
An increasing share of the world’s population now lives in cities and World Health Organisation estimates that more than 450 millions of the global human population suffer from a mental disorder.
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The corporation spent crores of rupees on these footpaths which might be damaged in the ongoing Metro work.(Praful Gangurde/ HT)
The corporation spent crores of rupees on these footpaths which might be damaged in the ongoing Metro work.(Praful Gangurde/ HT)

Green spaces in Thane become ‘no-entry’ zones till Metro work is over

By Megha Pol | Hindustan Times, Thane
PUBLISHED ON NOV 29, 2018 12:27 AM IST
Harit Janpath areas are used by residents for walking, jogging, relaxing and exercising
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