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You step outside, and the wind feels way too crisp. The trees stand naked in the chill, their now brown leaves swirling around you. Snow is way too often in the forecast. Together with the shortened daily sunlight, these signs point to one thing: winter is on the horizon. But what if Fall in Evanston didn’t have to equate to the pending doom of winter?
Have you ever been surprised at how a walk in the park, digging in your garden or a hike along the lakefront has lifted your mood?
It’s simple: nature heals, soothes and restores us. Nature can lessen our anxiety and improve our well-being. If you don’t have time or can’t get outside, even seeing pictures of nature can have a similar effect.
So, the next time that frustrating situation hits you and you feel the anxiety creeping in, lace up your walking shoes and head outside.
This is where can you go in the Chicago/Evanston area to boost your mood and reduce your anxiety!