By American Counseling Association
Special to Village News 

Benefit from the silence


Last updated 3/29/2019 at 7:42pm

As people have probably noticed, it’s a noisy world. Technology helps ensure people are never sitting in silence, but experts advise that may not be the best thing for them.

Silence and solitude have been shown to improve physical and mental well-being. And gaining the benefits of silence in their lives really isn’t that difficult.

Researchers found that even a quiet walk in a park can stimulate brain growth in the hippocampus, leading to better memory. They found that three walks per week of 40 minutes were enough to stimulate such growth.

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