Nature and Wellbeing

Nature and Wellbeing
The Somerset Emotional Wellbeing Podcast
Nature and Wellbeing
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Episode 35 May 11, 2021 00:26:33

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Welcome to the **Somerset Emotional Wellbeing (SEW) podcast**! In this episode, **Nature and Wellbeing**, our hosts **Dr. Andrew Tresidder** and **Dr. Peter Bagshaw** discuss **nature and its connection to wellbeing**, the theme for this year’s **Mental Health Awareness Week** in detail. During the conversation, they discuss **how nature and our wellbeing are linked**, **how walking outside amongst nature has been shown to be more beneficial than walking in an urban environment** and **what phytoncides (aromatic compounds released by plants) can apparently do for our health**. The **SEW podcast** is a **free weekly show** hosted by **Dr. Andrew Tresidder** and **Dr. Peter Bagshaw**. In each episode, the doctors discuss a different topic related to mental and emotional wellbeing and often invite **expert guests** to join them in conversation. The show is aimed at the people of Somerset and beyond; the advice and guidance provided should apply to anybody who needs it, whenever they need it. All episodes of SEW are now available to listen to free through **Spotify**, **Apple Podcasts**, **Deezer**, **Google Podcasts**, **Amazon Podcasts**, [https://somersetemotionalwellbeing.podiant.co](https://somersetemotionalwellbeing.podiant.co)/ or wherever you get your podcasts! **We’d like to hear from you!** If you would like to let us know what you think of the show, or to suggest guests and topics for us to cover, please get in touch with us by emailing: [[email protected]]([email protected]) Thank you for listening, see you next time! Please note: The opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the speakers. They do not purport to reflect the opinions or views of the NHS or any other organisation unless expressly stated [Why Spring is the Perfect Time to Take Your Workout Outdoors](https://time.com/4718318/spring-exercise-workout-outside/) – Article from Time magazine [Drops From Nature](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5WpxH2jJsH4) – Video of Dr. Tresidder being interviewed by Rebecca Pow MP [Mindline Somerset](https://www.mindinsomerset.org.uk/our-services/adult-one-to-one-support/mindline/) - To help address the emotional health needs of the public, Mindline (run by Mind in Somerset) has extended their hours so people can call and talk to someone about their anxieties and worries. Call 01823 276892

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