Playing golf helps to improve your mental and emotional health

11-Oct-2021

How playing golf is beneficial for your mental and emotional health

World Mental Health Day 2021

This world-wide 24 hour time span around the planet is Mental Health Day, as set by the World Health Organisation. 

From Golf Digest, by Keely Levins, March 2020:

5 Mental Health Benefits You Get from Golf

In light of the uncertainty and tense times surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, we're more grateful for moments of mental clarity and calm than usual. We looked into some of the science that supports what we golfers can already feel: Golf is good for your mental health.

1. Reduces anxiety

2. Offers beneficial social interaction

3. Reduces the effects of depression

4. Lowers stress

5. Provides a form of therapy 

At that Golf Digest link are examples, scientific references and more thoughtful discussion. 


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