Gardening can help lower stress, increase self-esteem, and decrease anxiety while enhancing overall mental and physical health. For those in recovery from addiction, learning healthy ways to cope with negative emotions and effectively treat mental health is essential to maintaining sobriety. Here are five ways that gardening can benefit someone in recovery.
Mental health refers to decreasing symptoms of anxiety and/or depression. Eating a healthy diet is essential for those who struggle with anxiety and depression. By limiting the amount of sugar and eating more vegetables you may notice a change fast! A diet with Vitamin B1 (Thiamine), B12, B6 (Pyridoxine), Folate/Folic Acid, Panthothenic Acid, and other herbs can be helpful to relieve some of these symptoms. This topic is near and dear to us because this was […]
Dale speaks about his battle with anxiety and depression and how following 7 simple steps has helped him combat this.
Dale had the pleasure of speaking at the Organic Oklahoma Fall Conference at OSU-OKC on 10/11/18.
He spoke about struggling with panic attacks, anxiety, and depression and how gardening has helped him to overcome these. Dale discusses our journey through gardening and what we have learned over the years. He also discusses our current app version that is available as well as the plans for the future upcoming versions!
This is a recording of a short talk I gave at OKC-Sharp this week about anxiety, depression, and how I’ve adjusted my working habits to help keep them in check. Thank you to StarSpace46 and Techlahoma Foundation for providing a platform to talk about a topic that’s very important to me. Please feel free share with anyone you think might benefit from hearing this!