Why Nature Sounds Help You Relax, According to Science

Scientific evidence points to the relaxing effects of watching scenery from nature.

Too stressed? Try walking in the woods for a few minutes or play a sound machine that plays recordings from nature. New research says that listening to nature sounds can affect your heart rate and alter connections in your brain in a positive way.

If you ever listened to the water babbling down a stream or leaves rustling in the wind, then you might be familiar with the…