Gardening might be an activity that you’d consider to be out of the question if you live with fibromyalgia. But it can be a very rewarding hobby, especially when you see your garden growing as a direct result of the work you have put in.
With a bit of planning, it can easily be enjoyed, even with a chronic illness. The importance of outdoor spaces and time spent in the fresh air is underpinned by an ever-growing body of research.
For example, the Ecominds program from U.K. charity MIND showed the effectiveness of ecotherapy (which includes gardening) on improving the self-esteem and both the physical and mental health of the participants.Read more on themighty.com