Is birdwatching the right prescription for anxiety?

Photo by Espen Helland

I was surprised to see a headline earlier this month revealing that Scottish doctors are now prescribing birdwatching to their patients.

This struck me as really quite progressive — and just one more reason I’m pretty proud to hail from Scotland.

But as someone who is actually both a birdwatcher, and a sufferer of stress and anxiety, it did surprise

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