Does your child often feel stressed and depressed? A walk in the woods is likely to improve his/her mood researchers said. The study led by a team from the University of Hong Kong revealed that children who developed a closer connection with nature had less distress less hyperactivity and had a healthy lifestyle with regard to active play and eating habits. They also had fewer behavioural and emotional difficulties as well as improved pro-social behaviour. However despite the extensive adjacent greenness many families are not using these areas the researchers ruled in the paper published in the PLOS ONE journal.