This study finds rocking in a rocking chair daily can reduce anxiety and depression and improve balance. We had a rocking chair when I was growing up and I also had one when our kids were babies. We also had a gliding chair. I wonder how many homes still have a rocking chair and how common its use is today.
A study conducted by University of Rochester finds daily rocking among Alzheimer’s patients reduced their anxiety, lifted depression, improved balance, and lessened the need for pain killers.
Image source Wiki