How might trees help you feel better?
September 07, 2017
Could Forest Bathing Help?
In August 2017 I offered a workshop on shinrin-yoku, or what you may have seen called forest bathing. No personal washing is required as this practice most associated with Japan is about soaking in the essence of trees from short times spent in a forest. There are a lot of data that demonstrate significant health benefits following immersion from a short walk in the woods. I’ve been asked to repeat this workshop, so keep an eye out for a repeat this fall. Want some reading? Try The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes Us Happier, Healthier, and More Creative, by Florence Williams (2017).