Shinrin-yoku Forest Bathing

Forest Bathing is a therapy everyone should practice. I can personally endorse thisπŸŒ³πŸ˜„πŸŒ³ This is a great read about the topic.
Enjoy your Sunday!


World Healing Day

This World Healing Day, April 29, try Shinrin-yoku Forest Bathing, it is an amazing health activity.Β  Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of the Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area, lay your hands on your favourite tree.Β  Pass the word on, and invite the world to experience; Shinrin-yoku Forest Bathing

We stand in awe and wonder at the beauty of a single tree. Tall and graceful it stands, yet robust and sinewy with spreading arms decked with foliage that changes through the seasons, hour by hour, moment by moment as shadows pass or sunshine dapples the leaves. How much more deeply are we moved as we begin to appreciate the combined operations of the assembly of trees we call a forest.~Richard St. Barbe Baker

Forest-bathing describes the practice of taking a short, leisurely visit to a forest for health benefits. The practice originated in Japan where…

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  1. So that’s the name of what I do nearly every day! Figures the Japanese would already have it franchised πŸ˜‰ After all, the Japanese are still Shinto in their deepest core. They are a part of Nature, not separate, as Westerners like to believe themselves. Shinrin-yoku, eh? I’ll have to say that a few hundred times so next time someone asks where I’m headed I can say, “I’m off to do my Shinrin-yoku, y’all!”

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