In Japanese and Mandarin there is a word for Forest Bathing – Shinrin-Yoku!
Everybody who’s spent time in a forest knows how it makes them feel – calm? peaceful? healthy? alive? – but it’s always good to have a word to draw attention to something important – and Forest Bathing is surely as important as it ever was. I’m off to the woods!
“Every study conducted so far has demonstrated reductions in stress, anger, anxiety, depression and sleeplessness amongst the subjects who have participated. In Japan there are now 44 accredited Shinrin Yoku forests.”
Read more at Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forest_bathing