Tierney kindly left me a link to her post on forest bathing, just in case you missed her comment I am re-bloging it here. Trees certainly help me.
A couple weeks ago I finished an amazing audiobook: Forest Bathing: How Trees Can Help You Find Health and Happiness (2018) by Dr. Qing Li.
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This book discusses shinrin-yoku (“forest bathing”), the Japanese therapeutic practice of spending time in the forest/woods for healing and wellness.
A definition of shinrin-yoku according to the Timber Press blog is:
…shinrin-yoku is the practice of walking slowly through the woods, in no hurry, for a morning, an afternoon or a day.
I listened to this amazing audiobook each morning as I walked through the trees lines streets of surrounding neighborhoods.
I already love trees and this book made me love and appreciate trees even more. Dr. Li discusses their healing powers in depth and the science behind it. Here is a review on amazon.com that provides a wonderful overview of this book:
This book by Dr. Qing Li, Chairman…
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