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‘Forest Bathing’ Is Great for Your Health. Here’s How to Do It

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Japanese Forest Bathing

Shinrin in Japanese means “forest,” and yoku means “bath.” So shinrin-yoku means bathing in the forest atmosphere, or taking in the forest through our senses.

It is the simple act of being in nature, connecting with it through our senses of sight, hearing, taste, ...

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Time to Unplug

We are nearing a future where more than half of the world’s population will live in cities. We are living in a time when the average American spends most of our lives indoors.

Good news: even a small amount of time in nature can have a positive impact on our health.

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How To Forest Bathe

• First, find a spot. Leave your devices in the car. Follow your body to wherever it takes you. Don’t rush. Just wander.

• Let nature be your guide. Use all of your senses. From the sound of birds and the rustling of leaves, to the taste of the air and the aroma of a coming rain. There are ...

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Things to Do While Forest Bathing

The amount of things you can do to connect with nature are endless.

Here are some of the things people do while forest bathing: journaling, nature walking, yoga, eating in the forest, hot-spring therapy, T’ai chi, meditation, breathing exercises, aromatherapy, art sessions,...

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