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Japan: ‘shrinrin-yoku’

Japan: ‘shrinrin-yoku’

Shrinrin-yoku, or forest bathing, was developed in the 1980s as a way to respond to the stresses of urban living.

It is all about getting out into nature. It can reduce your stress and boost your immune system.

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