The Japanese practice shinrin-yoku. Shinrin means “forest” and yoku means “bath.” It is not a physical exercise, it is simply connecting with nature through our senses, sight, smell, hearing, touch, and taste.
On average, Americans spend 93% of their time indoors. Numerous studies have shown that even small amounts of time outdoors has a positive impact on our health. A two-hour forest bath will help you reduce stress and relax. Numerous studies show there are real health benefits.
Get outdoors, listen to the birds, smell the fragrance of the forest, look at the sunlight filtering through the trees and sparkling on the streams, touch the smoothness of the rocks and the roughness of the bark. Through this experience you will connect with nature and cross the bridge to happiness.