- or forest bathing - was developed in Japan during the 1980s
- or forest bathing - was developed in Japan during the 1980s Guests take part in some shinrin-yoku
- aka forest bathing, above, and below is the tea ceremony
- or forest bathing - was developed in Japan during the 1980s Secluded cabins at Blackwood Forest in Hampshire
Williams introduces readers to the Japanese concept of shinrin-yoku
, or 'forest bathing'; which is the idea of spending quality time in forests and natural areas to reap innumerable health benefits.
The Japanese have a concept called shinrin-yoku
, which translates as forest bathing - this is the practice of taking a short, leisurely walk through a forest for health benefits.
Promotes effects of Shinrin-Yoku
, the practice of bathing the senses in the atmosphere of the forest.
Forest bathing or Shinrin-yoku
is the practice of taking a short, leisurely visit to a forest for health benefits.
Psychological effects of forest environments on healthy adults: Shinrin-yoku
(forest-air bathing, walking) as possible method of stress reduction.
The idea of shinrin-yoku
- "taking in the forest atmosphere" - took root in Japan back in the early 1980s and is now practised by a quarter of the population.
, which translates as taking in the forest atmosphere or forest bathing, was developed by Japan's Forestry Agency in 1982 as a way to promote well-being in an overworked population that has one of the highest suicide rates in the world.
Forest bathing, the practice of Shinrin-yoku
, is simply spending time in nature to reduce stress and promote well-being.
Physiological effects of Shinrin-yoku
(taking in the atmosphere of the forest) in an old-growth broadleaf forest in Yamagata prefecture, Japan.