Get rid of stress with a “Forest Bathing”. The Forest Bathing – or the Shinrin-Yoku as it is known in Japanese – is a practice that is increasingly fashionable and that is to connect with nature in order to relax and improve health.
The Forest Bathing focuses on living the experience of the walk through the forest focusing all the attention to everything that is around at that time. Filling the mind with everything the senses capture: the smell of the plants, the song of the birds, the sounds of the forest, its colors … There is also the option of using the sense of taste eating forest fruits or having teas.
With only 30 minutes you can see the effects.
This philosophy has its origin in the 80s in Japan, when a national health program was created with the aim of alleviating the high stress situation of its population and mitigating the excessive use of technology. In principle, with only 30 minutes you can see the effects.
Therefore, more and more people and companies are using this practice to try to improve welfare. As a consequence, they also increase productivity, creativity and efficiency, both individually and at the company level.
After a Forest Bathing, the person is more prepared to focus.
Experts say that after a Forest Bathing, during which you have totally disconnected from technology and have connected with nature, the person is more prepared to focus and with more planning capacity.