Forest Bathing

In the latest issue of Appalacian Mountain Club's "AMC Outdoors," there is a little article about "forest bathing."  In Japan, there are special spots designated for what they call "shinrin-yoku."

...and it's scientifically proven to reduce stress and improve health. :-)
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19585091

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

photo R.Darke