Forest Bathing – Shinrin-yoku
Forest Bathing is a popular practice in Japan called ” Shinrin-yoku”.
Research found it lowers the stress hormone cortisol, reduces the heart rate and lowers blood pressure.
So take a gentle walk in the forest, it supports your well-being through sensory immersion , braething, relaxing, smelling, listening and touch.
Read more on http://www.shinrin-yoku.org to find organized Shinrin-yoku forest therapy walks in your local area, so people can experience the practice and its benefits.
Also check out our article on the book Holistic Heart Book -The Whole Heart Solution, by America’s Holistic Heart Doc Joel K. Kahn, MD, for more tips on how to improve your heart health.