The Association of Nature & Forest Therapy defines the term forest therapy as a research-based framework for supporting healing and wellness through immersion in forests and other natural environments. Forest Therapy is inspired by the Japanese practice of shinrin yoku, which translates to “forest bathing.” Studies have demonstrated a wide array of health benefits, especially in the cardiovascular and immune systems, and for stabilizing and improving mood and cognition.
Joseph Cornell recently wrote two chapters for an international handbook for forest therapy guides that can be downloaded below:
A silver lining in the recent protests at Aarey colony is that they demonstrate that care and protection of Nature is deeply ingrained into the hearts of millennials who made up bulk of the protestors. While it is heartening, it is also unsurprising because an affinity for Nature is a trait as typically human as […]