How the Japanese handle stress…

Insightful story published in Outside magazine, on how the Japanese reconnect with nature–they “bathe” in their forests! It is called:

TAKE TWO HOURS OF PINE FOREST AND CALL ME IN THE MORNING

These days, screen-addicted Americans are more stressed out and distracted than ever. And nope, there’s no app for that. But there is a radically simple remedy: get outside. Florence Williams travels to the deep woods of Japan, where researchers are backing up the surprising theory that nature can lower your blood pressure, fight off depression, beat back stress—and even prevent cancer.  See more….

 

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