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    Shinrin Yoku ÔÇô forest bathing until the Ents awaken


    Even if it comes from Japan and seems a bit overthinking in a country like Austria with 45 percent forest area, it is nice that the forest is perceived beyond global warming, simply as a living organism that enriches our lives. That it makes sense to spend a lot of time in the forest, even in an urban-oriented culture. And that the science and alleged facts are something to question. If it really does exist, my little devil on my shoulder will nagging.

    Scientific facts from the country where Tamagotchis are dated and people rip open their bellies because of lost honor. Oh well ­čÖé

    So, let the trendy manstream storytelling run free and buy, someone will


    Shinrin-Yoku is a term that means "forest atmosphere" or "forest bathing." It was developed in Japan and has become a cornerstone of health care and healing in Japanese medicine. Researchers in Japan and South Korea have created a robust scientific basis of the positive effects of spending time in forest areas, which we should make extensive and meaningful use of.

    As always with that certain Living Easy Drive.

    Since 1982

    In Japan, with the support of the Japanese government, Shinrin-Yoku began to be researched and developed. In Japanese, Shinrin means forest, and Yoku, although it has several meanings, here refers to "bathing, showering or sunbathing". In a broader sense, it is defined as "taking in the forest atmosphere with all of our senses".

    In the example above, one cannot yet be sure which component of the experience really produces the noticeably positive effect, but this is not the playground of the evil Uncle Schandmaul from the provincial scribbler. Here, the only thing that is intubated is journalism.

    The program was launched to encourage the population to go out into nature, literally bathe their minds and bodies in the green meadows, and use public forest networks as a means of promoting health. At 64 percent, Japan is even more extensively covered by forests than Central Europe, but the concepts are basically adoptable and should be expanded much further.

    Spending time in the forest is healthy because trees and other plants strengthen, energize and reinforce the organism in many ways, many of which are verifiable(?) and supported by supposedly hard(?) scientific facts.

    Conifers obviously emit substances that significantly increase the number of immune cells in the human body. And the various microbes that populate the forest organism in great diversity increase and enrich our own microbiome, which is disadvantageously reduced and weakened by everyday life in an urban environment and obsession with cleanliness.

    Each cubic centimeter of forest air can contain more than a thousand negative ions, which are also increasingly being attributed with health-promoting effects. You may know people who put such devices in their homes to ionize the air they breathe.

    There is no absolute scientific certainty in the studies so far, but it could have a mood-enhancing effect because the ions affect the serotonin level, which in turn produces further positive effects. Domino effects.

    The science of forest medicine is also beginning to develop beyond Japan. Much has not been sufficiently researched and there are many gaps in our knowledge of the connections, but the new focus gives hope that the new generations of researchers and their ever-increasing numbers will think outside the box about these fascinating areas of research.

    Even as a user you cannot understand every detail, forest education and going on one or two guided walks may be helpful, but identifying every single species and every type of mushroom is only a hobby without importance, it is about relaxing, using this wonderful forest resource beyond the timber industry.

    Which also needs to catch up in understanding how important the naturalness of forests will be in the long term.

    As a basic recommendation, you should spend 2-3 days a month in the forest and ideally supplement the energy you have gained with shorter walks and weekly stays. There are plenty of urban forests. But when does a forest become a forest?

    Park Life is probably not enough to achieve the full effect. Mixed forests are different from coniferous forests. Waters are useful, an inexhaustible topic that I would like to cover many more

    further entries were dedicated.

    Contrary to all the rules, there is no ban on digital technology. If you consider digital devices and cell phone reception as an extension of your own being, this also makes sense in nature. The best of both worlds.

    Forest Working is an office in nature. We all know how school classes blossom when in spring or summer one or two teachers overcome their limited limits and sneak off to a park with the class during normal school hours. Can also be used in adult education!!!

    CoWorking islands in the middle of the forest

    Everything is possible if you move away from limited thinking. From the either/or.

    I think I will do a lot of my training and coaching outdoors, depending on the setting needed.

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