Why the Forest?
"No one ever said on his death bed:
I wished I had spent more time in the office."
So, we invite you to get out and experience nature, it's good for you!
Read about all the health beneifts below. Remember when you
young? We aim to get you in that frame of mind again, like a child, to
develope your skills in a exploritory, fun, creative and
A walk through the forest will empower you and
highten your focus on:
- attentiveness to
- connection to your inner
voice of reason
- enhancing your natural
instincts and intuition
healing power of trees:
Trees are tremendously powerful plants.
Not only can they absorb carbon dioxide and transform it into oxygen,
but they can also absorb negative forces and transform them into good
energy. Trees strongly root with the earth and the more rooted the
tree is, the higher it can extend to heaven. Trees stand very still,
absorbing the earths energy and the universal force.
"In the forest, you breathe in a cocktail of biological
active substances that strengthen your immune system to such a degree
is now being studied by the international cancer research
Clemens G. Arvay, Biologist
& Author, The Healing Code of
RSPB (Royal Society for the Protection of Birds) Scotland has recently launched its partnership with NHS Shetland for
The benefits of contact with nature can include improvements in mental
health as well as physical.
forest events; here is your prescription for
Shinrin-Yoku (Forest Bathing)
Nature therapy in the forest is practiced in Japan to decrease
undue stress and to prevent burnout. National Geographic article
Japanese “Forest Bathing” Is the Anxiety Reliever
You Need Right Now, interview with Dr. Qing Li,
President of the Society of Forest Medicine, Japan.
(Forest Bathing) and Nature Therapy: A State-of-the-Art Review, in the
International Journal of
and Public Health.
mit Sonja Grossenbach,
Konolfingen, Bern, Switzerland.