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Shinrin-yoku : the Japanese art of forest bathing /

宮崎良文,
by Miyazaki, Yoshifumi [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Portland, Oregon : Timber Press, 2018.Description: 191 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm.ISBN: 1604698799; 9781604698794.Subject(s): Forest reserves -- Therapeutic use | Nature, Healing power of | Trees -- Therapeutic use | Mind and body | Self-help publications
Contents:
The concept of nature therapy -- Japan's relationship with nature -- The practice of shinrin-yoku -- Bringing the forest closer to home -- The science behind nature therapy -- The future of forest therapy research.
Summary: Shinrin-yoku is the Japanese practice of seeking a deeper connection with nature by spending intentional time surrounded by trees. Commonly referred to as forest bathing, the meditative practice involves all of our senses and has extraordinary effects on health and happiness. In Shinrin Yoku, Yoshifumi Miyazaki explains the science behind forest bathing and explores the many health benefits, including reduced stress, lower blood pressure, improved mood, and increased focus and energy. This useful guide also teaches you how to bring the benefits of the forest into the home through the use of essential oils, cypress baths, flower therapy, and bonsai. Whether you are exploring a city park, a woodland area, or even the trees in your own backyard, Shinrin Yoku will help you detox from the stress of modern life by opening your eyes to the healing power of trees.
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<p> A New York Times 2018 Holiday Gift Selection <br> <br> Shinrin-yoku is the Japanese practice of seeking a deeper connection with nature by spending intentional time surrounded by trees. Commonly referred to as forest bathing, the meditative practice involves all of our senses and has extraordinary effects on health and happiness. In Shinrin Yoku , Yoshifumi Miyazaki explains the science behind forest bathing and explores the many health benefits, including reduced stress, lower blood pressure, improved mood, and increased focus and energy. This useful guide also teaches you how to bring the benefits of the forest into the home through the use of essential oils, cypress baths, flower therapy, and bonsai. Whether you are exploring a city park, a woodland area, or even the trees in your own backyard, Shinrin Yoku will help you detox from the stress of modern life by opening your eyes to the healing power of trees. <br> </p>

"First published in Great Britain in 2018 by Aster, a division of Octopus Publishing Group Ltd."--Title page verso.

Includes bibliographical references (185-187) and index.

The concept of nature therapy -- Japan's relationship with nature -- The practice of shinrin-yoku -- Bringing the forest closer to home -- The science behind nature therapy -- The future of forest therapy research.

Shinrin-yoku is the Japanese practice of seeking a deeper connection with nature by spending intentional time surrounded by trees. Commonly referred to as forest bathing, the meditative practice involves all of our senses and has extraordinary effects on health and happiness. In Shinrin Yoku, Yoshifumi Miyazaki explains the science behind forest bathing and explores the many health benefits, including reduced stress, lower blood pressure, improved mood, and increased focus and energy. This useful guide also teaches you how to bring the benefits of the forest into the home through the use of essential oils, cypress baths, flower therapy, and bonsai. Whether you are exploring a city park, a woodland area, or even the trees in your own backyard, Shinrin Yoku will help you detox from the stress of modern life by opening your eyes to the healing power of trees.

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