“A tree with strong roots laughs at storms” – Malay Proverb
We all know that getting out and walking is good for our mental health, but for that bit extra help in feeling better take a walk in the woods.
Walking among trees is really good for our wellbeing. You must have felt it when you’ve been for a walk in woodland; the feelings of relaxation and grounding, of feeling more peaceful? The Japanese call this feeling shinrin-yoku, or forest breathing.
I will be exploring more about why walking amongst trees is so good for us, but for now I want to share a couple of my experiences with you, and yes….. this is when it gets a bit woo woo, but bear with me. Read more