Why You Need to Reconnect with Nature – Podcast

Faith Douglas on SECOND MIND

In the podcast, Faith tells her story of how she found her connection to nature through her own personal challenges and started to work with forest bathing. She shares her tips on how to generate a connection with nature, using your senses to relax your mind and body. We cover many of the amazing scientifically-proven benefits of nature connection for mental and physical health and talk about the power of digital detoxing.

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Into the woods

Into the woods: The Japanese way to beat stress

BBC 14 November 2017

The Japanese art of Shinrin-Yoku, walking mindfully through woodland, is growing in popularity in the UK. Scientists say it reduces stress and blood pressure and boosts the immune system.

Faith Douglas leads forest baths in North Yorkshire.

“Because we’re British, we’re quite awkward,” she says. “To begin with the feelings are quite mixed. But once people get into it, the feedback is absolutely brilliant.”

www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/health-41988626/into-the-woods-the-japanese-way-to-beat-stressInto the woods