- cration date: 2022-03-20
- tags: #burnout #japan #forest-bathing
- url: https://www.nationalgeographic.com/travel/article/forest-bathing-nature-walk-health
- related notes:
The term emerged in Japan in the 1980s as a physiological and psychological exercise called shinrin-yoku (“forest bathing” or “taking in the forest atmosphere”). The purpose was twofold: to offer an eco-antidote to tech-boom burnout and to inspire residents to reconnect with and protect the country’s forests.
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