Florida college taking up Japanese relaxation technique

The phrase “Shinrin-Yoku” or “forest bathing” was first coined in the 1980s by the head of Japan’s forestry agency. It was a time when people worked really long hours, especially in Tokyo, and people were very stressed out and suffering all kinds of physical and mental health effects. As T.S. Strickland reports from station WUWF, the idea is to go out and walk trails, breathe deeply and to immerse oneself in the beauty and wonder of nature. 

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