Why the Forest?

"No one ever said on his death bed:
I wished I had spent more time in the office."

So, we invite you to get out and experience nature, it's good for you! Read about all the health beneifts below. Remember when you were young? We aim to get you in that frame of mind again, like a child, to develope your skills in a exploritory, fun, creative and exciting way.

A walk through the forest will empower you and highten your focus on:
  • attentiveness to detail
  • connection to your inner voice of reason
  • enhancing your natural instincts and intuition

The healing power of trees:

Trees are tremendously powerful plants. Not only can they absorb carbon dioxide and transform it into oxygen, but they can also absorb negative forces and transform them into good energy. Trees strongly root with the earth and the more rooted the tree is, the higher it can extend to heaven. Trees stand very still, absorbing the earths energy and the universal force.
"In the forest, you breathe in a cocktail of biological active substances that strengthen your immune system to such a degree that it is now being studied by the international cancer research institutions.”
Clemens G. Arvay, Biologist & Author, The Healing Code of Nature

RSPB (Royal Society for the Protection of Birds) Scotland has recently launched its partnership with NHS Shetland for “Nature Prescriptions” The benefits of contact with nature can include improvements in mental health as well as physical.
forest events; here is your prescription for nature!

Shinrin-Yoku (Forest Bathing) 
Nature therapy in the forest is practiced in Japan to decrease undue stress and to prevent burnout. National Geographic article

Japanese “Forest Bathing” Is the Anxiety Reliever You Need Right Now, interview with Dr. Qing Li, President of the Society of Forest Medicine, Japan.
 By Lily Crossley-Baxter

Shinrin-Yoku (Forest Bathing) and Nature Therapy: A State-of-the-Art Review, in the International Journal of Environment Research and Public Health.

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Forest Events - Eric Alan Westacott