Forest Therapy Today

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Tree huggers are smarter

by Forest Therapy Today - Heidi • June 22, 2017
More and more people are moving to live in urban areas. It’s said that in 2050 even 70 percent of people would be living in cities. That inevitably leads to decrease of nature time. It’s a real bummer because of all the beneficial effects, that forest bathing has on our overall health and wellbeing. Direct attention failure [...]

Forest Vitamins Phytoncides

by Forest Therapy Today - Heidi • June 7, 2017
Forests provide several benefits to mankind. Its vital role in our eco system cannot be overlooked or overstated. They filter our water, provide timber, protect soil, regulate climate and provide a habitat for innumerable animal species and life forms amongst other things. But this time we are going to concentrate on phytoncides. An essential oil [...]

Smelling Some Forest Medicine

by Forest Therapy Today - Heidi • May 11, 2017
Have you ever noticed, that certain smells provoke particular memories in you? Maybe even some long-forgotten memories from childhood? Our brain handles smells in the same regions as it handles memories and emotions. Our sense of smell is linked to our limbic system. It is in the middle of our brain.  Limbic system affects our [...]

Earthing – Reconnecting with Nature for Healthier Living

by Forest Therapy Today - Heidi • April 24, 2017
Earthing is one of the natural therapies nature has bestowed upon us as a kind of self-healing mechanism. Nature has a way of healing the body system without us being aware. In fact, there are several therapies, that nature offers us, without us even knowing it. Earthing is one of such natural therapeutic phenomenon that [...]

Business Meetings in Nature Boost Your Creativity, Productivity and Health

by Forest Therapy Today - Heidi • April 21, 2017
When уоu thіnk mееtіngѕ, you tурісаllу іmаgіnе drаggіng a соuрlе extra chairs іntо thе bоѕѕ’ѕ оffісе, or a stuffy соnfеrеnсе room without wіndоwѕ thаt уоu’ll be trарреd inside for thе next соuрlе of hours. But thаt doesn’t always hаvе tо bе thе саѕе—nоw that іt’ѕ ѕummеrtіmе, thеrе аrе рlеntу of great benefits thаt come with [...]

Singapore Gone Wild – Nature Connection in Urban Settings

by Forest Therapy Today - Heidi • April 16, 2017
Finally I get to tell you about our trip to Singapore! There was some difficulties on the way in form of broken cellphone and lost camera cord. But now everything is working again perfectly. I have to emphasize, that when I first stepped my foot on Singapore to cover this blog post, I somehow sensed that [...]

Houseplants Improve Indoor Air Quality

by Forest Therapy Today - Heidi • March 20, 2017
Sooo nice to see you here! I have to tell you something. It’s a bit awkward and I feel ashamed already beforehand, but I have to confess something. I have a kind of love and hate relationship with houseplants. It’s not that I don’t like them, on the contrary, I adore them and love how they [...]

Why You Need a Forest Therapy Coach?

by Forest Therapy Today - Heidi • March 15, 2017
To be honest, I am on a mission! I want to share my knowledge, passion and vision of forest therapy as a necessary tool to boost human health and to prevent diseases. Now it’s your chance to jump on board and discover nature's  role in optimizing your true potential. As a forest therapy coach, I [...]

Too Busy for Forest Therapy? Think Again!

by Forest Therapy Today - Heidi • February 27, 2017
If you are a busy parent or professional, you probably feel like me, that there aren’t enough hours in a day to do everything you need to do. When it feels like you’re working 24 hours a day, fitting in one more thing may seem impossible. But, it isn’t! If you schedule the time to [...]

Everyday Forest Therapy: 9 Easy Practices

by Forest Therapy Today - Heidi • February 22, 2017
I dare you, spend some time in nature today! Start right away, no excuses. This beautiful day is just perfect for starting your forest therapy journey. I am so excited to share this experience with you! Are you ready for a brain massage? First of all, there are few rules to apply. The primary one is to practice forest [...]