Empowering Earthlings: Awakening the BodyMind with Forest Immersion
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Empowering Earthlings: Awakening the BodyMind with Forest Immersion

Panelits: Kendon Smith, M.D. & Paul Schaafsma & Michelle Merrill, Ph.D.
Last month, we offered this panel conversation as part of World Unity Week.

As without, so within. What we seek to accomplish for the planet has work within as a necessary corollary.

Begin with your roots in the forest.
Listen without and within,

Forest Immersion: Shinrin-Yoku as Novasutras Practice
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Forest Immersion: Shinrin-Yoku as Novasutras Practice

Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts.

~ Rachel Carson

Basics and History of ‘Forest Bathing’: Shinrin-Yoku

The Japanese term for what English-speakers usually call ‘Forest Bathing’ is shinrin-yoku. The emphasis is on being ‘bathed’ or immersed in the sensory experiences …