Forest Bathing in Historical Village, Hokkaido

Forest-bathing, apparently…   is a thing!  The Japanese concept called Shinrin-yoku (森林浴) is a therapeutic leisure activity of being in a forest, taking in the fresh air while doing nature walks and is thought to 1. Relieve stress 2. Detoxify the mind and body from an electronically charged environment 3. Lower blood pressure 4. Decrease anxiety,…