Forest Therapy, Hiking Trails for Health!

Something that we have always know in BC, when you are enjoying any one of the thousands of our hiking trails, you are getting healthy. Here is a quote from Japan Times, – Scientists in Japan have been learning a lot in recent years about the relaxing effects of forests and trees on mental and physical […]

Written By Clayton Kessler

On March 11, 2009
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Something that we have always know in BC, when you are enjoying any one of the thousands of our hiking trails, you are getting healthy. Here is a quote from Japan Times, – Scientists in Japan have been learning a lot in recent years about the relaxing effects of forests and trees on mental and physical health. Based on their findings, some local governments are promoting “forest therapy.”  OK Stress Pills, move over, here come the hiking boots! According to the Japan Times not only has research been completed but employers are adding hiking or “forest bathing” to their health programs.  To find out about all the health benefits and more details on forest therapy follow this forest bathing link.

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