\ Outward Journey / \ Inward Discovery /
"Nature is embracing, it does not discriminate. It is patient, and does not judge"
"By exploring body movements while doing forest bathing, you can be more present and better connected with nature"
"I do believe that nature is the real body of our soul. It’s the source of positive energy, creativity, and mindfulness"
"Nature gives me a sense of connection with an overarching energy, through which we all can collectively connect"
"Being one with nature helps us to slow down and be present"
"Forest represents a safe space unique to each individual, within which one can go to meet with and be yourself, to seek solace and refuge"
"The forest speaks–I am practicing to listen"
"Forest is a sanctuary of life. Connecting with nature gives us the sense of security and wholeness"
"I believe nature is our docking station, Shinrin Yoku is the new yoga and trees are our new weapons"
"Gentle immersion in nature with Forest Bathing activates our feel good neuro-chemicals, to feel alive, free, connected and at home"
"She released her inhibitions and enjoyed “bathing” with the bluebells in full bloom. A magical, mystical walk through theforest"
"I invite us to come be with nature and welcome the gifts and lessons we are called to welcome,individually as well as collectively. We are one with nature when we open to welcome thisoneness"
"Activating all of senses – this is a time to be more mindful about forest, and as well our own senses and feelings"
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"The forest is a pure source of energy that help to balance for the daily work routine, in order to recuperate physically and mentally and strengthen your health"
"That slow awareness of your feet remembering ever step that you take iswhen we really do stop and smell the foliage. In turn your well embedded footprints will be how the forest will remember you"
"Then in that place and time, to open myself to the energy that flows from everything around me. From the trees, from the plants, from the living creatures, seen and unseen."
"Observing, staying present and feeling nature help us to go into that state of calm, that we normally don't allow "
"I notice the powerful influence of the forest on me. Suddenly I can let go and my breath became very deep. In the evening at home, the experience of nature filled me with a lot of joy, happiness, gratitude and clarity"
"In a time when I had no control over anything, I can always come to this space and feel supported by nature"
"When we take the time to examine the beauty of the world around us, we are able to see parallels within our own lives. One who in tune with nature is in tune with the practice of living"
"As Shirin Yoku guide I will adhere to my own forgiveness and compassion as well as that of the forest and fellow-humans"
"There is so much to see and experience in every moment in the forest, but how much do we actually notice?"
"Shinrin Yoku is “Nature Communication”. It helps me to understand myself listening the language of nature. Through thiscommunication, I find solutions to my problems"
"When our feet with all their sensitivity touch wet grass, soft earth and rough stone, their nerve endings send powerful signals to our brains and call our thoughts back into our bodies and out into our immediate surroundings"
"From our backyards to local parks, nature is inviting us to reconnect, rewild, and experience her healing benefits"
"Increased well-being through Shinrin Yoku - this what we all need"
"Respect, competence, responsibility and honesty towards nature, ourselves and those who seek to go deeper into immersive experience through senses"
"The woods - a refuge where at times I would sometimes wander through the paths just taking in the surroundings and allowing nature to heal my anxieties"
"Being outside in the woods I would loose track of time and sink into deeper presence with myself"
"Forest bathing guides facilitate a journey, however, not just into the woods, but also through the many gifts a forest offers us"
"The forest is the place where I heal and reconnect with my authentic self. Through the wisdom of the woods, I remember that through rewilding I am home"
"Learn to take a step away from stress and towards the presence of nature, using mindfulness andmeditation to feel peace while surrounded by woodlands"
"In the silence of where I am, the outer – hear, feel, see, smell, breathing in and out, I bring that into my inner sensory perception"
"She assembled a bed under an old oak tree behind the house, brought a bunch of blankets (we are talking about November in Russia) and created a little nest for me"
"A gentle relationship with nature leads to positive changes from individual to society. Human being is the most important key for change"
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