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Gardens for Health and Wellbeing

To celebrate National Tree Week back in 2020 (seems so long ago now!), I spoke with several of my colleagues who also work with trees for wellbeing. The fourth person in the series was the lovely Clare Freemantle who lives in the same village as me, and who is taking her first exciting steps in setting […]

Getting in amongst the Greenery

Japanese Forest for Shinrin-Yoku

News article by Love Leon In Japan they put so much importance on being in nature it is considered a practice named Shinrin-Yoku, or Forest Bathing. The concept started in the 80s and was encouraged for two reasons. First, to offer a nature-based antidote to the tech-boom burnout people were experiencing. And, second, to inspire people […]

Liz’s poem about her Shinrin-Yoku experience with Adore Your Outdoors!

Tree trunk covered in rich, damp moss with Adore Your Outdoors logo

Shinrin-Yoku (Forest Bathing) with Sonya 🌿The mind? It may well fight –its churning turning into ‘what a wastejust standing on this spot for agesI’d be better writing pages’ –but forest bathing’s gentle stagesstart and end with slowand take you where you never thought to go… 🌿The heart? It now delightswith softness opening into ‘I recall this taste’I’m feeling rooted wellaliveness […]