Tag Archives: nature for wellbeing

All you need to know about Woodland Burials

Woodland burial site

To celebrate National Tree Week back in 2020, I interviewed several of my colleagues who also work with trees for wellbeing. The third person I spoke to in the series was Fiona Heath who runs The Solent Celebrant. What’s that and what’s it got to do with trees? Read on! Fiona recently retrained to be […]

Everything you need to know about Forest Bathing (Shinrin-Yoku (森林 浴))

What do you think of when you hear the term ‘Forest Bath’? A rather nippy dip in a rather murky stream? That doesn’t sound very inviting and one of the main principles of Forest Bathing is the orientation to pleasure – so fret not!  Often known as Forest Bathing or Forest Therapy, Shinrin-Yoku (森林 浴) focuses on […]

Richard introduces himself… to his tree!

While I was with Richard Vobes, aka The Bald Explorer the other day, I wanted to show him the sort of thing that happens on a Forest Bathing experience; mainly how it differs from your average walk in the woods, I guess. It was just the two of us so we couldn’t do the group […]