How the Japanese Practice of “Forest Bathing”—Or Just Hanging Out in the Woods—Can Lower Stress Levels and Fight Disease

When the U.S. media began reporting on the phenomenon of “forest bathing” as a therapy for mental and physical health, the online commentariat—as it will—mocked the concept relentlessly as yet another pretentious, bourgeois repackaging of something thoroughly mundane. Didn’t we just used to call it “going outside”? Well, yes, if all “forest bathing” means is “going outside,” then it does sound like a grandiose and unnecessary phrase. The term, however, is not an American marketing invention but [Read Entire Story]

Dissecting Nature via Collage with Karin Miller

Karin Miller is a Cape Town-based visual artist working with collage. Her ‘Life in Detail’ series looks into the natural world and its small components – flora & fauna. Symmetrical graphics give an impression of looking through a kaleidoscope. (...) Read More about Dissecting Nature via Collage with Karin Miller (23 words) MIXED MEDIA | […] The post Dissecting Nature via Collage with Karin Miller appeared first on Trendland. SOURCE: Trendland - Read entire story [Read Entire Story]

The Drill Down 499: Fяom Яцssiд Щith Ca$h

This week on The Drill Down, social media comes before congress, tech finds fake fish, what jobs will be hot in the next 5 years, in-depth look at the Tesla 3, do chimps possess imagination, and much more [...] The post The Drill Down 499: Fяom Яцssiд Щith Ca$h appeared first on Geeks of Doom. SOURCE: Geeks of Doom - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]