Date Archives November 2019

Reduce Stress and Anxiety with Forest Bathing

I’m sure that you probably intuitively know and feel the benefits of a walk in the woods. For me, there’s something calming and refreshing about being with nature and I usually come away from a walk with some clarity and answers to burning questions. In Japan, the practice of Forest Bathing is considered an important part of life, and scientists there are proving that it  lowers heart rate and blood pressure, reduces stress hormone production, boosts the immune system, and improves overall feelings of wellbeing.

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New Research shows Yoga and Coherent Breathing reduce Depression, Anxiety and Stress

Scientific studies already support yoga practice as a means to reduce symptoms of depression and anxiety. Now a new study out of Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) provides evidence that yoga and breathing exercises can improve symptoms of depression and anxiety in both the short term–with each session as well as cumulatively in the longer term, over three months.

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