👀Forest gazing for 20 minutes compared to urban gazing for 20 minutes revealed a 13.4% lower salivary cortisol.
⬇️ Blood Pressure
⬆️ Heart rate variability
🌳Essentially the physiology of the body decreases its release of stress-induced hormones when looking at landscapes! THAT’S HUGE!!
🌳So get outside and enjoy some greenery at the Saguaro Blossom Grand Opening August 22 Noon-3pm. Address in bio!
Park et al. The physiological effects of shinrin-yoku (taking in the forest atmosphere or forest bathing): evidence from field experiments in 24 forests across Japan. 2010, 15:18-26.
Tsunetsugu et al. Trends in research related to “Shinrin- yoku” (taking in the forest atmosphere or forest bathing) in Japan. 2010, 15:27-37.