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EP 944B - Why Forest Bathing Is the Newest Wellness Trend

Summary: Research shows that neglecting to spend time outside can take a serious toll on our moods, leading to issues like depression.
Air Date: 6/11/19
Duration: 17:28
Host: Michael Roizen, MD
Guest Bio: Sarah Ivens, PhD
Sarah Ivens, PhD, is a journalist, certified life coach, and author of eight lifestyle and wellness books including A Modern Girl's Guide to Getting Hitched and A Modern Girl's Guide to Etiquette. A contributor to Marie Claire, Glamour, the New York Post, GQ, and the Daily Mail, she lives in Austin, Texas. A Londoner turned Southern belle (with stops in Manhattan and L.A.), she now lives in Austin, Texas, with her family.
EP 944B - Why Forest Bathing Is the Newest Wellness Trend
In today's fast-paced world, sometimes we forget to stop and smell the roses—literally.

Research shows that neglecting to spend time outside can take a serious toll on our moods, leading to issues like depression. What's the solution?

In her book, Forest Therapy: Seasonal Ways to Embrace Nature for a Happier You, author Sarah Ivens explains practical tips to incorporate nature into our daily lives for improved happiness, sleep, immunity and energy.

Hear how she discovered the Japanese forest bathing practice during vacation, and learn which elements she took back home to Austin, Texas. Plus, Ivens shares fun games you can play with your kids during a nature walk.

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