The Reflective Eclectic

The Cost of the Placebo Effect

And Whether Walking in the Woods Would Do You Some Good

Keith R Wilson
Published in
5 min readJun 23, 2021
“Shinrin-yoku (forest bathing) in Bialowieza Forest -Forest Therapy Centre walk according to European Forest Therapy Institute standards” by Katarzyna Sim, Wikimedia

Any time is a good time for a good dose of Shinrin-yoku; but, I think early summer, after being cooped up because of a pandemic is best. Shinrin-yoku is the Japanese term for forest bathing, or forest therapy. That’s getting therapy by walking in the…