In urban life, many people grapple with stress. Like elsewhere in the world, Malaysians also suffer from work-related mental health difficulties. Traditional psychiatric treatments exist, but an innovative, nature-centric approach offers an alternative: forest therapy.
Originating from Japan as ‘shinrin-yoku’, forest therapy immerses individuals in verdant, forested surroundings under a purposeful design. It is not just about being in a forest, but also about engaging with nature in a mindful way.