There is something particularly unsavoury about Black Friday sales. I don't know if it's watching the chaos as it unfolds through all the coverage on the news, or if it's just the unsettling feeling that deep down we're all capable of that caveman need to prevail over others. Even when it comes down to everyday objects that we don't even need, it's a survival of the fittest instinct but in a situation where it's just based on want over need.
So what is forest bathing? Well, simply put it's about being in the presence of trees and appreciating the nature around you. In 1982 forest bathing or Shinrin-yoku became part of a health programme to act as therapy.
I came across this story via The Guardian and I really wanted to share it with you. It's a wonderfully inspiring story about four friends with Down's Syndrome, who overcame social and work-discrimination by starting their own pizza business.