01 Aug Well+Good: Forest-Inspired Fragrances Can Calm Anxiety and Fight Brain Fog—Here Are 6 of Our New Favorites
Who hasn’t been guilty of scrolling through social on their phone while watching TV and trying to get some work done on their laptop? In other words, we’re all at screen overload. That’s part of the reason forest bathing—known as “shinrin-yoku” in Japan, where the practice originated—has captivated the wellness world for a while now. Spending time in nature has proven mental health perks, including reducing anxiety and improving a sense of overall wellness, but getting outside isn’t always easy for those of us who live in urban environments. That’s where forest-inspired fragrances—which we named as one of the biggest wellness trends of 2022 back in December—come in.