"In these uncertain times, forest sounds can be incredibly healing," says Okamoto. In November of 2015, I pulled the trigger, www.canadagoosesaler.com and I bought a Goose Parka (Tuckernuck was gracious enough to provide it to me at a wholesale price) in a beautiful slate green gray color.
Forest bathing became the antidote for the grind: spend a few hours immersed in nature, and you will be healed of all that ails you. From purportedly lowering blood pressure, building stronger immunities and offering better sleep, the practise touts a full list of benefits.
Forest bathing (Shinrin - yoku) is a medicinal practise that is centuries - old, first founded in Japan in the 1980s as a therapy for city dwellers who were feeling the crush of city life during the country's tech boom.
It was only a matter of time before the jackets went from being off the screen to on the screen in films such as The Day After Tomorrow, National Treasure, the James Bond series' Spectre, and most recently Manchester by the Sea.
The other night I picked up three of my good friends (who are all in my bubble). When I was 14, come Friday night, I'd meet my best friend at the movies.
"Quarantine has been about facing your own rhythm. My tastes and knowledge matured, and it gave me the foundation and the confidence to pursue my career as an actor professionally.
It is minus 23 degrees Celsius - 32C with the wind - chill but I am snug as a bug in my Canada Goose parka as I walk Maggie, our 9 - year - old Labrador Retriever.