If you find yourself missing the nature sounds Because you’ve been stuck at home longer than anyone would like, especially in times of a global pandemic, maybe it helps a little to at least listen to a different environment.
That is the goal of tree.fm, a website for escape and relax listening to woods around the world with just one click on a browser window. The site has compiled sounds recorded by people from all over thanks to the Sound of the Forest project and offers us a simple way to enjoy them.
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A digital shinrin yoku
The shinrin yoku or “forest bath” or “forest bath“It is a Japanese practice that has been becoming popular in the rest of the world for some years. It basically consists of walking through the forest and meditating in it so that contact with nature, its sounds, smells and textures relax us and even cure, at least of the bad mood.
This website only offers one component of this: the sounds. It is better than nothing, in cases when we cannot ask for much more according to our circumstances. The relaxing sounds They are so appreciated by people, that it is increasingly common to see all kinds of sound generators and apps that offer just that.
While there are those who prefer noisy environments with printers, co-workers and fans because they miss going to an office, the relaxed options are much more popular than they transport us even a little to nature. It’s no coincidence that all those rain sound apps have millions of downloads on mobile app stores.