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Sports Switch off for 10 minutes: Tree.fm takes you into the woods

17:28  27 january  2021
17:28  27 january  2021 Source:   t3n.de

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Annoying video conferences or stressful chats with the boss? If you want to take a short break from the home office, you can go for a relaxing walk in the forest with Tree.fm.

Wald. © Dzmitrock / shutterstock Forest.

According to a survey, almost nine out of ten Germans feel overwhelmed by their work. The home office trend, which is increasing in view of the corona pandemic, and which often includes homeschooling and looking after young children, has certainly not eased the burden on employees. No wonder that the Far Eastern tradition of the Shinrin-Yoku , i.e. bathing in the forest air, is becoming more and more popular in this country too. If you can't get away from your desk, you can go into the forest virtually. Tree.fm: Hear and see the forest

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With Tree.fm from the Berlin development team New Now, stressed people can take a short break in a forest anytime and anywhere with an internet-enabled device. This is certainly less beneficial than a real walk in the fresh air in the open air, but at least it lets you breathe deeply for a moment. In addition, Tree.fm not only offers a listening pleasure by playing audio recordings from different forests around the world. In addition, you can look at corresponding pictures of the different forest areas. According to

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Tree.fm relies on the Sounds of the Forest project. There, sounds from various forest areas around the globe are collected and made available. You can hear audio files lasting between a few seconds and a few minutes, for example from the quiet forest in Schwerin or a cemetery in Frankfurt am Main. Tree.fm took the pictures from the Unsplash website. Plant trees after bathing in the forest The Tree.fm creators want to ensure, as they write it on the project's website, that people can get into nature even during the lockdown and in view of the associated travel restrictions, even if only virtually . The site is there to chill, meditate or digitally bathe in the forest. In addition, the developers also want to encourage the protection of the forest, for example by having

plant a tree through the corresponding project

of the environmentally friendly search engine Ecosia.

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