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You can propose to the teenager to come with his friends: in adolescence everything works better with his own gang of friends. There is no doubt that one of them who is the most sensitive to nature can motivate the group to go and hug the trees. You can also encourage children by presenting the forest as a guaranteed "parentless" space of freedom.

The activities that can push children to reach the woods can be a treasure hunt, or an exciting orienteering competition. To stimulate everything at the end of the activity it is always good to offer a "food premium". Adventure and self-improvement can play a decisive role: then proposing a silvotherapy formula including a night in the woods is ideal.


In the adolescent the needs are numerous, but a main axis can be established around which Forest Bathing will revolve: re-centering. Whether you are dealing with a grouchy and sulky or otherwise hyperactive teenager, with an asocial turned in on himself or a fickle and unstable, adolescence is a phase of life of great changes in which it is always useful to take time to refocus. .


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  • Beech will bring serenity and confidence to an uncomfortable, introverted or shy teenager . 

  • The oak allows to give direction to his life and his choices: in this period of great interior changes it gives confidence, strength and power to the young man, who often needs it very much! _Cc781905-5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_

  • The fir and the pines will give tone to those who drag themselves along like a wreck, exhausted by its growth, the school rhythms and the first disturbances! These trees transmit energy, vigor and verticality to the soft and unmotivated adolescent . 

  • The birch will be the bearer of sweetness and reconciliation, undoubtedly indispensable in this period in which the conflict with adults sometimes allows you to find limits and create your own points of reference (direct confrontation is often a way of expression that is all too appreciated. from the teenager!) ._ cc781905-5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_

  • The walnut will bring a sense of responsibility and autonomy, both in full construction during adolescence. 


It is interesting to focus the exercises for the adolescent on the awakening of the senses, to encourage reconnection with his body: walking barefoot, tasting needles and fruits, breathing deeply are all opportunities to get out of the virtual world to enter the concrete world. .

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