Image for Hug a tree to be happy

Hug a tree to be happy

Duration: 04:04

The science behind tree hugging in Finland – can it really make you a healthier person?

Brandy Yanchyk visits the forest in Koli National Park where some believe nature has healing powers and hugging trees can improve your well-being.

Brandy puts the claim to the test.

Available since: Wed 6 Feb 2013

This clip is from

Fast Track

The latest news about the travel industry and advice for business travellers and tourists.

Image for Fast Track

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.