We all look for various therapies that are beneficial for our health and wellbeing, and we often try all kinds of treatments in order to keep up our health. But before using different methods in order to maintain our wellbeing, we should all try to be less stressed, live in the moment and be happier because these are the keys points to a calmer and healthier life. However, besides living a healthy lifestyle, there are other things that we can do in order to be live a happier life. For example, what are your thoughts on sauna and its regular use? Do you believe that this Finnish approach to wellbeing could bring ? Well, whether you are planning a trip to Finland or not, you should try having a sauna session at least once a year because .
It is said that sauna is a way of life in Finland, it was invented almost 3,000 years ago and is the only Finnish word that we can find in an English dictionary. The Mayans used saunas for good health and religious ceremonies but now, Finnish people consider sauna an important part of their everyday lives. Based on a study published in 2015, it is said that the more saunas you take per week, the longer you will live and due to the fact that , this study really shows the one and only truth. So, the first sauna was dug in the ground and later, by using wooden logs, people have started to build saunas above the ground. At first, this room did not have a chimney and heating such a room took almost half a day because people used a stone stove in order to heat rocks with a wood fire.
In the beginning, this form of relaxation was called “savu” for this word means “smoke” in Finnish but it later transformed into what we all know now as a sauna. Afterwards, the sauna had a metal woodstove heather as well as a chimney and anywhere Finnish people travelled, they talked about their sauna culture and why it is important to have sauna sessions every so often. So, Americans found out about saunas in 1638 and the late 1950’s brought an improvement to the former stone stove – the electric sauna stove.