A sauna at Lehmonkärki resort, in the land of a thousand lakes

Land of a thousand lakes - winter magic in Lahti, Finland

Every morning I wipe the crust out of the corner of my eyes, suck down a giant cup of coffee, & then wander to my basement gym, where I commence to flip the power on my sauna. I then step inside, and sweat hard & heavy for for 15-30 minutes.  Sometimes I do yoga, sometimes I do kettlebell swings, sometimes I simply stare at the wall and meditate.  Find out why  & more by clicking!

The Science of Saunas

Every morning I wipe the crust out of the corner of my eyes, suck down a giant cup of coffee, & then wander to my basement gym, where I commence to flip the power on my sauna. I then step inside, and sweat hard & heavy for for minutes.

Modern stove sauna Löyly public sauna and restaurant in Helsinki, designed by Avanto Architects. photograph by Kuvio.com featured on Martyn White Designs luxury blog.

Löyly Helsinki: Avanto Architects

30 Vintage DIY Coat Hooks

30 Vintage DIY Coat Hooks

Wooden coat rack @ DIY Home Cuteness~Looks like art when nothing hanging on it~but makes a great rustic coat/hat rack! Sweet for cabin! Can't wait to make one with a few white birch branches added! Could decorate w/leaf,

HGTV features outdoor saunas in backyards, on lakefront properties and near the beach.

Outdoor Saunas Gallery

Using cedar tongue and groove can create a gorgeous outdoor sauna space for the…

Sometimes people make a vasta (or vihta); they tie together small fresh birch branches (with leaves on) and swat themselves and their fellow sauna bathers with it. Vihtas can even be bought from a shop and stored into a freezer for later (winter) use. Using a vasta improves blood circulation, and its birch odour is considered pleasing.

Sometimes people make a vasta (or vihta); they tie together small fresh birch…

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