Sauna Tribe is a Suomi Finland 100 project dedicated to exploration of the topics of Finnishness, sisu and sauna as they are expressed across the globe.
Not calling infrared heat rooms “sauna” is not about elitism but several things: Scientific accuracy, clarity in conversation and education, preserving livelihoods, and protecting a cultural heritage.
A proper set of axes is an important part of any woodsman’s arsenal, but also the wood burning sauna owner. Here’s a gallery of Finnish and Swedish axes including Gransfors and Fiskars… plus some a bit more… unusual.
Rarely have I seen a show as capable as dividing audiences as Twin Peaks, and the same is true of its director, David Lynch. Now that it’s back on Showtime, the question of why is ripe for discussion.
Every so often, I have to take a break from artistic activities and crazy theorizing, and absorb myself in something, like a good book, tv show or movie. They can be useful tools to help us see difficult matters in our lives from a new perspective.
We tend to think of the business of day to day life in simple terms. We sleep, wake up, eat, go to work or school, exercise, and maybe get stressed out here and there. All of this can be approached in a perhaps more useful way – by looking at all of life as brainwaves.
Time for this blog to get sciencey: If you work for many hours a day at a PC (or Mac), this post is for you. Recently, I dealt with a skin cancer diagnosis. After months of investigation, I would like to share some findings as well as advice on what you can do to protect your health, without compromising your productivity.
This is the kind of post I quite honestly hope I never have to write again. It’s not an attempt to scare anybody or stress anyone out. On the contrary, a little knowledge is an important step to long term security.
There is currently much hoopla over human-influenced climate change, leading to sweeping changes in policy and outright bans. Some of these new policies however, directly threaten traditions thousands of years old. Good traditions.