In previous articles we’ve looked at the skin benefits in general of exfoliation and cleansing with oil – something the Romans understood with their strigeling. But, what I’ve not covered before is the related topic of dry body brushing.
The Finns have known for hundreds of years, what the rest of us have taken longer to discover – the benefits of a sauna and cold plunge. Meaning bath or bathhouse, Sauna – correctly pronounced sow (as in wow) nah is the only Finnish word in the English dictionary, and is a Finnish way of life. For the sauna is a Finnish invention from 2000 years ago. This website, Finland Sauna.Com, has more on the history of sauna.
Marianne Williamson is a well-known American spiritual teacher, author and lecturer. A paragraph from her book ‘A Return to Love’ has become a rather popular inspirational quote: ‘…We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous? Actually, … Continued