The 72 Hour Cabin
Swedish quality of life is famously high-ranking. What’s the secret? A new case-study reveals significant health effects of the Swedish “close to nature” lifestyle - with a stress decrease of 70 percent after only 72 hours.
To explore the effects of the unique relationship Swedes have with nature, Sweden did a case study in September 2017. Five people with some of the most stressful jobs got to experience Sweden’s 'close to nature' lifestyle, whilst their well-being was measured by leading researchers. During the study, the participants stayed in custom-built cabins made of glass to be as close to nature as possible. After 72 hours, they all showed a decrease in blood pressure, stress levels and heart rate - and they became more creative too.
Read more about the case study
and the results here.
Read more about why Swedes have such a close bond with nature here.
To explore what effects Swedish nature has on people, 5 people with stressful jobs were invited to spend 72 hours in glass cabins set in the beautiful landscape of Dalsland. Photo: Anna Lena Lundqvist/Westsweden.com
Could you or anyone you know benefit from winding down in Swedish
nature? Find out more on how to book a 72 hour retreat at www.72hcabin.com
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Meet the participants
Marilyne Didier - a taxi driver from Paris
“Once a year, I would like to have an experience of a different way of life, to stay active and try to be less selfish.”
Chris Leadbeater - a journalist from London
“I can smell and hear the nature without getting out of bed”
Steffi Tauscher - a police officer from Munich
“Since arriving, I have this good, warm and excited feeling. Just smiling and being glad to be here now, in this moment, I don’t want to be somewhere else.”
Ben Fogle - a broadcaster from London
“It feels like the world has slowed down.”
Baqer Keshwani - an event co-ordinator from New York
“I have never felt so connected to nature before. I feel my thinking process is becoming clearer. My focus is getting better!”