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Culture Insider: Get ready for 'sanfu'

By Zhu Linyong | chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2021-07-14 14:36

A teacher coaches a student on calligraphy during a cultural event at the Qingdao Licang Experimental Primary School in East China's Shandong province on Nov 8, 2020. [Photo provided to China Daily]

Ancient Chinese believed one could stay cool while engaging in calming activities like deep breathing and meditating, reading, writing calligraphy, fishing and gardening.

Engaging in such activities can help people relax and cool down as their body temperature drops and heartbeat and breathing slow down, health experts say.

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