Staying healthy is more like cultivating a garden than fixing a car, say proponents of a multidimensional approach to healing that incorporates beauty, nature and loving connections.
As the dangers of opioids become increasingly apparent, study-supported options such as acupuncture, meditation, yoga and CBD oil are gaining ground in treating chronic pain.
Half of American women say they want all-natural skincare products, and the growing demand is transforming a beauty industry long reliant on unnatural chemical formulations.
What began 25 years ago as holistic healthcare has evolved into functional medicine that looks at underlying causes of disease and incorporates genetics for customized diagnoses and non-drug treatment strategies.
Simply going without shoes for 30 to 60 minutes a day drains the body of inflammation, pain and stress and generates greater well-being, research shows.
Wait a few minutes before slathering on natural sunscreen or covering up with long sleeves. It turns out we need five to 10 minutes of direct sunlight a few days a week so that our bodies can produce the vitamin D we need.
Meditation has many forms and functions, but with a little knowledge and experimentation, we find can find what works best for us.
Unlike most other supplements, nutraceuticals are sold solely in medical offices and typically offer, for a higher price, clinically tested precise formulations of vitamins, minerals and herbs.
Shuck seasonal overwhelm with these simple strategies, from eschewing perfection to designating a binge day to building a snow fort.
People seeking a deeper experience of life and self are increasingly turning to silent retreats offered by many spiritual centers and religious traditions.