Whether it’s for fitness reasons or for clearing your mind, there is no denying the transformative powers a walking holiday can give you. It offers you the chance to escape everyday worries and forget daily stresses temporarily, allowing you the time to recover from the hectic modern lifestyles we have built for ourselves.
Wellness philosophies, or lifestyle concepts, are a recent trend for lovers of wellness. Japanese ikigai and Danish hygge are just two examples that modern lifestyles seem to demand and deem necessary for living longer and happier. The way the world is going, we need all the positive help we can get. Below are the wellness philosophies recently uncovered and trending.
Body positivity is a hot topic in the news. From curvy models to hairy celebs, our society is slowing changing it’s impossible beauty standards. There is still a long way to go, however, as shown in the recent headlines, either congratulating or dismissing the brave people going against social norms.
Autumn is coming. The leaves are turning and soon will be falling. It’s official. However, to avoid those post-summer blues, check out the selection below of the most popular wellness travel destinations. Take a look and be inspired to take the trip of a lifetime, to see stunning scenery including crystal blue oceans, lush green mountains, and ancient cities.
We have all seen the strange headlines of the latest wellness trends people have been trying out and scoffed at their efforts (while also entertaining the thought of trying it ourselves). Alternative wellness is hugely popular, with the aim of bettering mental and physical health through methods such as drinking mushroom lattes and spending time in a sub-zero chamber. They sound bizarre, but is there any truth in their madness?
Everyone dreams while they sleep, whether they remember it or not, and REM (rapid eye movement) sleep is the most intense period of dreaming during the sleep cycle. The name comes from the random, side-to-side movement of the eyes while sleeping, which apparently relates to the visual images of dreams. A recent study has discovered a causal link between REM sleep and memory formation, meaning our dreams shape our memories.