Have we reached peak Wellness? As this article lays out, “in Silicon Valley, techies are swooning over tarot-card readers. In New York, you can hook up to a “detox” IV at a lounge.”
Meanwhile, companies like Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop promote “8 Crystals For Better Energy” and a detox-delivery meal kit, complete with “nutritional supplements, probiotics, detox and beauty tinctures, and beauty and detox teas.”
With every passing week there seems to be a new hot trend to combat the demands of modern life. Western society, it seems, has gone Wellness crazy.
So with so many new concepts flying around, it can be hard to know where to start or who to trust.
This piece aims to cut through the BS and refocus us on some of the timeless tried and tested health and wellbeing practices that have stood the test of time.