Hygge (pronounced hue-gah or hoo-ga) is a lovely Danish word meaning a feeling or mood that comes from taking genuine pleasure in making ordinary, every day moments more meaningful, beautiful or special.
The experts at the Global Wellness Summit have identified future directions for the $3.7 trillion industry, from a new focus on “silence” to the bold reinvention of sauna...
I ventured to Scandinave Spa Blue Mountain in Collingwood, Ontario on a cold and blustery winter day. “Shhhh” signs posted at the entrance remind guests to use their spa voices and turn off digital devices. The air smells of eucalyptus, and I glimpsed bathers in clouds of steam on my way in.
There’s some interesting research that suggests that travel and continual learning could slow down the signs of cognitive aging. If trying your hand at flying a plane isn’t quite your thing...how about learning to speak Spanish, or training to be a ski instructor, or yoga teacher?
“What’s the very first thing you do upon entering your hotel room?” In every issue we ask wellness travel experts, contributors and partners how they stay healthy and calm when they travel.
What makes Homeopathy special? In Homeopathy, “you are treated for you.” Your physical symptoms, the emotional effect your symptoms have on you and your mental outlook are all taken into consideration in my practice.
If you’re a health-conscious eater, you’re likely getting regular doses of probiotics from foods like yogurt, kefir or kimchi. For years, probiotics have been touted for their role in improving general gut health.
As the world prepares for the UN-declared International Year of Sustainable Tourism in 2017, what can we as travelers do to contribute to global goals on sustainability while planning our wellness travel adventures abroad?
You’ve likely transitioned your clothes, shoes and make-up for the cooler weather, so what about your skin? As your largest organ, the skin is a window into everything that’s going on in the body. Your skin also works hard by providing a critical immune-defense barrier, so be sure to give it proper attention this winter.
Naturopathic Doctors have a unique philosophy regarding healthcare that, whenever possible, focuses on treating the root cause of disease. Although sometimes it is important to treat the symptoms - particularly pain - we do so while trying to understand the reason the pain exists in the first place.