5 Trending Wellness Boosts for a Healthier 2018

Friday, December 29, 2017 | By JP Emerald Coast

Health and wellness are terms that are shifting to encompass more than just fitness. We are now looking at mental health, physical health, and emotional wellbeing in ourselves, our community and the world around us. As more people look to embrace wellness and what it may mean to them, we’ve compiled 5 new wellness tips for you to have a healthier (and happier!) 2018.

Eat Adventurously Healthy!
Purple is the 2018 Pantone color of the year and predicted to be a popular color trend in foods. Purple carrots, cabbage, and edible flowers are likely to take the healthy (and gorgeous) center stage in meal plans.

Hone Your Breathwork Skills
Barnes and Noble reported Mindfulness as a top selling topic in 2017. As it continues to grow in popularity, a narrower focus on the practice of “breathwork” is emerging as a health skill. While Meditation requires us to set aside time, breathwork can be done at any moment to combat stress, boost energy an offer mental clarity.

Try Maca Root
Matcha powders were a popular coffee alternative in 2017, and Maca is expected to join the ranks in 2018. Typically consumed in powder form as an additive to smoothies or shakes the touted benefits are hormone balancing properties, energy boosts, and a rich calcium supplement.

Pump Up Your Positive Body Affirmations
Celebrating how strong, capable, and worthy of love our bodies are goes a long way in achieving inner peace and a positive body image. As health and wellness develops as a holistic practice to include mental health, committing to reciting positive body affirmations will help cement a lifelong love of health and wellness over short term fitness goals.

Develop a Nightime Relaxation Routine
Lack of sleep can cause hormonal imbalance, weight gain and anxiety. Develop better sleep hygiene through ditching screen time before bed and implementing a holistic relaxation routine to obtain the full sleep essential for optimal health.

JourneyPure Emerald Coast + The Three Pillars of Health
JourneyPure Emerald Coast places an emphasis on the three pillars of health: diet, exercise, and sleep. Providing evidence-based treatments along with dual-diagnosis care, JourneyPure looks to address mental health,  physical health, and life skills in addition to the core foundation of addiction treatment. We are passionate about focusing individual treatment plans to provide total-wellness care strategies for our patients seeking success in long-term sobriety.



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