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Each year, experts from the Global Wellness SummitÂ reveal the top 10 wellness trends, and they are usually spot on. So just what will health and wellness seekers see and do more of in 2020? Think sound baths, healing playlists, apps, trackers, plus more.
Hereâ€™s a sneak peek of the top 10 wellness trends for this year.
Sleep on thisâ€¦
Getting good quality sleep is essential to good health and wellness, and much of this depends on making sure your circadian rhymes are in sync i.e you sleep at night when it is dark and are awake during the daylight hours. Our circadian rhythm is a 24-hour internal clock that cycles between sleepiness and alertness at regular intervals. I
A few weeks ago, in the lush, leafy setting of the New York Botanical Gardens, I was introduced to AmorePacific’s breakthrough All Day Balancing Care Serum (ARV $200; launching in September 2013).
So many serums have crossed my desk lately, all promising results from curing hyperpigmentation to dehydration. But this is the first time I’ve seen a serum address skin’s natural circadian rhythm.
Consider this: our skin goes through a natural cycle from the time we rise in the morning to we lay down our heads at night. The skin is so smart that it knows when to increase its natural anti-oxidant protection (in the morning) against allergens and environmental aggressors including the sun, a
As a frequent business traveller, I have waged a war against jet lag for years.Â Â There are more clinical definitions of jet lag, but mine is that terrible grumpy, surreal, stupid and tired feeling you get when you travel across too many time zones.Â This feeling can be somewhat mitigated by appropriate planning.Â To reduce the effects of jet lag, I need to minimize my stress, and maximize my sleep and comfort.
Pre-flight: Maximize your ability to fight jet lag once you get to your destination.
Donâ€™t get exhausted before you fly.Â For me, that means not taking early morning flights that will force me out of bed before 5:00 am to work out.Â