The top wellness trends of 2022 are expected to impact and motivate individuals across the globe. The wellness industry is projected to generate over a billion dollars in revenue for those jumping ship from their regular nine to five jobs to become fitness trainers, nutritionists, coaches, and wellness-preneurs.
The year 2021 has shown us a great deal, not so much about the society surrounding us but more about ourselves. This year was a wake-up call for almost everyone regarding our lifestyles and wellbeing. While sitting at home has provided us plenty of time for reflection, it has also allowed us to understand the importance of taking care of our health and building stronger bonds with our loved ones and friends. There are a few trends that you should watch out for in 2022 if you want to maintain a healthy and happy life.
Instead of fad weight-loss diets, a comprehensive approach to wellness is recommended.
Instead of following strict dieting and weight loss programs, many are taking a more proactive and holistic approach to their wellness, including meditation, fitness, healthy eating, and mindful consciousness as we see the onset of the emotional, psychological and physiological impact of what a pandemic can do to those who are healthy, imagine those who are not.
As a result, more people are becoming more informed about their overall health, becoming more health-conscious regarding what they eat, exercise, and seeking the help they need to maintain their health. In addition, many have come to realize that strict fad diets don't work and are unrealistically sustainable and unhealthy long-term.
Eating with Intention and Plant-Based Diet
A Vegetarian or vegan diet, which entails switching your diet from non-vegetarian to vegetarianism and then gradually shifting to vegetarian, seems to be another concept that we are seeing building momentum. Avoiding factory-farmed meat while concentrating on healthier organic meals is considered a flexitarian diet.
The Flexitarian Diet suggests eliminating the consumption of processed foods, simple carbohydrates, and refined sugar in addition to meat and dairy products which may also be processed or pasteurized.
In short, the key to healthy eating is portion control and adhering to the nutritional guidelines of the food pyramid. Today's weight-loss trends also include intermittent fasting. However, restricting oneself from food long-term is not the healthiest way to lose weight. Being mindful of the quality and quantity of nutrients and calories in the foods you eat is important.
It's important to understand that portion control isn't a diet but rather being mindful of adding quality proteins, vegetables, essential fats, and grains to your diet.
It should also be mentioned that the quality of the food you eat also affects your mood. Healthy eating prevents depression and anxiety in addition to addressing eating disorders and promotes healthy weight loss.
Adopting Next-Generation Wearable technology
As the advancement of technology progresses, many are on trend with using smartwatches, heart rate monitors, and their mobile devices to track their health, physical activities, eating, and sleeping patterns and discovering the multiple ways the use of wearable technology can improve the quality of their lives.
As the next wave of wearable gadgets continue to evolve while equipped with the ability to gather information, data, and analytics, these will continue to help the users of wearable technologies to monitor their health while at the same time adapting to better health-related behaviors.
The Apple Watches 7.0 series includes an oxygen saturation sensor with the capabilities to monitor heart rate, provide overall statistics and various indicators of health and wellness progress. In the case of COVID-19, wearable devices will be especially valuable given the unpredictability and spread of the virus's various strands.
Mental health is important
People are becoming much more conscious of their psychological health as the lines between professional and personal life become increasingly blurred and difficult to manage. One of the emerging health problems to address, especially in 2022, has been emotional wellbeing.
To preserve harmony and balance between work and their personal lives, people have begun to participate in wellness programs at work that holds them accountable for taking care of themselves. Taking up long-forgotten healthy hobbies and calming pastimes like painting, coloring, crossword puzzles, and board games have also resurged as people are seeking more reflective interests, which contribute to their mental and emotional wellbeing.
COVID-19 has given rebirth to creative expression as artists are painting more, and those who are creative are tapping into their talents not only for wellbeing but also as a means to generate alternate sources of supplemental income and the emergence of entrepreneurship personal brands and enterprises.
The world has changed irrevocably, requiring us all to reprioritize our lives and rethink the way we socially interact, take care of ourselves and one another. But if there's anything we've discovered, it is that the concept of personal health is quickly evolving.
As Living Well With WiL moves forward in paving the way to grow a health and wellness brand that bridges the gap between physical health, emotional, and mental health, the brand's founder WiL Turner believes that these go hand in hand as it relates to health and wellness.
It is scientifically proven that physical activity and positive social interactions benefit our overall mental wellbeing. You can purchase this health magazine to read more about the topic
The above points are what you may expect in 2022 in terms of immunological health and cognitive wellbeing, as well as physical & mental wellness, facial workouts, entertainment, and pets.
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