In a world where the default position seems to about making the unhealthy choice -- whether that’s eating poorly, avoiding exercise, holding onto stress or otherwise abusing our bodies -- there is a growing trend toward bringing the focus back to integrative health, combining modern medicine with more traditional practices.
“There is a revolution happening around wellness,” Arianna said recently at an event at Urban Zen in New York City, where she spoke in depth about health and wellness with Dr. Frank Lipman. “I think what has happened is that we’ve abandoned a lot of old wisdom.”
Throughout their talk the two spoke about the value of sleep (yes, the AOL HuffPost Media Group's office does have two nap rooms!), the importance of unplugging and recharging from everyday life, and the healing power of forgiving both ourselves and others. They also suggested identifying joy triggers, which are those things (like a good massage or a hot cup of coffee) that make you happy, and then incorporating them into your day.
Read a recap of the discussion at the Urban Zen website.