Holistic Ways to Care for Your Health in 2022

The beginning of the year seems to be everyone’s favorite time to reinvent themselves–to become more of the person they desire to be. For some, this might mean going to the gym, starting therapy, scheduling important healthcare appointments, working on their personal relationships, or trying something new. Whatever your new journey looks like, it can be easy to get lost when navigating alone.

Thankfully, we don’t have to walk the road to health and wellness alone. There are tons of resources at your disposal that are full of helpful information to ensure that you arrive at your destination. For instance, if one of your goals for 2022 is to live more holistically, then this article is the perfect place to begin.

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1.) Mental Health Therapy

After the nightmare years that were 2020 and 2021, many of us are searching for ways to bolster our mental health. For the past couple of years stress, fear, and anxiety have dominated our minds and have taken their toll. Now, as the calendar reboots, our brains are in serious need of refreshing.

Fortunately, there are mental health experts who can help us shift our behaviors, thoughts, perspectives, ideas, and attitudes. These experts exist to act as a supporting role. They specialize in broadening your scope. Through a variety of techniques, these professionals work to heal and restore your cognitive health. While some people may be hesitant to consult a therapist, it is essential to remember there is nothing wrong with asking someone for help. If you’re not comfortable seeing a professional, find a trusted family member or friend to converse with.

2.) Acupuncture

Acupuncture is an ancient traditional Chinese practice. It involves inserting needles into the skin in specific areas of your body. The traditional practice has been proven to be used for pain management and stress reduction.

If you believe acupuncture may be useful in your wellness program, the best place to start is with an online search. When using your search engine to find an acupuncturist, be sure to find a few options with the best reviews. Take the time to read both positive and negative reviews for yourself. Next, take the time to visit their websites to learn more. Don’t be afraid to ask other people who they believe provides the best service. You can also call or visit the acupuncturist’s place of business to get a better feel. Once you’re comfortable with your selection, experiment with your treatment to find what works best for your unique needs.

3.) Spirituality

Spirituality is unique for each person. A person’s belief systems play a major role in cultivating their experiences, families, communities, ideologies, and desires. If you’re seeking a spiritual transformation in 2022, you may require a little guidance. Whether you make your way to church, talk to religious leaders, embark on a holy pilgrimage, meet with a group of people with the same viewpoints, delve into some sort of study, or engage in meditation, be sure to check in with yourself and find inner balance and peace while moving forward toward progress. The most important aspect of exploring spirituality is ensuring it is fostering your morals, values, and self-development.

If you need a place to start, visit Community Bible Church.

4.) Reflexology

Another popular eastern treatment utilized in the west is reflexology. Reflexology uses various pressure points in the feet to help with pain management, clearing sinuses, relieving headaches, muscle aches, and even asthma.

Reflexology is commonly used in conjunction with other remedies. It serves to address challenges and find a connection with the body. Whether you’re struggling with pain or fighting seasonal allergies, reflexology may be for you.

5. Chiropractic

A chiropractor is a primary care medical professional who is known for neuro-musculoskeletal manipulations, also known as chiropractic adjustments. The primary goal of a chiropractor is to promote innate healing and restoration through the use of drug-free, non-invasive, and hands-on techniques. Through chiropractic treatments, like adjustments, doctors of chiropractic (DCs) can help alleviate subluxations that often cause musculoskeletal pain and discomfort, such as back or neck pain.

As with all professionals, it is best to ask for referrals from people you value. You can always talk to a chiropractic practitioner about how they are keeping up with their continuing education and certifications or if they belong to any professional organizations to ensure care is continual and regulated.

To learn more about chiropractic care, visit our website.

Whether it’s some variation of therapy, ancient medicines, or church, the journey into a “new you” doesn’t have just one approach. Your quest will be as unique as you are. Here’s to a 2022 full of rest, rejuvenation, healing, and blossoming.

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Dr. Lexx Brown-James

Dec. 30, 2021

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