ON TCM THIS YEAR: THE 8 MOST POPULAR WELLNESS TRENDS OF 2017
Originally posted 12/17/17, The Chalkboard Mag
By Suzanne Hall
SO, THIS IS GOOD news: Your favorite stories from The Chalkboard Mag in 2017 were also ours.
We’re revisiting the top stories we were talking, thinking and writing about this year – and what we think it means about wellness trends and the TCM state of mind heading in to 2018. From Chinese medicine to stress management, the lectin-free phenomenon to aging well like lady boss, Mimi Kirk – each of these top stories of the year has its own special place in our ever-evolving wellness routines…
FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE: HOW A FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE DOCTOR STOCKS HIS FRIDGE |We want to know what functional pro, Dr. Hyman is eating everyday too. Here’s what one of the top functional docs in the country is stocking up on. This feature is like pre-grocery shopping gold.
INSIDE/OUTSIDE: OUR GUIDE TO FACE MAPPING | After all, looking good is a huge part of feeling good. Face mapping teaches us about the roots of our skin issues, breakouts especially, and helps us address them from within. The eyes may be the window to the soul, but the skin is the window to your internal health, 100%. Learning to glow from the inside out is a trend this year and – we’re guessing – won’t ever go out of style.
TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICAL WISDOM: THE CHINESE BODY CLOCK | Chinese medicine was a big theme for us this year! We loved sharing this fascinating body clock that connects organ health with various times of the night and day. So glad our readers “got it!” Watch for more along these lines in the coming years. Check out this organs x emotions chart too.
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