A medical anthropologist explores claims about the health benefits of sound baths and how to choose the one to attend.
The 1859 book ‘Self-Help’ by Scottish journalist and physician Samuel Smiles was written in bite-sized pieces reminiscent of today’s wellness and lifestyle New Year tips.
With the right preparation, specialist destinations can benefit from an expected increase in demand.
The Goop Lab obscures the distinction between entertainment and evidence.
Alternative therapies have a lot to offer consumers. The Goop Lab only serves to set back the wellness cause.
Lifestyle gurus define themselves in opposition to experts — but can we really trust what they tell us?
Into the emotional wilderness of 21st-century society, a marketplace has sprung up with places where people can safely vent.
What can be done to prevent employers from rejecting individuals based on concern about future illnesses? Currently, nothing.
Why are we so shocked when we, or someone we know, becomes ill? It’s time to reclaim sickness as a normal part of life.
The pseudoscience, conspiracy theory and woo spreading across the world wreaks havoc on those that buy into it.
More and more workplaces are turning to the wellness industry to try and solve the problem of overwork.