Holistic health is a based on the idea that true health comes from a balance of the body and mind. But truthfully, a holistic approach can be applied to almost anything. These bloggers are guiding the way, and their dedication to educating, inspiring, and empowering people to live holistically earned them a spot in this year’s roundup of best holistic health blogs.
Joyous Health is filled with energy, enthusiasm, and lots of easy-to-follow advice for living healthier. What began as one woman’s passion for natural health has become a place to inspire and teach others how to take charge of their own wellness with joy and mindfulness. Joy McCarthy draws from personal and professional experience to show others how to live holistically, with beauty and well-being tips, recipes, family guidance, and more.
Xochi, aka The Naturalista, is a UK-based naturopathic nutritional therapist and holistic wellness guide. Her mission: Inspiring people to live with greater intention. Her beautiful blog covers strategies for doing so, with posts about aromatherapy massage, sacred herbal healings, and gorgeous-and-good-for-you recipes (like roast miso and garlic aubergine with tahini sauce), along with profiles of inspiring women who are embracing the holistic life.
A trusted voice for the natural health community, Delicious Living offers natural methods and expert advice for everything from health trends to clean beauty and natural cooking. The blog is a great place for recipes, information about supplements and nutrition, beauty advice, and other aspects of healthy living.
The American College of Healthcare Sciences maintains a health and wellness blog designed to offer information about living holistically on multiple levels. Learn about blending essential oils, green cleaning, supplements and vitamins, different protein sources, herbal medicine, and aromatherapy.
Dr. Tori Hudson is a naturopathic physician, author, educator, and researcher sharing her insights and expertise. Recent articles on her blog include the benefits of cinnamon for women with rheumatoid arthritis, environmental influences on the age of puberty onset, and how green tea might reduce breast density and possibly breast cancer risk.
An online wellness hub created by Amy Crawford, this is a wonderful resource for information about essential oils, various wellness therapies, and recipes. Anyone in search of inspiration and guidance to live healthier, happier lives will find it here. Amy guides readers through the eight elements that proved to be fundamental in her own path to wellness, and what you can do to apply them to your own life.
Embracing a holistic, healthy, and authentic lifestyle doesn’t mean sacrificing taste and glamour. Shiva Rose, founder of The Local Rose, can show you how to clean your home and nourish and adorn yourself naturally and beautifully. She shares reviews of products, recipes for DIY beauty products, and more.
Nature meets health and wellness at this online learning center, which covers holistic DIYs, superfoods, natural prescriptions, beauty, recipes, and more. On the blog, posts are comprehensive and varied in topic. Recent posts include free reflexology charts, benefits and indications of certain essential oils, DIY mouthwash and toothpaste recipes, even natural skincare treatments.
Cynthia Perkins is an author and trained mental health professional offering straightforward and down-to-earth information about a mix of holistic self-care strategies, including the paleo diet, the primal lifestyle, green living, and mindfulness. In her posts and the content of her site, she’s direct about how these strategies can help you optimize your mental, physical, and spiritual health.
Sandra calls herself a “health warrior” and writes: “I strongly believe that the body itself is an integrated system and every organ and gland must work together in harmony to ensure it is able to heal effectively.” She started this website as a daily holistic resource to help others live their best lives. That means teaching people how to find the root of their health problems (hello, inflammation) so that they can embrace lifelong wellness. People looking to enhance weight loss, regrow thinning hair, support their thyroid and balance their hormones – all without giving up delicious food and good living – will find guidance here.
Laura is frank about the fact that leading a nontoxic lifestyle is no guarantee against health problems, and she takes a balanced approach to healthy living. That means kale and the occasional donut. On her blog, she shares her favorite nontoxic lipsticks, healthy lifestyle products, recipes, her evening self-care routine, and other content designed to inspire people on their own paths to wellness.
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Jessica Timmons has been a writer and editor for more than 10 years. She writes, edits, and consults for a great group of steady and growing clients as a work-at-home mom of four, squeezing in a side gig as a fitness co-director for a martial arts academy.