Wellness is big business in the United States. In fact, a 2016 report found that Americans spend an estimated $30.2 billion a year on complementary health approaches, including $2.9 billion on self-care. In our quest to the find the latest and greatest, it’s no wonder that we’ve started to look outside the U.S. for the most effective health and wellness practices.
From Danish hygge and French facial fitness to Japanese ikigai and Swedish death cleansing, wellness practices from around the globe are bypassing borders and spreading new ideas like wildfire. Here are some of our favorite health and wellness practices you might want to adopt.