Origin: a Latin derivative
meaning "Gift of the Earth."
The doTERRA Wellness Lifestyle Pyramid illustrates how optimum wellness is achieved through a combination of healthy lifestyle behaviors and proper medical care. When lifestyle is the focus, health can be naturally achieved and maintained. Your daily habits make all the difference.
The following is a brief outline of the doTERRA Wellness Lifestyle Pyramid, beginning with the topmost tier, which is proactive medical care. Select one of the topic buttons to view more articles on each particular health topic.
Becoming more informed about preventive health measures is an important component in a lifestyle that supports overall health and well-being. Essential oils offer extensive body system-supporting benefits that can be realized through daily, regimented use.*Informed Self-Care
From the food we eat and the air we breathe to the products we use, our bodies are constantly bombarded with toxins. Luckily, many of our body systems are well equipped to manage this toxic load. We can support this natural detoxification process in the way we eat, exercise, and rest, and by incorporating essential oil products into our daily schedule.*Reduce Toxic Load
Our ability to manage emotions, make decisions, and solve problems depends on our mental and emotional state. Stress can slowly erode emotional health and have significant long-term medical consequences. Mental health begins with eating right, resting, and exercise. Additionally, cerebral practices like meditation, positive thinking, and self-development can be employed to cultivate a healthy mindset.
Sleep is a critical factor in optimum health and wellness. Countless physiological processes are influenced by sleep patterns and sleeping has been scientifically linked to nearly every other facet of health: eating behaviors, physical fitness, and mental well-being. In addition to adopting healthy bedtime habits, use of essential oils and nutrient supplements can help improve the quality and duration of rest.*
The human body is engineered to move. Modern clinical research attests to the broad range of benefits that come from regular exercise. From decreasing your risk of developing chronic diseases to maintaining a desirable quality of life through old age, the benefits of regular exercise are both physiological and psychological.Exercise
Simply being mindful about the things we are putting into our bodies can have a dramatic effect on our long-term health goals. Eating nutrient dense foods packed with essential vitamins and minerals can positively impact athletic performance, emotional health, and sleep quality while decreasing risk of debilitating chronic diseases.Eat Right