Nutrition for Healing Initiative Trends

Nutrition for Healing Initiative Trends TREND 1: Self-Care People will make conscious choices to direct their own self-care to support their physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health, and there will be greater emphasis on natural solutions versus conventional medicine. Gut health, immunity and prevention will take a front-row seat. Self-care studies historically focused on those with an illness or chronic disease; we will start to…

Aesthetic Health Initiative

Overview Aesthetic health is the art and science of understanding how the signs and symptoms of beauty impact our lives. Aesthetics, or esthetics, is a branch of philosophy that deals with the nature of beauty and taste, as well as the philosophy of art. Aesthetic health is represented by overall wellness that reflects in the conditions of skin, hair and nails, and general physique and…

Consulting Best Practices Initiative Trends

Consulting Best Practices Initiative Trends TREND 1: Specialization of Consultants in Specific Silos This is especially true for larger development projects, which may have a consultant who handles medical spa aspects, another for the overall design, and someone else focused on operations, for instance. Consultants may also focus on specific silos, including luxury yachts, casinos, wellness destinations and outdoor wellness. TREND 2: Collaboration with Other…

Industry Research: Charting Your Own Mental Wellness Pathways

There are numerous pathways to mental wellness, many of which are known to us but often seem like an impossible to-do list. In GWI’s report Defining the Mental Wellness Economy, we segment them into four broad categories: 1) activity and creativity, 2) growth and nourishment, 3) rest and rejuvenation, and 4) connection and meaning. These domains have mind-body and internal-external dimensions, although their boundaries may…