Wellness Coaching Initiative

Overview The Wellness Coaching Initiative will empower individuals and businesses around the world to confidently partner with wellness coaches, optimizing health and wellbeing. Our mission is to clarify wellness coach specialties and global guidelines through education and community resources. We intend to publish a white paper to help select an evidence-based coaching practice and accredited professional that specializes in your unique needs. Diet, exercise, a…

August | Kids

“There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children.” — Nelson Mandela, Former President of South Africa Are our children well—and are they becoming well adults and responsible citizens? This question isn’t just for parents; every organization, large and small, has a stake in the answer. Because when it comes to the welfare of today’s…

Wellness Definitions

WELLNESS DEFINITIONS Wellness Defined The Global Wellness Institute defines wellness as the active pursuit of activities, choices and lifestyles that lead to a state of holistic health. Wellness Economy Defined The Global Wellness Institute defines the wellness economy as industries that enable consumers to incorporate wellness activities and lifestyles into their daily lives. The wellness economy encompasses 10 sectors, as defined below. Wellness real estate:…

What is Wellness?

WHAT IS WELLNESS? Wellness is a modern word with ancient roots. The key tenets of wellness as both preventive and holistic can be traced back to ancient civilizations from the East (India, China) to the West (Greece, Rome). In 19th-century Europe and the United States, a variety of intellectual, religious and medical movements developed in parallel with conventional medicine. With their focus on holistic and…

Medical Advisors

Integrative medicine experts Kenneth Pelletier, MD, Daniel Friedland, MD and Marc Cohen, MD are medical consultants for Wellness Evidence. These physicians were essential in shaping the portal, selecting the databases and ensuring that the information and research process follows the medical establishment’s use of evidence-based medicine. Background Dr. Daniel Friedland is an expert on evidence-based medicine and brain science, and helps healthcare providers, corporate executives, and…