MUST-READS FROM THE WELLNESS WORLD (Week of January 12, 2022)

Our attention didn’t collapse. It was stolen–The Guardian,January 2, 2022 Social media and many other facets of modern life are destroying our ability to concentrate. Our capacity to pay attention is under attack and at the breaking point, but while we still can, we need to reclaim our minds. In this extract from the just-published Stolen Focus: Why You Can’t Pay Attention, author Johann Hari argues…

Industry Research: New Data on Wellness Tourism: Projected to Hit $817 Billion This Year, $1.3 Trillion in 2025

New Data on Wellness Tourism: Projected to Hit $817 Billion This Year, $1.3 Trillion in 2025      The GWI’s new report on the global wellness economy includes eye-opening new data on the wellness travel market. It has the big picture numbers: In the pre-pandemic year of 2019, wellness tourism reached a record $720 billion, but then took a devastating hit in the pandemic year…

The Dominant Emotion of 2021? Languishing. The Best Antidote? Getting into the “Flow State”

The Dominant Emotion of 2021? Languishing. The Best Antidote? Getting into the “Flow State” By Thierry Malleret, economist  In 2021, the most-read NYT article (published on April 19) was about ‘languishing’ – the ennui caused by the pandemic, which the organizational psychologist Adam Grant described as “the void between depression and flourishing…a sense of stagnation and emptiness…the absence of wellbeing.” The joyless and aimless sentiment…

The Wellness Moonshot Calendar: A Hanging Work Of Art & Inspiration

The Wellness Moonshot Calendar: A Year of Inspiration is your opportunity to be a wellness leader at home, at work or in your community—and support the Global Wellness Institute’s commitment to eradicate preventable, chronic disease globally. GWI’s beautiful hanging calendar, monthly full moon celebrations and email communications will lead you through your wellness leadership journey, providing you with actions, resources and information that help you…

Susie’s 2022 Memory Lane and Crystal Ball

Each year I write my “Memory Lane and Crystal Ball” email reflecting on the year past and the year ahead. I share it with you because I have been told that oftentimes I see things on the horizon that might still be out of view for others. After four decades now, I am realizing that working in the wellness industry has felt like a calling and…

NEW! Research Report Released at the 2022 Global Wellness Press Event

  NEW! The Global Wellness Economy: Regional Analysis & Country Rankings Report On Tuesday, February 8th at the 2022 Global Wellness Virtual Press Event, the Global Wellness Institute (GWI) research team will present and release its NEW research report, The Global Wellness Economy: Regional Analysis & Country Rankings–which focuses on the geographical trends and differences in the wellness economy. This research leverages the newly expanded and…