Q&A with Dr. Steven Lockley and Mickey Beyer-Clausen: Why “circadian time” will become the foundation of health and wellness

Today is the first Circadian Awareness Day! 24 July, 24/7 So, we have a very special Q&A with world-renowned circadian science expert Dr. Steven Lockley of Harvard Medical School and CircadianTech pioneer, Timeshifter’s Co-Founder and CEO Mickey Beyer-Clausen on how… Connecting artificial clock time with our natural “circadian time” will become the foundation of health and wellness. In this fascinating interview, they discuss: How sleep…

Q&A with Spa Industry Icon Sue Harmsworth: Why “Wellness” Needs New Definitions

  Sue Harmsworth, spa industry visionary Sue Harmsworth needs little introduction: She has spent five decades shaping the global spa, global wellness and beauty industries (responsible for designing 500+ spas in 65 countries), and her services were honored by Queen Elizabeth the Second. She founded the global brand ESPA in 1993, which she sold in 2017; is founder of Sue Harmsworth Ltd, which advises owners and…

Wellness Evidence Study: Regular Exercise Protects Against COVID Hospitalization and Death

A new study from Kaiser Permanente Southern California of 50,000 people who developed COVID had some striking findings: People who exercised for 10 minutes or less each week ended up hospitalized because of COVID at twice the rate of people who exercised 150 minutes a week—and were 2.5 times more likely to die. The researchers noted that being sedentary (something you can do something about)…

Must-Reads from the Wellness World (Week of April 21, 2021)

Making wellbeing a policy priority: lessons from the 2021 World Happiness Report–The Brookings Institution, April 6, 2021 Every year, the World Happiness Report tracks individual life satisfaction and the emotional “temperature” of societies around the world. In the new report, three lessons stand out for improving societal wellbeing and sustainable economies (the two go hand-in-hand): (1) Mental health has declined—especially among the most vulnerable; (2)…

Q&A with Dr. Shoshana Ungerleider: What Has the Pandemic Taught Us About Wellness, Death and Dying

  Shoshana Ungerleider, MD, founder of the End Well project Dr. Shoshana Ungerleider is an award-winning physician, writer and producer—and founder of End Well, a series of events and a media platform focused on transforming the end of life into a human-centered experience. She is a leading voice in healthcare who regularly appears on CNN, MSNBC and CBS News and is the executive producer of…

Wellness Evidence Study: Walk Fast! Two New Studies Reveal Its Power

Two recent studies show the impact that walking speed can have on people’s health. A French study in the British Medical Journal (tracking 3,000+ older people for five years) found that people with the slowest walking speed had a significantly increased risk of death compared to those who walked the fastest—including a threefold increased rate of cardiovascular death. A new clinical trial from the University…