The Wellness Moonshot for September: How to Get More Healthy Sleep

With our always-on work, sleep and recovery are undervalued. Our world is increasingly sleep-deprived, and insufficient sleep is now considered a public health crisis with far-reaching human and economic consequences. So, for September, the GWI’s The Wellness Moonshot™ Calendar: A Year of Inspiration offers tips on how to get more sleep—from learning from other sleep-healthy cultures to companies implementing email blackout times and structuring work around employees’…

September | Sleep

“Since we spend approximately one-third of our lives sleeping, we need to provide people with passive interventions that help improve quality sleep, along with health, happiness, productivity and overall wellbeing.” – Paul Scialla, CEO and founder, Delos Sleep is a biological necessity, part of the regenerative life support system that enables us to function, grow and thrive. Yet, across the planet, we are increasingly sleep-deprived,…

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…

July | Move

Physical activity is a natural medicine to stave off illness and disease, and regular exercise leads to a sense of empowerment. To move isn’t a luxury; it’s a necessity, a basic, biological drive as essential to your health as sleep or connection or food. Let the following ideas move you, your coworkers and your family during July and beyond. What constitutes a good life? First…

In Our Age of Digital Surveillance Privacy Will Increasingly Become a Wellness Issue

MONTHLY BAROMETER – WELLNESS EDITION The age of digital authoritarianism and the reign of techno-autocrats are upon us. China is leading the way with their new “Social Ranking” Initiative, tracking people’s behavior (such as their health/fitness) and rewarding and punishing with things such as access to healthcare or government services. But eventually all countries will follow suit with different degrees of intensity: If (or when)…

June | Eat

Healthy eating is an essential ingredient in the recipe to achieve The Wellness MoonshotTM: A World Free of Preventable Disease. It also fuels a more productive workforce and well lives. Use these ideas about eating during June and beyond to foster vitality and wellbeing for your coworkers, your family and yourself. “Don’t dig your grave with your own knife and fork.” English proverb It’s sobering:…