Exploring Salt & Halotherapy Initiative Collaboration

  Exploring Salt & Halotherapy Collaboration How Can Spas Offer Respiratory Health & Immune System Support? Participants in this Initiative Collaboration, hosted by the Exploring Salt & Halotherapy Initiative, explored the growing importance of halotherapy and infrared for respiratory health—both in spas and at home. Speakers included Dr. Cindy Hollenbeck, executive director, World Halotherapy Association; Dr. Raleigh Duncan, chairman, Clearlight Infrared Saunas; Kathleen Slonager, executive…

Hydrothermal Initiative Collaboration

  Hydrothermal Initiative Collaboration Sauna Science Lab In this Hydrothermal Initiative Collaboration, leading medical researchers, scientists and sauna experts debated the role of sauna in public health and wellness post-COVID-19. Sauna experts Lasse Eriksen and Don Genders, chair of the GWI Hydrothermal Initiative and CEO, Design for Leisure, moderated the call. The lineup of researchers and experts included Mikkel Aaland, documentarist and host of Perfect…

Wellness for Cancer Collaboration

  Wellness for Cancer Initiative Collaboration Repurposing Digital Content for the Cancer Community The Wellness for Cancer Initiative kicked off the GWI’s new series of Initiative Collaborations, held in conjunction with the Institute’s PositivelyWELL campaign. Founder and Initiative Chair Julie Bach moderated the session, which focused on extending the reach of digital content beyond COVID-19 to the cancer community where social distancing is often the…

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…