Respiratory Wellness Initiative Trends for 2024

Respiratory Wellness Initiative 2024 Trends TREND 1: Growing Climate Change Impacts Respiratory Health The effects of climate change, including extreme weather events, wildfires and shifting pollen seasons, exacerbate respiratory conditions such as asthma and allergies. Respiratory health risks are intensifying as temperatures rise and weather patterns become more unpredictable.  Sources:  https://err.ersjournals.com/content/23/132/161  https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/23964626/ TREND 2: More Governmental Commitment to Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) This trend is…

Wellness Architecture & Design Initiative Trends for 2024

Wellness Architecture & Design Initiative 2024 Trends TREND 1: Defining Purpose at the Forefront of Any Project Identifying, communicating, and ensuring a project’s purpose is achieved is essential for the success of any project. Identifying Project Purpose at the onset of any development process aids in ensuring a project’s concept is distinctive, and meaningful for its intended occupants, and succeeds in achieving the intended objectives…

Wellness Tourism Initiative Trends for 2024

Wellness Tourism Initiative 2024 Trends TREND 1: Wellness holidays with kids – it’s all about child enrichment Families are increasingly valuing travel experiences that support their child’s wellbeing via education, personal development, and worldview expansion. This trend goes beyond traditional family vacations aimed solely at entertainment, focusing instead on immersive experiences that offer both fun and learning moments.  Programs include creative and hands-on workshops that focus…

Sleep Initiative Trends for 2024

Sleep Initiative 2024 Trends TREND 1: Harnessing the Power of AI for Sleep The rapid progress of AI technology is poised to transform and disrupt major industries, services and consumer experiences, and the sleep industry is no exception.  Within the sleep category, the ability of AI to rapidly analyze, interpret and communicate data trends and insights will completely change how sleep data and services will…

Breathe Initiative Trends for 2024

Breathe Initiative 2024 Trends   TREND 1: Slow Breathing is a Fast and Effective Tool for Stress Reduction Our GWI Breathe Initiative member, Tanya Bentley, PhD, recently published a paper on the power of slow breathing for stress reduction.  “The rising prevalence of anxiety and chronic stress plagues populations worldwide. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, anxiety disorders had already attained startlingly high proportions, affecting nearly…

Wellness for Cancer Initiative Trends for 2024

Wellness for Cancer Initiative 2024 Trends TREND 1: With Wellness Centers Focused on Longevity, the Impact of Cancer and Its Treatments Need to be a Consideration Longevity is a big topic in the wellness industry. Many health and wellness centers offer advanced testing, imaging and daily monitoring of vitals to determine areas that can be improved. Research has shown that “the effects of cancer and…