April 2021 | Hope

Curated by the Global Wellness Institute and Renee Moorefield, member of the GWI Advisory Board and CEO of Wisdom Works Group. We dream to give ourselves hope. To stop dreaming—well, that’s like saying you can never change your fate. —Author, Amy Tan When you embark on a bold dream, such as The Wellness Moonshot: A World Free of Preventable Disease, you activate hope. The dream…

March 2021 | Stretch

  March: Stretch The red peach blossoms were moistened by the night rain, The green willow leaves were dampened with the fog of spring, The fallen petals are waiting for the servant to clean, The hermit is sleeping, though the warblers already started to sing. — The Joy of Pastoral Life by Wang Wei WHEN INSECTS ARE AWAKENING COMES THE TIME OF STRETCHING Nobody can…

Save the Date –VIP Ambassadors Event: A Conversation with Thierry Malleret

  To honor the vital role Global Wellness Institute Ambassadors play in the global mission to empower wellness worldwide, the GWI is hosting a VIP Ambassadors Event: A Conversation with Thierry Malleret at 1 p.m. ET, Thursday, April 15. We invite you to join us at this “insider” gathering and learn what lies ahead for the wellness industry. And, by becoming an Ambassador, you will help the GWI provide its…

Must-Reads from the Wellness World

The pandemic as a wake-up call for personal health­–New York Times, March 10, 2021 An important reflection on what the pandemic has taught us about the cost of our failure to focus on preventative health, diet and exercise, and combatting obesity—and the “misguided reliance on medicine to patch up…our self-inflicted wounds.” With obesity the second leading risk factor for death from COVID-19 (behind age), and…

Must-Reads from the Wellness World

CDC study finds about 78% of people hospitalized for COVID were overweight or obese—CNBC, March 8, 2021 An overwhelming majority (78%) of people who have been hospitalized, needed a ventilator, or died from COVID-19 in the US have been overweight or obese, the CDC just reported. Just over 42% of the US population are considered obese, according to the agency’s most recent statistics. It doesn’t…

March 2021 | Prosper

Curated by the Global Wellness Institute and Renee Moorefield, member of the GWI Advisory Board and CEO of Wisdom Works Group. “A seed today is a forest tomorrow.”” ― Matshona Dhliwayo When we engage as wellness leaders in The Wellness Moonshot: A World Free of Preventable Disease Initiative, it may seem strange to talk about the topic PROSPER. Why? Because people today often equate prosperity…