Must-Reads from the Wellness World

‘Long overdue’: lawmakers declare racism a public health emergency – Guardian, June 12, 202 Long before the George Floyd tragedy, and long before COVID-19 began killing black people at twice the rate of their white counterparts, health experts were raising alarms that systemic racism is itself a deadly pandemic—one that kills both instantaneously and insidiously, burdens black and brown Americans with generational trauma, contributes to…

June’s Wellness Moonshot: CULTIVATE

It’s easy to get off course and into unhealthy behaviors during a pandemic. To make changes in life, we need to disrupt automatic routines, as research says approximately 45 percent of our everyday behaviors are done without much intention or conscious control. For June, The Wellness Moonshot offers seven practices to cultivate the best conditions to achieve new wellness goals.  

Post-Pandemic Paradox: Wellness Becomes More Important, but in Less Marketable Ways?

MONTHLY BAROMETER The slow and grinding economic recovery will be characterized by three prominent features. (1) Much more debt, which will trigger redistribution reforms (mainly through higher taxation) similar to those put into place during the Great Depression and WWII when the top marginal tax rate went above 80 percent in several countries like the US. It will also lead to financial repression. (2) Less…

Must-Reads from the Wellness World

Making the Best of a Post-Pandemic World – Project Syndicate, May 12, 2020 In the coming post-Coronavirus years, the global economy will be shaped by three trends: (1) The relationship between markets and the state will be rebalanced in favor of the latter; (2) this will be accompanied by a rebalancing between hyper-globalization and national autonomy, also in favor of the latter; and (3) our…

Tune in to the Never Alone Global Mental Health Summit May 22–24

The GWI is happy to be partnering with the Never Alone Global Mental Health Summit, a free online event from May 22–24. Join Deepak Chopra, Arianna Huffington, Mariel Hemingway, Zak Williams, and dozens more for straight talk on how you can boost your mental health and emotional resilience in these times of crisis. Victor and Lynne Brick, GWI Ambassadors, are co-creating the event with the…

Q&A with Cathy Chon: What’s the Future of Wellness? Travel?

The GWI just released a “Wellness in the Age of COVID-19” Q&A with Cathy Chon, founder and managing director of CatchOn – a Finn Partners company. Chon is recognized for her provocative insights on travel, hospitality, wellness and the Asian consumer. Chon discusses… How the pandemic is a pivotal time for the wellness world, which is poised to take a much bigger seat at the…