Buy One, Give One—The Wellness Moonshot Stunning Hanging Calendar

BUY ONE, GIVE ONE The Wellness Moonshot Stunning Hanging Calendar Now through the end of July, when you pledge your support of The Wellness Moonshot by donating to the GWI, you’ll receive not one BUT TWO stunning works of art! This month’s #wellnessmoonshot is focused on #relax. Intentionally shifting into relaxation awakens the parasympathetic nervous system; counters the drawbacks of overplayed stress hormones; and promotes physical health, emotional balance,…

Kids Gain an Hour+ of Sleep After Yoga & Deep Breathing Training

A new Stanford University study of 1,000 at-risk elementary school kids found that mindfulness classes at school (combining yoga movement and breathwork) led to (on average) an extra 74 minutes of sleep per night and almost a half hour of REM sleep—a huge change. It was the first study to use polysomnography techniques, which measure brain activity, to assess how mindfulness training changes children’s sleep.…

July 2021 | Relax | Wellness Moonshot

Curated by the Global Wellness Institute and Renee Moorefield, member of the GWI Advisory Boardand CEO of Wisdom Works Group. Rest and laughter are the most spiritual and subversive acts of all. Laugh, rest, slow down.—Anne Lamott As the world continues to face the ripple effects of the pandemic, we wellness leaders know many areas of people’s lives and work have taken a wellness hit.…

July 2021 | The Wellness Moonshot and the Subversive Power of Relax

In your efforts to juggle so many demands in life and work, you may be physiologically living in an always-on beta brainwave pattern. Many of us know about the fight-flight-freeze system of reaction, but “fawn” is also a response that reinforces a state of high alarm that may have become your new normal. So, it’s possible—indeed, probable—you’ve forgotten that relaxation is one of your most…

The Wellness Moonshot: China connects the body and mind with the health of the environment

One Health, One Wellness—The Wellness Moonshot: China GWI’s Wellness Moonshot has partnered with Tianren Culture, a Chinese-based, next-generation social platform whose mission is to drive positive values and lifestyles. The Wellness Moonshot: China shares techniques and tools to improve dietary, respiratory and mental health issues via WeChat, the largest social media platform in mainland China with over one billion active monthly users! Tianren Culture’s focus is “One…

Two Industries at the Heart of Wellness–Hospitality and Food/Beverage–Rank Last on Carbon Reduction Targets

The recent landmark court ruling ordering Shell to accelerate its decarbonization plan and the remarkable related battle that just pitted Engine No.1 against ExxonMobil (in which the small activist fund holds a mere 0.02%) is further proof the writing is on the wall for all large greenhouse emitters. The wider lesson: Any company in any industry unprepared for the accelerating radical energy transition is bound…