MUST-READS FROM THE WELLNESS WORLD

Global Wellness Real Estate Market Continues Surge During Pandemic––Forbes, September 29, 2021 Coverage of the GWI’s recent symposium and new research on the wellness real estate market, noting that the diverse experts at the event see the market as a huge opportunity, with the pandemic leading to new experiments in designing the built environment as ‘preventive medicine.’ Trends driving future growth: 1) technology to create…

September 2021 | The Wellness Moonshot and How LEARN Empowers Wellness Lifestyles

The goal of The Wellness Moonshot: A World Free of Preventable Disease is to make wellness central to every aspect of our organizations, communities, societies and personal lives. This is an aspirational task, but it isn’t impossible. We humans have a superpower at our disposal: Our magnificent ability to learn. “I am still learning.” ––Michelangelo at age 87 WHAT CAN WE LEARN ABOUT LEARNING? In the simplest…

“Inconspicuous Consumption” Is Rising and Driving Growth for the Wellness Industry

“Inconspicuous Consumption” Is Rising and Driving Growth for the Wellness Industry By Thierry Malleret, economist  The joint forces of the pandemic and the climate crisis have accelerated a trend already brewing below the surface for some years: the rise of inconspicuous consumption. Nowadays, conspicuous consumption (i.e., buying expensive stuff for signaling) is often seen as vulgar, at least in the Western world, and is increasingly…

Children’s Moonshot Calendar Keeps Wellness Top of Mind in Classrooms 

Children’s Moonshot Calendar Keeps Wellness Top of Mind in Classrooms  The pandemic took a toll on kids’ wellbeing—and a new Global Wellness Institute program gives teachers a simple resource to introduce wellness practices to children in a tangible, engaging and daily way. Each month’s focus can be used as a springboard for curriculum, conversations, coloring, songs, and games. The Children’s Moonshot Calendar brings The Wellness Moonshot: A…

Air Quality Will Become Much Bigger Focus in the Wellness Industry and Investment Space

Air Quality Will Become Much Bigger Focus in the Wellness Industry and Investment Space By Thierry Malleret, economist  This year, climate catastrophes are here for all to see: dramatic floods in China’s Henan province, parts of Europe and India, and Uganda; unbearably high temperatures in many parts of the world, including North Africa and Turkey; “unimaginable” wildfires in the West of the US, Canada and…

Find out where the money is at new GWI Wellness Real Estate & Communities Symposium. New research, trends and projects

The GWI announced the preliminary agenda for the very first Wellness Real Estate & Communities Symposium, taking place September 28 in NYC (and virtually). This important and timely event will bring together top wellness real estate and communities experts to discuss the radically different future for our built environments: from brand-new data to the new concepts that are transforming architecture and design to the hottest trends in development and programming. Read the press release here—and click here to register to…