Nurture Your Wellness Journey

“What’s nurtured slowly grows well.”—author Haruki Murakami Wherever you are on our planet, happy November! We’ve traveled a journey together for almost a year, exploring the qualities of effective wellness leadership. When we look back on 2020, we’ll always remember the global pandemic, social unrest, economic strife, climate challenges and other major issues we’ve faced together. We’ll also remember this year as the time when…

Move From a Foundation of Wellbeing

“In these unusual and trying times, it is perhaps more important than ever to remember the profound benefits of movement. Making a concerted effort to live a life that includes physical activity is challenging, but the rewards of doing so unlocks a multitude of benefits that can help individuals and communities live healthier, happier lives.” —Josh McCarter, CEO, Mindbody As we touched on in an…

Renew Your Body, Mind and Spirit

“If you watch how nature deals with adversity, continually renewing itself, you can’t help but learn.”—Bernie Siegel, MD When it comes to renewing ourselves and others—an imperative during the global Coronavirus pandemic—we wellness leaders can learn a lot from the moon. This beautiful sphere, unifying us all, orbits the Earth in about a month. Each day it appears to grow larger (waxing) or smaller (waning),…

Filtering the noise to make the best choices

“It is a time to choose what matters and what passes away, a time to separate what is necessary from what is not.”—Pope Francis At some point, your path of being a wellness leader will get murky. Inviting your family members to eat healthier, encouraging your team to embrace gratitude, or motivating your workforce to integrate physical activity throughout the workday isn’t as straightforward as…

Listening is a Key Wellness Leadership Resource

“In real ways, we are invited each day to slow down and listen. But why listen at all? Because listening stitches the world together. Because listening is the doorway to everything that matters.”—spiritual teacher Mark Nepo Your commitment to be a wellness leader means you are serving as a positive force for wellbeing. And when you take a lead in increasing the health and wellness…

Cultivate Wellness At Work and Home

“What we do every day matters more than what we do once in a while.”—Gretchen Rubin In June, we experience wildly different weather around the globe—the rainy season in India; summer in Europe, China, North America and the Middle East; and winter in the southern regions from Africa to South America to Australia. Yet, with these different weather patterns around the world, we all often…