Growing to be Well

“We are all a work in progress. Our personal and collective wellbeing depends on our ability to grow.”—Desiree Watson, President, Wellness Interactive Branding, LLC Someone once said, “Nothing is constant except change.” All of us at the Global Wellness Institute wholeheartedly agree. Transitioning to a new job, adopting (yet another) new technology, breaking up with a partner, becoming the caretaker for a loved one, suffering…

Include Yourself in the Wellness Journey

Take the “Are You a Wellness Leader?” Quiz! “As you include more of yourself in your wellness journey, you will discover a deeper level of joy, wellbeing and purpose.”—Jeffrey Abramson, Partner, The Tower Companies As a wellness leader, you’ve been thinking about how to take better care of yourself while helping your family and colleagues be healthier too. You may have completed The Wellness Moonshot…

Emerge As a Wellness Leader

Take the “Are You a Wellness Leader?” Quiz! “January’s theme is “emerge,” a verb that means both birth and creation. Emerging can also be non-physical, as our thoughts and ideas emerge in our minds, and feelings emerge in our hearts.”—Jessica Jesse, CEO & Creative Director, BuDhaGirl LLC The beginning of every year reminds us to pause and re-center our lives around what matters to us…

Science Invites Us to be Grateful

“We believe that gratitude not only positively impacts how we feel about ourselves and the world around us but realizes our vision of a world of understanding and care.”—Mia Kyricos, Senior Vice President and Global Head of Wellbeing, Hyatt Gratitude is a state of being, a mindset, an emotion, a virtue, a human strength, a coping response, a conscious practice and so much more. It…

November | Water

Once upon a time, a great forest caught on fire. While all the other animals panicked, a little hummingbird named Dukdukdiya flew quickly upstream. She picked up a single drop of water in her beak and carried it to the flames again and again. Thinking her efforts laughable against the blaze, Bear asked what she was doing. Dukdukdiya replied, “I am doing the best I…

October | Joy

“Joy is the lack of lack.”—Jessica Jesse, CEO, BuDhaGirl BuDhaGirl CEO Jessica Jesse reminds us that when we place our attention on the richness of life rather than what we believe we lack, joy naturally emerges. The Jewish diarist Anne Frank also understood the power of this inner shift. After a life of hiding during the Nazi occupation, she wrote, “I don’t think of all…