The Dominant Emotion of 2021? Languishing. The Best Antidote? Getting into the “Flow State”

The Dominant Emotion of 2021? Languishing. The Best Antidote? Getting into the “Flow State” By Thierry Malleret, economist  In 2021, the most-read NYT article (published on April 19) was about ‘languishing’ – the ennui caused by the pandemic, which the organizational psychologist Adam Grant described as “the void between depression and flourishing…a sense of stagnation and emptiness…the absence of wellbeing.” The joyless and aimless sentiment…

The Wellness Moonshot Calendar: A Hanging Work Of Art & Inspiration

The Wellness Moonshot Calendar: A Year of Inspiration is your opportunity to be a wellness leader at home, at work or in your community—and support the Global Wellness Institute’s commitment to eradicate preventable, chronic disease globally. GWI’s beautiful hanging calendar, monthly full moon celebrations and email communications will lead you through your wellness leadership journey, providing you with actions, resources and information that help you…

Susie’s 2022 Memory Lane and Crystal Ball

Each year I write my “Memory Lane and Crystal Ball” email reflecting on the year past and the year ahead. I share it with you because I have been told that oftentimes I see things on the horizon that might still be out of view for others. After four decades now, I am realizing that working in the wellness industry has felt like a calling and…

NEW! Research Report to be Released at the 2022 Global Wellness News Broadcast

  NEW! The Global Wellness Economy: Regional Analysis & Country Rankings Report On Tuesday, February 8th during the 2022 Global Wellness News Broadcast, the Global Wellness Institute (GWI) research team will present and release its NEW research report, The Global Wellness Economy: Regional Analysis & Country Rankings–which focuses on the geographical trends and differences in the wellness economy. This research leverages the newly expanded and comprehensive…

Pandemic Wellness Inequalities: Wealthier People Exercised More/Ate Healthier–Less Privileged Did the Opposite

Pandemic Wellness Inequalities: Wealthier People Exercised More/Ate Healthier–Less Privileged Did the Opposite By Thierry Malleret, economist  The consequences of the pandemic in terms of health (both for those who caught the virus and those who did not) are becoming clearer. And they are broad in scope, far-reaching and sometimes surprising.   But the pandemic health changes are most striking when it comes to diet and fitness, and they’re indicative of the inequality problem at the…

MUST-READS FROM THE WELLNESS WORLD (Week of December 29, 2021)

Travel as Healing–New York Times, December 23, 2021 Wellness vacations and programming at destinations now go far beyond massages and diet advice, instead offering new respites from physical and mental stress. Here’s what to expect in wellness travel in 2022. Wellness Trends 2022–Well+Good, December 2021 Well+Good, a leading wellness media brand, has announced its predictions for the shifts that will define the wellness world in the year ahead–across the beauty, fitness, food, health, self-care, and…