March 2021 | Stretch

  March: Stretch The red peach blossoms were moistened by the night rain, The green willow leaves were dampened with the fog of spring, The fallen petals are waiting for the servant to clean, The hermit is sleeping, though the warblers already started to sing. — The Joy of Pastoral Life by Wang Wei WHEN INSECTS ARE AWAKENING COMES THE TIME OF STRETCHING Nobody can…

Save the Date –VIP Ambassadors Event: A Conversation with Thierry Malleret

  To honor the vital role Global Wellness Institute Ambassadors play in the global mission to empower wellness worldwide, the GWI is hosting a VIP Ambassadors Event: A Conversation with Thierry Malleret at 1 p.m. ET, Thursday, April 15. We invite you to join us at this “insider” gathering and learn what lies ahead for the wellness industry. And, by becoming an Ambassador, you will help the GWI provide its…

Q&A with Dr. Shoshana Ungerleider: What has the pandemic taught us about wellness, death and dying

  Shoshana Ungerleider, MD, founder of the End Well project Dr. Shoshana Ungerleider is an award-winning physician, writer and producer—and founder of End Well, a series of events and a media platform focused on transforming the end of life into a human-centered experience. She is a leading voice in healthcare who regularly appears on CNN, MSNBC and CBS News and is the executive producer of…

GWI Launches Sleep Initiative

Insufficient sleep (quantity and quality) is a global health epidemic that has serious public health and economic costs. To help tackle this crisis, the GWI has launched a Sleep Initiative, which will uncover the evidence-based strategies that contribute to restorative sleep and how to incorporate these into lifestyles, homes and hotels. The Initiative is co-chaired by Allison Howard, founder and CEO of Nollapelli, and Francisco…

Wellness Evidence Study: Childhood Diet Has Lifelong Impact

A new study (on mice) by UC Riverside found that eating too much sugar and fat in childhood can alter microbiomes for life, even if you eat healthier later in life. An early-life Western diet led to a significant decrease in the total number and diversity of gut bacteria, and while regular exercise positively impacted gut bacteria, a bad early-life diet had more long-lasting effects…