Social Impact Initiative Trends for 2021

Social Impact Initiative 2021 Trends Corporate Social Responsibility TREND 1: CSR is an Expectation Not a “Nice to Have” Corporate social responsibility is becoming a greater expectation rather than an added benefit to a company’s value proposition. TREND 2: Putting Investments to Work in a Way That Truly Matters Impact investing is the one sector of venture capital that has been growing exponentially. TREND 3: Purpose…

Sleep Initiative Trends for 2021

Sleep Initiative 2021 Trends TREND 1: Hotels shift focus to good sleep while traveling Recent research (linked here) shows that an important predictor of hotel guest satisfaction is the guest’s ability to get a great night’s sleep during their stay. What are hotels doing today to promote restful sleep, and what else could/should they be doing to help their guests and their ratings? TREND 2:…

Psychedelics & Healing Initiative Trends for 2021

Psychedelics & Healing Initiative 2021 Trends TREND 1: Expanding University Centers From the founding of the world’s first formal center for psychiatric research at Imperial College in London in 2019, followed that same year by the opening of the Center for Psychedelics and Consciousness Research at Johns Hopkins Medicine, other dedicated centers for psychedelic study include the 2020 arrival of the UC Berkeley Center for the…

Nutrition for Healing Initiative Trends for 2021

Nutrition for Healing Initiative 2021 Trends TREND 1: Self-Care People will make conscious choices to direct their own self-care to support their physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health, and there will be greater emphasis on natural solutions versus conventional medicine. Gut health, immunity and prevention will take a front-row seat. Self-care studies historically focused on those with an illness or chronic disease; we will start…

Mental Wellness Initiative Trends for 2021

MENTAL WELLNESS INITIATIVE 2021 Trends TREND 1: Self-care This has become legitimized during the time of the coronavirus and is now seen by policymakers, the media, and society as a top priority in mental wellness. We are responsible for our own mental wellbeing, and everyone should make this a front-burner priority. TREND 2: Connection with others From more family time to time reconnecting as well…

Massage Makes Me Happy Initiative Trends for 2021

Massage Makes Me Happy Initiative 2021 Trends TREND 1: Massage Usage Increase More people will be turning to massage for spiritual growth and emotional wellbeing in addition to direct physical health benefits. And that is why Massage Makes Me Happy and Healthy! The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted people to evaluate their lives and identify what’s really important to them. Consumers are experiencing touch deprivation (2020…