MAGICAL REALISM & CREATIVE WELLNESS: Co-Founders of OYE discuss J Balvin’s new mental health app

MAGICAL REALISM & CREATIVE WELLNESS: Co-Founders of OYE discuss J Balvin’s new mental health app What does the Global Wellness Summit have in common with one of the biggest music stars in history? Colombian Reggaeton Superstar J Balvin has been very open and honest about his struggles with anxiety and depression—as well as the wellness practices he uses to find relief. To that end, he’s…

Are You a Victim of “Well-Washing?” Journalist & Author Rina Raphael Discusses her new book, The Gospel of Wellness

Are You a Victim of “Well-Washing?” Journalist & Author Rina Raphael Discusses her new book, The Gospel of Wellness Everyone wants to feel healthy, but none of us want to be duped—and many prefer not to be  goop-ed, for that matter. How can we navigate the world of wellness as savvy consumers and avoid the “well-washing” so often used to sell us on the next…

FALLING IN LOVE WITH THE EARTH – Using Visual Poetry to Heal the Planet – with Louie Schwartzberg

FALLING IN LOVE WITH THE EARTH – Using Visual Poetry to Heal the Planet – with Louie Schwartzberg The Global Wellness Summit (GWS) has had many guests across various fields in the wellness industry on Global Wellness Conversations, but our guest today is a first: A visual artist who uses his talent to help people fall in love with nature and be motivated to protect…

The Great Indoors: Why Wellness Real Estate Matters with Paul Scialla

The Great Indoors: Why Wellness Real Estate Matters with Paul Scialla     When we’re talking about wellness, it makes sense to start the discussion where we spend most of our time: indoors. Despite how our modern society is structured, it’s important to remember that until recent history, humankind spent most of its time outside—not contained within four walls and a roof. Today humans spend…

The Godmother of the Wellness Economy – Living History of a Global Movement

The Godmother of the Wellness Economy – Living History of a Global Movement   The Global Wellness Summit (GWS) was launched in 2007 and modeled after the World Economic Forum. Since then it has grown to be the most influential meeting between titans of the wellness industry. Its non-profit research arm, the Global Wellness Institute (GWI) was launched in 2015. Neither organization would exist without…

Why Gender Bias in Medical Research is Bad for the Economy with WHAM’s Carolee Lee

Why Gender Bias in Medical Research is Bad for the Economy with WHAM’s Carolee Lee   Nothing stops you in your tracks and brings you back to reality faster than some startling facts, such as 66% of Alzheimer’s patients are women, but only 12% of the National Institute of Health Alzheimer’s research budget went to women-focused research; Or how women are 50% more likely to…

Think Magenta: A Day to Celebrate Wellness and Choose Joy – with Belgin Aksoy

Think Magenta:  A Day to Celebrate Wellness and Choose Joy – with Belgin Aksoy How does one woman surviving an illness result in an annual event celebrated across over seven thousand locations in more than 150 countries on five continents? It starts with dreaming big—but that’s only the beginning. Belgin Aksoy is a dreamer. She’s the founder of Global Wellness Day, which was unveiled in…

You, Younger: Making 90 the New 40 with Dr. Michael Roizen

You, Younger: Making 90 the New 40 with Dr. Michael Roizen Dr. Michael Roizen is the Cleveland Clinic’s first Chief Wellness Officer, and the author of four New York Times best-sellers.  He’s won several awards in the medical community, given over 1200 lectures, and made appearances on Oprah, The Today Show, CNN, CBS, Good Morning America, and more, he writes a daily newspaper column and…