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 with Susie Ellis

The Godmother of the Wellness Economy – Living History of a Global Movement with Susie Ellis   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…

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

Why Gender Bias in Medical Research is Bad for the Economy with 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 die…

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 2014…

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…

TREND: Healthcare Meets Wellness – Recent Signs of a New Convergence

TREND: Healthcare Meets Wellness–Recent Signs of a New Convergence Our 2021 trend “The Self-Care Renaissance” argued that a new era was upon us–one where the complementary yet often combative relationship between medicine and wellness gets rethought, leading to new conversations and convergences between these two worlds. The pandemic was the shock that has forced healthcare to finally focus on prevention and more holistic models of medicine. At the same time, wellness companies are increasingly forced…