Wednesday, September 22

Wellness

The Bachelor’s Laurina Fleure reveals her unique wellness rituals
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The Bachelor’s Laurina Fleure reveals her unique wellness rituals

She may be known for her love of cosmetic procedures and hair extensions. But when it comes to wellness, Bachelor star Laurina Fleure likes to keep things natural. Speaking to The Herald Sun this weekend, the Instagram model revealed that she's been focussing on her 'mind and body' during lockdown by building her very own wellness sanctuary. 'I invested in a tiny sauna and I have set it up in the garage,' she told the publication. 'Whenever I need time out I go in there, turn the lights off, play a really loud mediation and rub my crystals all over my face in an upwards lifting motion,' she explained. The influencer added that performing these rituals really 'soothes her soul'. Read the full story at the Daily Mail.
Fresh Prince Gets Fit: Will Smith to Partner With Fitbit on New Wellness Campaign
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Fresh Prince Gets Fit: Will Smith to Partner With Fitbit on New Wellness Campaign

Like many of us, Will Smith has been getting back in shape after gym closures and some admitted over-indulgence during the Covid lockdown. Now, The Fresh Prince is helping his fans get back into shape too through a new partnership with Fitbit. The fitness tracker brand announced today that Smith will join the Fitbit family as their newest ambassador. Working with Fitbit and his own training team, Smith is set to release an exclusive video series of wellness programs focusing on both physical and mental strength. The first entry, dropping September 27th, is designed to “set the tone for your day,” per a release. Further video sessions — all featuring Smith and his wellness team — will range from workouts to mindfulness training. Read more at Rolling Stone.
Four Wellness Innovations Inspired By The Pandemic
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Four Wellness Innovations Inspired By The Pandemic

If there”s anything wonderful that’s come out of the Covid-19 pandemic, it’s the innovations in home wellness that we’ve been seeing. Undoubtedly, the past two years have tested both people and business beyond measure. However when times are tough, opportunities arise, as we have seen in abundance in the home wellness space.   Here, five of the best and most effective home wellness innovations launched in Australia in 2020-2021.  Vitruvian Vitruvian is an intelligent new home wellness brand hailing from Australia. Combining technology with resistance training, the V-Form Trainer essentially acts as an entire home gym within the one device. Vitruvian is the brainchild of Jon Gregory, a Perth based former high frequency trader who specialises in algorithms. Jon recognised that there ne...
Peloton Is Making Moves Into Corporate Wellness
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Peloton Is Making Moves Into Corporate Wellness

When a company has multiple ways to make money, investors often say that the company has optionality. Peloton (NASDAQ:PTON) the workout-at-home company, has recently announced its getting into corporate wellness. This could potentially turn into a massive growth opportunity for the brand. On a MotleyFool Live episode recorded on June 30, Fool contributors Brian Feroldi and Brian Stoffel talk about the early results from the initiative. Brian Stoffel: I'm going to move on to a much smaller company, which is Peloton. Peloton's an interesting company because it's one that when it went public, I thought it was one of the most ridiculous things in the world. Like $2500 for a machine and that's it. But the more I learned about it, the more I realized that there's a lot happening here at this ...
Wellness With Walnuts
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Wellness With Walnuts

Registered dietitian, Katie Schaeffer, returns to PSL for two segments during today’s episode. During this first interview, Schaeffer provides plenty of reasons to consider some easy and yummy ways to add nutritious walnuts to your diet. Recommended serving amount is a handful or about 1/4 cup. Schaeffer features a cookie recipe (see below) that includes walnuts. The recipe additionally offers ingredients that encourages lactation for mothers that are currently breastfeeding. In the later segment, she will delve into avocados. Schaeffer represents Hy-Vee as a nutrition expert promoting healthy eating throughout the community. She is a member of the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics. Walnuts 101 – Top Reasons to Choose California Walnuts 1. Walnuts have many uses beyond baking. Try ch...
Inside the Austrian wellness centre that kickstarted Rebel Wilson’s 30kg weight loss
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Inside the Austrian wellness centre that kickstarted Rebel Wilson’s 30kg weight loss

Rebel Wilson has impressed fans after losing more than 30kg as part of her 'year of health'. And new details have surfaced about how the 41-year-old actress began her incredible transformation. According to the Sunday Mirror, the Australian star checked in at the Vivamayr Altaussee wellness centre in Austria to kickstart her weight loss last year. The publication reports that sugar, alcohol and caffeine are all banned at the centre, while dinner is frowned upon and guests are taught to chew every mouthful 40 times. The centre's weight care program costs $5097 for a week while a two-week program can cost up to $9500. According to the website, 'the Vivamayr Weight Care program is aimed at optimising your weight and consists of a fixed and variable part.' Read more at the Daily Mail....
Naomi Osaka: How Prioritising Mental Wellness Can Go Against the Rules
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Naomi Osaka: How Prioritising Mental Wellness Can Go Against the Rules

Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka announced that she would withdraw from the French Open after she was fined and threatened with being disqualified for not speaking to media during the tournament to protect her mental health. French Open officials and others initially reacted not with concern but by criticising her for not fulfilling her obligations. This occurred despite the fact that her refusal came after a first-round win, unlike others fined for skipping press conferences after losses. The evolving maelstrom that has followed weighs two priorities – the obligation to fulfill one’s job requirements, which in Osaka’s case includes talking to the press – and protecting one’s mental wellness. While a physical injury is routinely accepted as a legitimate reason for not performing aspects ...
Why managing workplace wellness is critical today
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Why managing workplace wellness is critical today

We have all heard that necessity is the mother of innovation. The pandemic has made us believe that we will not be able to return to the ‘Old normal’. It has made a gigantic impact on the economy and forced organizations to think outside their comfort zones. Thinking innovatively and more so for the ultimate benefit of employees was not a gradual progression anymore but a need of an hour for the corporates around the world. The crisis has paved the way for many entrepreneurs to evolve and look for opportunities and come up with solutions to close loopholes. The distress situation obligated corporates to respond quickly and understand the market needs and develop a solution in a short span of time. Read more at People Matters.
Beyond the spa: wellness experiences in the Caribbean
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Beyond the spa: wellness experiences in the Caribbean

With wellbeing a priority for clients since the pandemic, Abra Dunsby takes a look at the latest wellness offerings in the Caribbean and discovers how the concept has extended beyond the spa The effects of the coronavirus pandemic on our physical and mental health have caused us all to value wellbeing more than ever, so it’s no surprise that clients are increasingly likely to incorporate health and wellness into their holiday. With its world-class beaches and top-notch hotels with spa amenities, the Caribbean is a wellness hotspot; in fact wellness tourism was growing at a “significantly faster pace than any other type of tourism before the pandemic hit”, according to Carol Hay, business development director of the CTO Chapter, UK & Europe. Read more at ttgmedia.com ...
4 Wellness Design Trends the Experts Say Are Here to Stay
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4 Wellness Design Trends the Experts Say Are Here to Stay

A year or so ago, the word wellness hit differently than it does today. With health and wellbeing top of mind for the world, wellness-oriented spaces in both commercial and residential settings are prioritizing much more than just relaxation and pampering. “The pandemic has crystallized the need we all have for mental and physical health, and we have had time to reflect on our pace of life and the impact of technology, both good and bad,” says designer Jo Littlefair of Goddard Littlefair, who recently designed spas for both Southbank Place and Chelsea Barracks in London. “This, in turn, means that as designers of interior spaces we need to articulate a response that delivers on not only an aesthetic level but [also] creates an environment to alter moods and assist rejuvenation.” Continue...