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Global Spa and Wellness Summit

Wellness Travel -- You Could Say We're All 'Turning European'

Susie Ellis | Posted 06.25.2014 | Travel
Susie Ellis

Will the rest of us catch up with Europe's understanding of the true value of healthy travel experiences that restore and rejuvenate?

Carolyn Gregoire

Why India Is The World's Fastest-Growing Wellness Tourism Destination

HuffingtonPost.com | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 11.11.2013 | Travel

Even before the Beatles went on their famous pilgrimage to Rishikesh with Maharishi Mahesh Yogi in 1969, India has been a popular travel destination f...

What His Holiness The Dalai Lama Can Teach Us About Wellness

Betsy Isroelit | Posted 12.05.2013 | GPS for the Soul
Betsy Isroelit

But what can this wise man, the author of 72 books who refers to himself as a simple Buddhist monk, really teach world leaders -- and all of us -- about wellness in a world increasingly turning to high-tech, high-cost medicine? After all, this is a man who believes, "We have more experts but more problems ... more medicines but less health."

Four Steps to Creating Your Defining Moment

Dr. Daniel Friedland | Posted 12.04.2013 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Daniel Friedland

Whether you are faced with decisions in business or where you work, or if you're facing daunting decisions in your personal life, here are the Four Steps that can help you to confidently make better decisions.

Five Ways A Destination Spa Can Change Your Life ... It Certainly Changed Mine

Sallie Fraenkel | Posted 12.03.2013 | GPS for the Soul
Sallie Fraenkel

All of these things have served to help me become more open-minded, less judgmental and much more balanced. While these intangibles were certainly not conscious reasons for me to go to a spa, I am struck by how transformative my destination spa experiences have been.

Courting Wellness: Why Medicine Is Getting Healthier

Josef Woodman | Posted 01.23.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Josef Woodman

After nearly a century of vilifying, discrediting and simply ignoring wellness, the medical community is at long last stepping outside the hallowed hallways of traditional medicine and embracing healthcare and healing strategies beyond the purely clinical.

New Healthy Hotels: Good for Your Body and Soul

Susie Ellis | Posted 12.01.2013 | GPS for the Soul
Susie Ellis

Hotels are offering incredibly imaginative, healthful options so you can return from any vacation or business trip looking and feeling better than when you left. Best of all, the offerings are so varied and enticing that doing the right thing (avoiding overindulgence, sticking to your exercise program) feels like a privilege, not a duty.