The Global Wellness Institute (GWI) is joining hundreds of companies worldwide in “Saying Yes!” to Global Wellness Day (GWD), a one-day event celebrating health and wellbeing and taking place this June 13. The idea is to increase global consciousness of living a better life, even if for one day.
We would like to encourage you to spread the word by supporting proactive wellness among your customers and employees. To help, we have put together a press release you can use as a template to send out to local media telling them just what you’re “saying yes” to this GWD.
(NAME OF BUSINESS & LOCATION)
Joins 55 Countries Celebrating Global Wellness Day on June 13, 2015
(LIST WHAT YOUR BUSINESS WILL BE DOING) Activities Mark the Day
[YOUR CITY, REGION] – May XX, 2015 – (YOUR BUSINESS) “Says Yes” to Global Wellness Day, a one-day event celebrating health and wellbeing, taking place this June 13th. By offering complimentary (LIST BASIC ACTIVITIES/SERVICES OFFERED, NAME OF BUSINESS) stands united with hundreds of spas and wellness organizations in more than 55 countries from Turkey to Thailand to support proactive wellness.
Global Wellness Day is based on the simple premise of increasing global consciousness of living a better life, even if it’s just for one day, by drawing a focus on healthier lifestyle choices.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the number one health problem in the world is, surprisingly, not a virus or a disease but depression – an affliction, which is linked to sleeplessness, stress and obesity.
The non-profit project created by Belgin Aksoy three years ago is being embraced by the spa and wellness world and has now also been accepted as a Global Wellness Institute initiative. Belgin, who came up with an idea to combat depression and unhappiness by promoting the importance of living well, says, “We’ve honored almost everything which is valuable to us with a special day, so why not have one that’s dedicated to the universally accepted importance of wellness?”
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“Living a life with wellness at its core is the guiding principle of our organization which is why we “Say Yes” to Global Wellness Day and are proud that many in our Institute network, including (YOUR BUSINESS), are embracing this important campaign,” said Susie Ellis, Chairman and CEO of the Global Wellness Institute.
The campaign challenges people to change one aspect of their lives for a day and outlines seven steps to better wellness: What will you say “yes” to today?
- Drink more water
- Walk for an hour
- Shop locally & eat organically
- Stop using plastic bottles
- Do a good deed
- Eat a family dinner
- Go to bed at 10pm
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About the Global Wellness Institute: The Global Wellness Institute (GWI) is an international think tank that brings together leaders from the private and public sector to positively impact and shape the future of the wellness industry. The GWI is considered the leading global research and educational resource for the $3.4 trillion wellness industry, and WellnessEvidence.com, the world’s first online portal to the medical evidence for common wellness approaches, is a GWI initiative.