All posts tagged: Healthy life

Global Wellness Day

Global Wellness Day – 13th June 2015

Most of us would like to be a bit healthier, to look better, and to live well both physically and emotionally. It’s about living well. It’s so important that a special day has been dedicated to wellness – it’s Global Wellness Day. With the slogan “One day can change your whole life,” you too can celebrate Global Wellness Day which takes places on the second Saturday of June every year as an international day dedicated to living well. Founded in Turkey three years ago, Global Wellness Day is an international non-profit making movement created by volunteers dedicated to living well. In order to make Wellness a lifestyle, Global Wellness Day aims to adopt the following seven simple steps. What is important is not to implement all of the steps all at once, but to incorporate at least just a few of them into your daily life on a regular basis. Here in the UK, the UK Spa Association has become an official ambassador for Global Wellness Day. Global Wellness Day is supported by lifestyle oriented …

What is wellness?

Wellness is one of the big buzz words circulating in the spa industry. I’ve listed wellness as a category for The Spa Man and rightly so. It’s a growth area and one that really interests me. When you look into the reasons why people go to a spa (which are many and varied) it usually comes under two headings: they want to feel healthy and look good. So for the obligatory dictionary definition, The Collins Dictionary defines wellness as the state of being in good physical and mental health. So far so good. Spa-goers treat themselves to a spa experience or treatment to look good, feel good, remedy a problem (that’s usually stress related) and generally take some time out. But should it be more than a treat? I love to spa because it’s an escape, it offers some down time, a chance to chill out, relax, eat a little better, maybe take some exercise, have a treatment and refocus on what’s important. Wellness. SpaFinder Wellness (it’s in the name) takes wellness seriously and each …

Wellness Week

The clever people over at SpaFinder® Wellness have come up with a great way to get us all thinking about health, wellbeing and feeling great – Wellness Week. Taking place from March 11-17, the idea is to get everyone everywhere (starting in the spa first) to take a bit better care of themselves, make a few lifestyles changes for the better and take advantage of a whole host of special offers on the SpaFinder® Wellness website (www.spafinder.co.uk). It’s the world’s biggest spa, beauty and fitness website, and taking a closer look – it’s pretty damn comprehensive. Over the seven days you will find new ideas and inspiration with great deals on new experiences across its global network of wellness providers, including over 20,000 spas, gyms, beauty centres, yoga and Pilates studios. During Wellness Week you will receive a £25 Wellness Week Bonus Voucher with the purchase of a £25 SpaFinder Wellness Gift Voucher. The Wellness Week Bonus Voucher can be used anywhere that accepts SpaFinder Gift Vouchers from March 11-17. Wellness Week are available here: www.spafinder.co.uk/ukwellnessweek …