‘Am I the luckiest girl alive,?’ I wrote in my journal on Day 1 of a brief but beautiful stay at The Alpina in Gstaad. The snow arrived the day before me and although I stuffed up with a nasty sinus infection, I was in the cosiest den imaginable.
Figures just released by the Global Wellness Institute (GWI) in the US show that the wellness industry takes in US$4.2 trillion in annual global spend (up from US$3.7 trillion in one year!) and just maybe our addictive endorphins of manic consumption are being usurped by the feel-good serotonin that comes with a more sustainable and meaningful lifestyle.
‘In developing the idea for our Radiance Retreat, I wanted to create something that spoke directly to real women approaching or in their mid-life. Kate and Mari are both experts in their fields and are also real women with real experience of how to live in your midlife fully alive.’