Gamifying Good Health - Cash-Curated Wellness

Study findings published in the journal Social Science and Medicine prove, yet again, that money is an effective motivator to “increase both the magnitude and duration of weight loss.” Imperative dialogue given the prevalence of overweight and obesity has more than doubled in the past three decades, leading to rising rates of non-communicable diseases.

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Branding and consumer product trends pundit Merilee Kern, MBA is a wellness industry veteran, health advocate and influential media voice. Her ground-breaking, award-winning “Kids Making Healthy Choices” Smartphone APP for children, parents/caregivers, and educators (iTunes) is based on her award-winning, illustrated fictional children’s book, “Making Healthy Choices – A Story to Inspire Fit, Weight-Wise Kids” (Amazon). She may be reached online at www.TheLuxeList.com. Follow her on Twitter here: http://twitter.com/LuxeListEditor and Facebook here: www.Facebook.com/TheLuxeList.

Gamifying Goodness: Social Impact Scoring System Spurs a Movement of Competitive Kindness

​How nice are you? The xocial online community is calculating and curating “competitive kindness” to help mere mortals out-nice each other, and make the world a better place

Are you using your superpowers for good? One optimistic online community called xocial (pronounced soh-shuhl) is now giving cause-conscious and otherwise kindhearted businesses and individuals the ability to do good, see good, feel good, and measure good.

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About The Author

Merilee Kern MBA's picture

Branding and consumer product trends pundit Merilee Kern, MBA is a wellness industry veteran, health advocate and influential media voice. Her ground-breaking, award-winning “Kids Making Healthy Choices” Smartphone APP for children, parents/caregivers, and educators (iTunes) is based on her award-winning, illustrated fictional children’s book, “Making Healthy Choices – A Story to Inspire Fit, Weight-Wise Kids” (Amazon). She may be reached online at www.TheLuxeList.com. Follow her on Twitter here: http://twitter.com/LuxeListEditor and Facebook here: www.Facebook.com/TheLuxeList.

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Dollar bill tucked into cheese sandwich next to fork
01/17/2018
Study findings published in the journal Social Science and Medicine prove, yet again, that money is an effective motivator to “increase both the magnitude and duration of weight loss.” Imperative... read more
Male and female hands shake in front of computer screens.
09/11/2017
​How nice are you? The xocial online community is calculating and curating “competitive kindness” to help mere mortals out-nice each other, and make the world a better place Are you using your... read more
Dollar bill tucked into cheese sandwich next to fork
01/17/2018
Study findings published in the journal Social Science and Medicine prove, yet again, that money is an effective motivator to “increase both the magnitude and duration of weight loss.” Imperative... read more
Male and female hands shake in front of computer screens.
09/11/2017
​How nice are you? The xocial online community is calculating and curating “competitive kindness” to help mere mortals out-nice each other, and make the world a better place Are you using your... read more