We are honored and moved by the following tribute from our friend in wellness and founder of Global Wellness Day, Belgin Aksoy.  We hope it brings you the comfort and inspiration it has to us in the days since the passing of our beloved friend, family member and creative force, Charlene Florian. “Dear Global Wellness Day Family,Our deepest condolences on the passing of Charlene Florian, Chief Creative Officer of Kerstin Florian International.Charlene was a lifelong Ambassador of Wellness and gave full support to Global Wellness Day from the very first day. To honor and commemorate her memory, we have dedicated Global Wellness Day 2016 to Charlene’s legacy.Charlene was always a nature lover, and one of her passions was to make the world a better place. As our first step to honor Charlene, we have partnered with TEMA (Turkish Foundation For Combating Soil Erosion, for Reforestation and the Protection of Natural Habitats) to help create a greener world by planting 2000 trees in Turkey to be known as the “Charlene Florian Forest.”We encourage you to take part in this endeavor and spread Charlene Florian Forests around the world so that her loving memory will not only live in our hearts but continue to blossom for future generations to cherish.Charlene has left her footprints on the Wellness world and will never be forgotten.Be well, Belgin Aksoy Founder, Global Wellness Day”Learn more about how you can participate in this global effort to honor Charlene’s legacy and make our world a healthier, more beautiful place:http://tinyurl.com/temamemorial http://www.plantabillion.org/Outer beauty. Inner health.