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brainSHIFT: Whole Person Health for Your Brain, Body, & Team

Corporate wellness programs to build a culture of caring for your people to manage stress, improve mental wellbeing and optimize performance.

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brainSHIFT at Work

Live and interactive 8-week program led by Dr. Romie for your organization in order to heal burnout, improve performance, and boost engagement.

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Learn Dr. Romie’s framework on building and leading a culture of wellness in your organization.

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Corporate Wellness Consulting

Custom consulting solutions for companies looking for a major cultural shift. Programs may include live wellbeing topics, activities, and learning materials.

Heal the root cause of employee stress and burnout. Boost performance and wellbeing.

brainSHIFT creates a cultural movement of wellness and caring.

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Scientifically validated protocol based on research. Experiencing high stress levels or burnout negatively impacts 5 key areas of health: physical health, sleep, mental health, behavior, & personal healthy habits. After 8 weeks of brainSHIFT, there is individual improvement in symptoms in all five areas resulting in healing burnout and boosting performance and well-being.

The Proof is in the Results

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in Average Physical Indicators Score

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in Average Behavior Indicators Score

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in Average Personal Habit Indicators Score

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in Average Emotional Indicators Score

Your team needs a personalized employee wellness solution delivered at scale.

Businesses can no longer afford to ignore the mental health, stress, & burnout crisis.

Disengaged employees cost the world $7.8 trillion in lost productivity, according to Gallup’s State of the Global Workplace: 2022 Report.

There is a gap in the market.

According to research, the engagement rate of traditional workplace wellness programs is strikingly low, with only 5% or less of employees demonstrating active participation.

brainSHIFT at Work is the solution to bridge the gap and build a culture of wellness.

Bridging the gap for the remaining 95% who have not received effective support, brainSHIFT at Work offers an interactive experience that addresses the diverse health and wellness needs of employees.

300+ clients have introduced brainSHIFT to their teams:

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Dr. Romie Mushtaq, MD is a physician, leader, and founder of the brainSHIFT Institute

  • Over 20 years of authority in neurology, mindfulness, and integrative medicine.
  • Triple-board certified physician
  • Received medical training from the Medical University of South Carolina, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, and the University of Michigan
  • Previously served as a professor at the Medical College of Wisconsin, where she received numerous teaching and research awards

In 2010, Dr. Romie underwent life-saving surgery and career burnout, which led her on a global journey to learn from mindfulness teachers and holistic healers. This experience sparked her mission to help organizations prioritize the well-being of their people, thereby reducing illness, stress, and burnout.

Today, Dr. Romie is:

  • Today, she serves as Chief Wellness Officer at Great Wolf Resorts, where she spearheads wellness-focused culture programs that support more than 12,000 employees on the path to success.
  • A mindfulness and mindful leadership expert
  • Founder of the brainSHIFT Institute, which has introduced the brainSHIFT protocol to over 300 teams and organizations
  • Hired by Fortune 500 companies, professional athletes, and global organizations
  • An award-winning speaker and national media expert, having been featured on TED talks, NPR, NBC, Fox, and Forbes
  • She’s also the U.S.A. Today and Amazon bestselling author of The Busy Brain Cure.

Dr. Romie resides in Florida and spends her free time advocating for women and girls in STEM, as well as indulging in her love for dark chocolate.

Our programs build a culture of wellness, while helping your people manage stress, improve mental well-being, and biohack their performance.

The results we get for clients include:

The results we get for clients include:

Our programs build a culture of wellness, while helping your people manage stress, improve mental well-being, and biohack their performance.

Corporate Wellness Consultation | Fractional Chief Wellness Officer

Do you have a wide variety of wellness workshops and apps, yet employees are still concerned about:

  • Lack of work life balance?
  • Challenges with stress, mental health and burnout?
  • Lack of a culture of caring?

Dr. Romie offers corporate wellness consulting packages that range from a single wellness initiative to joining your team as a fractional chief wellness officer.

Together Dr. Romie and her team of experts will help your team:

  • Complete a health and well-being assessment of your employees
  • Assessment of current programs and benefits offered through your organization
  • Create a targeted 6-12 month plan
  • Build a culture of wellness that is customized to your organization’s mission and values

“We cannot wait to start brainSHIFT at Evolution Hospitality. Dr. Romie’s wittiness, empathy, and mindfulness has impacted our entire organization during her time as Chief Wellness Officer at Evolution Hospitality. Power of Pause and Digital Detox Challenges have been adapted by over 70% of the company. On our annual pulse surveys, Dr. Romie’s programs were the most requested to help improve morale.”

Bulmaro Farias
Evolution Hospitality, Corporate Director of Talent

January 2024 Dr. Romie joins Great Wolf Resorts as Chief Wellness Officer

As Chief Wellness Officer, Dr. Romie Mushtaq, MD’s role is to lead a culture of wellness for Pack members so they can reach their full potential as individuals and as teams. Her approach to work is simultaneously disruptive while building cultures, always for the greater good. As a mindful leader, her plans are based on careful data collection, research, & strategic thinking while working to bring together stakeholders across all divisions of the organization. Her career-defining moment was when burnout led to life-saving surgery and sent her on a global journey to heal and learn about mindfulness and global healing traditions.

Dr. Romie was raised with a Midwestern ethic of hard work and academic excellence. Her first pack was the afternoon tea parties with her maternal grandmother, mother, & her aunties. Under their watchful eyes, she learned to listen with heart-centered compassion and storytelling- all while fostering a sassy attitude. Today, she is on a mission to advocate for women and girls from Kindergarten to the C-Suite, especially in science, technology, engineering, math, and medicine (STEM).

In her free time, Dr. Romie savors quiet connection—whether sharing cups of chai with her elders, traveling the globe to share comfort food with family and friends, reading the latest brain science articles, or going away to meditation retreats. She lives in Florida, where she is a proud human catering to her senior dog, Rahja.

Dr. Romie is a triple-board certified physician, award-winning speaker, author, and proud STEMinist. Her education was completed at the Medical University of South Carolina, The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, and the University of Michigan, and she is board certified in Integrative Medicine. In addition to complex patient care, she was involved in cutting-edge research for women’s brain health—all while winning numerous teaching and research awards.

In 2018, she was named Chief Wellness Officer at Evolution Hospitality, where she helped to scale a customized mindfulness and wellness program to over 7000 employees—a unique model that has led her to be a sought-after speaker and expert on workplace wellness. In 2020, Dr. Romie won Orlando’s Woman of The Year award for leadership and philanthropy. She also serves on the National Board of Directors for the Girl Scouts USA. Her book, The Busy Brain Cure, features her research on the workplace mental health and burnout crisis and was released globally in January 2024 (Harper Collins).

Case Study: CWO Of Evolution Hospitality

“My desire is that more companies can learn from our lessons at Evolution Hospitality (Evo). At Evo, they put the focus of employee health and wellness at the forefront, and in turn increase their business potential. My job is to see all teams work and live at their highest, healthiest potential. We can utilize brain science, psychology and mindfulness to help you bridge the gap and increase performance.”

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  • As the Chief Wellness Officer (CWO) at Evolution Hospitality, Dr. Romie is the first physician to serve as Chief Wellness Officer role in the US.
  • In this role, she continues to create and implement company-wide initiatives to lead the organization to better health and wellness.
  • Evolution (Evo) Hospitality is a uniquely positioned leader in the hospitality industry, attracting top talent both for skills and their unique culture
  • Throughout their organization, Evolution Hospitality focuses on developing the whole being, practicing servant leadership, and developing team members to be the best version of themselves.
  • Year-over-year improvement in associate satisfaction surveys
  • Over 78% adaptation rate for our customized mindfulness program, “The Power of Pause”
  • Over 270 wellness ambassadors trained in the organization to help build a culture of wellness

Programs & Initiatives Started by Dr. Romie for Evolution Hospitality

As Chief Wellness Officer, Dr. Romie focuses on treating the whole individual within each corporation or organization. She incorporates practical programs and promotes topics such as calming the mind, eating for health, sleeping peacefully, improving mood, and building better relationships – and she implements it all with personality, sass, and soul.

At Evolution Hospitality, Dr. Romie brings her 20 years of expertise in neurology, integrative medicine, and mindfulness to create programs and initiatives such as:

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