With so much news content being published each day on gc4women.org, we have decided to start a new “Weekend Reads” tradition to keep you informed and connected to the resources to improve your life and business. 

The following are top reads and trending topics on gc4women.org news:

1. GC4W Wellness Retreat x Summit

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Read more here. https://gc4women.org/2021/05/18/the-future-for-working-moms-lessons-from-the-pandemic/

To amplify the need to continue the momentum of mental health awareness month and the need to embrace the Age of Wellness, the GC4W Circle Network is proud to present the “GC4W Circle Wellness Retreat x Summit” with a focus on work, life, balance in our stride to find serenity in a post-pandemic world, and as we discover new wellness pathways in a whole new world. This event is also a welcomed reminder that “wellness” should be an advent part of our everyday conversations at work, at home, and in life. Read more here.

2. How to Spot and Swap the 4 Types of Negative Self-Talk

GC4W weekend reads: Organon

It’s no secret that the way we communicate with ourselves plays a major role in the way we see and experience the world around us. That’s why being mindful of these very delicate words we use on a regular basis is extremely important. 

Yet there are times when negative self-talk can get the best of us, and that’s completely normal. Read more here.

3. The Female Conservationists Rewilding the Cambodian Coast

GC4W weekend reads: Mom Wellbeing

Mangrove forests have disappeared at an alarming rate in Cambodia, where female conservationist climate-conscious women are trying to turn the tide.

When storms whip up the waves, sending white horses charging to the shore, mangrove forests are often the first line of defence for coastal communities in the tropics.

And with the climate crisis making the weather ever more volatile, people living in these coastal communities are waking up to the benefits of mangrove forests, which also provide a habitat for fish and other marine species. Read more here.

4. 6 New Ways to Share Parenting Duties With Your Partner

Read more here: https://gc4women.org/2021/05/19/reduce-stress-during-finals/
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The results of a 2021 State of Motherhood Survey are in, and it was discovered that 93% of mothers reported feeling burned out, at least occasionally. That’s up 7 points from last year’s survey. Not only do those surveyed not feel supported at home, but very few (4%) have a partner who takes the primary caregiver roles or even shares the responsibility equally (10%).

While the pandemic most certainly contributed to this increase, it doesn’t have to stay like this. You can take some steps towards the life you pictured having. A life where you are working with your partner instead of feeling the weight of doing everything. Read more here.