The GC4W News Weekend Reads Edition 67 is a collection of top stories and trending topics.
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
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. German Gymnastics Team Apparel Promotes Empowerment
The German women’s gymnastics team elected to wear full length bodysuits at the Tokyo Olympics qualifiers on Sunday, a decision they made to push back against the sexualisation of women in gymnastics.
The team, comprised of Sarah Voss, Pauline Schaefer-Betz, Elisabeth Seitz and Kim Bui, wore red and white full length unitards that covered their legs down to their ankles. It was a departure from the usual bikini cut leotards that female gymnasts regularly wear. Read more here.
3. How Women-Only Treks Are Claiming Space on Everest
The world’s highest peak sits on the crest of the Great Himalayas, its icy summit jutting 29,032 feet skyward and marking the border between Nepal and Tibet. Dubbed Chomolungma in Tibetan—meaning Goddess Mother of the World—Mount Everest is a place steeped in mythology, where trepidation battles ambition and awesome beauty meets the limits of mankind. Quite literally: of the 5,788 people to have summited Everest since Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary raised their flags there in 1953, just 653—around 8 percent—of climbers have been women. Read more here.
4. 5 Mindfulness Activities To Try This Summer
If you aren’t sure what mindfulness is, we’ll break it down for you. Basically, mindfulness is the practice of being fully present in the moment, observing your thoughts, feelings, senses, and surroundings, without judging or trying to change anything. It’s certainly a practice that’s easier said than done, since today many of us are always trying to do a million things at once, and we often judge our own emotions and wish that we felt a different way. Read more here.