GC4W Women’s Health & Wellness

Serena Williams: Why Girls Should Stick With Sports

By Michelle Konstantinovsky Serena Williams Serena Williams—yes, the Serena Williams who revolutionized tennis, won more Grand Slam titles than any other player in the Open Era, and earned four Olympic gold medals over the course of her career—made her professional debut when she was 14. While that seems young, many girls are already on their way out of sports by then. In fact, according to the Women’s Sports…

The Fall Season is Approaching. Here Are 8 Ways To Prepare Your Mind and Body

By AYSIA WRIGHT With the approach of fall, Mother Nature begins the transition from the high energy summer season of bright, warm, longer days to a winding down, signaled by falling leaves, shorter, darker days, cooler weather and a general downshift in the cycle of life. This seasonal shift isn’t limited to a change in our natural environment, but also…

Mental Health Lessons From The Past Year We Shouldn’t Forget

By EMILY GREEN According to the American Psychological Association (APA), young people all over the world have faced significant challenges to their mental, emotional, and physical health over the past 16 months due to the pandemic. At the same time, these challenges have also helped many people unlock valuable insight into their personal wellness. As we return to our “normal” life routines,…

Jada Pinkett Smith Founds an Eco-Friendly Care Brand

Environmental health seems to be a priority in the Smith household. Not only have Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith raised their children, Jaden and Willow Smith, to be extremely vocal about the environment, but the busy parents have also instilled the importance of using your influence to make the world a better place. Back in 2015, Jaden—with the help of…

How Gen Z is Changing The Beauty Industry

BY ANNACHIARA BIONDI From DIY fashion and gender-neutral jewellery to shopping on TikTok, many current fashion and retail trends are being driven by Gen Z. That same generation is also driving innovation in beauty, from product categories to marketing — as well as more fundamental ways of thinking about beauty. Eden Palmer, VP of merchandising, global brand and 3rd party at Forma Brands, speaks of a…

GC4W Partners with Corporate Leaders to Host Wellness Summit

For Immediate Press Release New York, on Wednesday, July 28th, 2021 – The Global Connections for Women Foundation (GC4W) partners with corporate and industry leaders to host a Wellness Summit on Saturday, August 7th, 2021 to recognize the importance of the Age of Wellness and to amplify the need to continue the momentum of mental health awareness month. The focus of this virtual retreat and Summit…

5 Mindfulness Activities To Try This Summer That Are Actually Fun

By Doug Cartwright mindfulness This beautiful season is a great opportunity to try out some mindfulness activities. 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…