GC4W Women’s Health & Wellness

17 Healthy Ways to Lose Weight, According to Science

17 Healthy Ways to Lose Weight, According to Science Maintaining your weight ≠ dieting. By Jessica Migala and Corinne Sullivan Despite what the weight-loss industry would have you believe, there are no quick fixes in life. A few weeks of deprivation won’t help you achieve your body goals — and if your primary concern is how to get skinny or lose weight as quickly as…

Mindfulness as Effective as Antidepressant for Anxiety

Study: Mindfulness Meditation Works as Well as Common Antidepressant to Reduce Anxiety The research adds more evidence to the use of mindfulness as a powerful mental health tool. By Kaitlin Sullivan Fact checked by Nick Blackmer Fast Facts Practicing a certain form of mindfulness helps relieve symptoms of anxiety as well as a popular antidepressant, new research shows. In a new clinical…

Nabela Noor On Celebrating “Pockets of Peace”

Nabela Noor On How She Learned To Celebrate ‘Little Moments Of Goodness’ She swears by journaling. As told to Amy Wilkinson “Pockets of Peace” is what Nabela Noor calls the visual gratitude journal in which she offers glimpses into her small daily wins for her 7 million TikTok followers. Born during the pandemic two years ago and originally named “Quarantine Routine,”…

Give to GC4W Scholarship Fund

Since the pandemic, GC4W has committed to supporting a few students with scholarships to attend university. Last year, Josh Kenny was a recipient of the GC4W Scholarship.  This year, the Global Connections for Women Foundation would love your support with supporting the Scholarship Fund for Denise Francis, a current African American Graduate Student at NYU Gallatin School for Individualized Study. The Scholarship will allow…

‘Skinimalism’ Is a TikTok Trend That Actually Makes Sense

‘Skinimalism’ Is a TikTok Trend That Actually Makes Sense These three steps may be all you need for healthy skin. By Mariana Lenharo Fact checked by Nick Blackmer Fast Facts Intricate skincare routines abound on social media and more products hit the shelves every day—but the key to healthy skin may be a pared down routine. Enter: “skinimalism”—the idea that, for many…

Jennifer Aniston Opens Up About IVF & Fertility Struggles

Jennifer Aniston Opens Up About IVF and Fertility Struggles “I was trying to get pregnant. It was a challenging road for me, the baby-making road.” By Elizabeth Siegel Jennifer Aniston tried to get pregnant for many years. “It was a challenging road for me, the baby-making road,” the actor tells Allure in our December cover story. Aniston opened up about the challenges she faced…

11 Foods for Thyroid Health—And 3 To Avoid

11 Foods for Thyroid Health—And 3 To Avoid If you have thyroid issues, the foods you eat can affect how you feel. By Maria Masters Medically reviewed by Isabel Casimiro, MD, PhD Your thyroid needs iodine to work properly and produce enough thyroid hormone for your body’s needs, according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). If you don’t get enough iodine, you risk hypothyroidism or a goiter…

8 Ways To Cope With Seasonal Affective Disorder

8 Ways To Cope With Seasonal Affective Disorder Thanks to effective treatments for seasonal depression, you don’t have to feel as low. By Karen Pallarito Medically reviewed by Stella Bard, MD When daylight saving time ends, you may gain an extra hour of sleep but lose something precious: sunlight. As daylight slips into darkness earlier in the day, depression diagnoses increase.1 Millions of Americans…