GC4W Women’s Health & Wellness

Establish a Morning Routine to Be More Successful

Successful People Establish Deliberate Morning Routines. Here’s How to Make One for Yourself. A consistent, intentional morning routine generates momentum and has been scientifically proven to have massive impacts on your mood, anxiety levels, productivity levels and overall health. By Ashley Notarmaso It’s no secret that making better choices improves our overall physical, mental and emotional well-being. Creating good habits contributes to…

10 Things Every Working Women Should Do This Year

Invest in Yourself: 10 Things Every Working Woman Should Do This Year When striving for success, it is easy to forget about your mental and physical health. But without health, you cannot fully succeed. Follow these ten lifestyle strategies for success in your personal and professional life. By Kelly Hyman Self-care has become an all-encompassing term that has strayed from the…

How to Start Working Out When You Haven’t In a While

How to Start Working Out When You Haven’t In a While (Or Ever) Find an exercise routine that’s right for you—and actually stick with it. By Mallory Creveling, ACE-CPT Medically reviewed by Suzanne Fisher, MS In addition to eating healthy, getting physically active is a great start to living a healthy lifestyle. But beginning a regular exercise routine can seem unnerving—so much so…

Why We Need More Rest in the Winter

Seasonal Sleeping: Why We Need More Rest in the Winter By Tony Hicks Fact checked by Maria Gifford Human beings are creatures of the sun. In more ways than one. A study published today in the journal Frontiers in Neuroscience reports that humans experience longer REM sleep in winter than summer – even in artificially lit urban areas – and less deep sleep in autumn. Researchers from…

The Power of Being a Proud Afro-Latina

The Power of Being an Unapologetically Proud Afro-Latina By drangeljones First-gen Afro-Latina Dr. Angel Jones is an educator, activist, and critical race scholar whose research explores the impact of racism on the mental health of Black students with a focus on racial microaggressions, Racial Battle Fatigue, and gendered-racism.   “I have a duty to speak the truth as I see it and share not just my…

One Convo With Friends Per Day Can Help Mental Health

How One Conversation With Friends Per Day Can Help Your Mental Health By Meagan Drillinger Fact checked by Dana K. Cassell A new study suggests that having one conversation with a friend per day can have a significant effect on a person’s mental health. The study published in Communication Research in January comes three years after COVID-19 spread around the globe. While daily life…