Tag: Mental Health Matters

Self Love: 5 Ways to Put It Into Action

By Patricia Martin The word “self-love” can feel elusive. We tend to see actionable ways to love others—listening to them, helping them, appreciating them—but when it comes to ourselves, love is often just a feeling and not something we can practice. So we don’t. Most of the time, this isn’t because we don’t love ourselves; it’s because we don’t know how to love ourselves in meaningful ways.…

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Try ‘Positive Solitude’ Next Time You Feel Lonely

By Kira M. Newman In the summer of 2019, researchers from over 60 countries gathered at the International Positive Psychology Association’s 6th World Congress in Melbourne, Australia, to share cutting-edge insights on the science of wellbeing. Their findings added depth and complexity to our understanding of the major keys to a flourishing life—and there were several insights presented at the World Congress that…

Why Nostalgia Deserves a Spot in Your Self-Care Routine

By Martha Tesema It’s safe to say we’ve reached peak nostalgia. Whether it’s in the music we listen to (“1999” by Charli XCX, anyone?), the shows on Netflix that are all about various decades, or the proliferation of Timehop screenshots and #ThrowbackThursday posts (who hasn’t participated in at least one?), it’s pretty clear: The past is our friend, and we find a lot of joy in taking…

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,…

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…