Rating: - 0

Prioritize health and fitness while working from home

March 25, 2020 / by / 0 Comment

Guest writer Kayla Nelson, Student Fitness Coordinator for the Campus Recreation Department, shares some fitness tips for working from home. The main messages: Drink water and move around.

READ MORE
Rating: - 0

Fitness Facts: Eating while working from home

March 25, 2020 / by / 0 Comment

Registered dietitian Liz Cook has the final part of her series on healthy eating, in celebration of National Nutrition Month. Today, she write about a topic that affects most everyone right now — your eating habits while working at home.

READ MORE
Rating: - 0

#Askingforafriend: How do I pursue peace during a pandemic?

March 25, 2020 / by / 1 Comment

Lauren Dixon of GCU’s Office of Student Care answers a question that a lot of people are asking at a time like this: How do I pursue peace during a pandemic? She suggests five ways to do it.

READ MORE
Rating: - 0

Fitness Facts: Kitchen prep

March 17, 2020 / by / 0 Comment

This week’s Fitness Facts is the third in a four-part series by GCU Dietitian Liz Cook to celebrate National Nutrition Month. Today, she shares ideas for healthy grocery shopping as well as some of her favorite recipes.

READ MORE
Rating: - 0

#Askingforafriend: The perils of unexpected change

March 17, 2020 / by / 1 Comment

In this week’s #Askingforafriend column on mental health, Mike Wallace of the Office of Student Care has tips on handling abrupt changes in life, such as the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

READ MORE
Rating: - 0

#Askingforafriend: Tips to improve communication

March 11, 2020 / by / 0 Comment

The goal of communicating is to connect with others, said Kristan Farley of GCU’s Office of Student Care. So the first step to take before having that important conversation is to know what’s going on inside of yourself. It will help you make a better connection.

READ MORE
Rating: - 0

Fitness Facts: Give your immune system a boost

March 11, 2020 / by / 0 Comment

Stocking up on hand sanitizer and Lysol is one way to avoid illness, but it’s easy to forget one of our best defenses – our immune system — which is designed to prevent against bacteria, viruses and other potential threats to our health. The foods we eat, supplements we take and lifestyle behaviors we engage in can all strengthen or weaken our immune system, says GCU dietitan Liz Cook.

READ MORE
Rating: - 0

Fitness Facts: 8 ways to get healthier today

March 04, 2020 / by / 0 Comment

This is National Nutrition Month, and all four Fitness Facts columns in March will be devoted to nutrition. Today, GCU dietitian Liz Cook lists eight ways to get healthier starting right now.

READ MORE
Rating: - 0

#Askingforafriend: Setting boundaries

March 04, 2020 / by / 0 Comment

The inaugural submission of #Askingforafriend, the new mental health column by the GCU Office of Student Care, focuses on the need to set boundaries in a relationship. It’s easier to say yes when you mean no, but saying no can foster growth.

READ MORE
Rating: - 0

Fitness Facts: I have a sore throat — what now?

February 26, 2020 / by / 1 Comment

In this week’s Fitness Facts, Connie Colbert has some particularly useful advice for this time of year — what to do if you have a sore throat. There are a lot of factors that can cause a sore throat, and there are a lot of ways to treat it, too.

READ MORE