Prioritize health and fitness while working from home
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
#Askingforafriend: How do I pursue peace during a pandemic?
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
#Askingforafriend: The perils of unexpected change
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
#Askingforafriend: Tips to improve communication
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
Fitness Facts: Give your immune system a boost
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
Fitness Facts: I have a sore throat — what now?
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