Wellness Wednesday: 6 Ways to Go Green

Wellness Wednesday: 6 Ways to Go Green

Hey GIT Girls! Wellness Wednesday: 6 Ways to Go Green is here! This week’s focus will be on Going Green. Wellness Wednesday: 6 Ways to Go Green For many Americans, it’s become quite a hot topic as we are becoming more and more health conscious, while also wanting to help preserve the environment.  Those who Go Green do things such as grow their own food or use reusable bags at the grocery store. How Else Can I Go Green? However, there are also simpler measures you can take which I will…

Wellness Wednesday: Let’s Pass On the Salt

Wellness Wednesday: Let’s Pass On the Salt

Hey GIT Girls! Wellness Wednesday: Let’s Pass on the Salt is here! This week, let’s have a conversation about salt. Have you ever been around someone who added it to every meal before they even tasted it? Or are you that person? Many of us are guilty of having way too much sodium in our diets. And this is a primary reason hypertension and unhealthy hearts are on the rise and are cause for major concern.  How Much Salt or Sodium Is Too Much? According to the American Heart Association, 75%…

Wellness Wednesday: Why Do I Feel Like This? The Real Deal on Depression

Wellness Wednesday: Why Do I Feel Like This? The Real Deal on Depression

Hey GIT Girls! Wellness Wednesday: Why Do I Feel Like This? The Real Deal on Depression is here. Depression is one of the absolute worst things anyone can experience. It does not exclude, but includes all walks of life from every ethnicity, gender, religion, to every economic status. It makes you feel hopeless, unmotivated, all alone, and that no else in the world could possibly know how you feel. Wellness Wednesday: Why Do I Feel Like This? The Real Deal on Depression However, may be surprised to know that millions…

Wellness Wednesday: 7 Benefits of Embracing Singlehood

Wellness Wednesday: 7 Benefits of Embracing Singlehood

Hey GIT Girls! Wellness Wednesday: 7 Benefits of Embracing Singlehood is here! Wellness Wednesday: 7 Benefits of Embracing Singlehood This week, I’d like to talk to my single ladies again. As Beyoncé sang in one of her hit songs, “All my single ladies, get your hands up!” That’s right, get your hands up and be proud because there’s nothing wrong with being single. You see, it can be a great thing and once you know that, the happier you’ll be overall and more ready you will be when a relationship…

Wellness Wednesday: 5 Facts on Fiber

Wellness Wednesday: 5 Facts on Fiber

Hey GIT Girls! Wellness Wednesday: 5 Facts on Fiber is here. Fiber is a very important part of your diet. Although not mentioned as often, but it has very important benefits. Let’s take a look at some of fiber’s benefits. A Few Facts on Fiber – Are You Getting Enough? Fiber By The Numbers Okay, so I know more about fiber but how much do I need a day? Women: 25 grams Men: 38 grams Kids: Their age is + 5 grams How Can I Tell How Much Fiber Is In…

Wellness Wednesday: Is Calcium Really That Important?

Wellness Wednesday: Is Calcium Really That Important?

Hey GIT Girls! Wellness Wednesday: Is Calcium Really That Important? Remember that old familiar line, “Milk does your body good”? Well, it’s true. Milk definitely does a body good and is one of the easiest calcium choices to choose from. However, it’s not the only one.  For all of you anti-milk lovers, don’t fret! There are certainly other ways to get calcium without having to force yourself to drink milk. And some of the other sources mentioned may even surprise you. Why do I Need Calcium, I thought it was…

Wellness Wednesday: Think Before You Drink!

Wellness Wednesday: Think Before You Drink!

Hey GIT Girls! I like to pay close attention to what others around me are drinking. Perhaps it’s just me trying to get a sense of the other person’s taste. But believe it or not, a bulk of calories not only come from the foods you eat, but they are also in what you drink as well. So we will discuss – Wellness Wednesday: Think Before You Drink! Hydration We all must stay hydrated on a daily basis to survive and water is definitely at the top of the list…

Single on VDay? Read on!

Single on VDay? Read on!

Hey GIT Girls! Valentine’s Day is either the most anticipated or hated time of the year, depending upon if you’re happily married, engaged, dating, unhappily single, happily single, or have recently gone through a tough break-up. Single This VDay? Until the last 2 1/2 years or so, I too was single, or, in between relationships. And honestly, it was hard for me. If V-Day fell on a work day, I’d want to call in and not show up. Honestly, I wouldn’t want to leave my apartment and stay in seclusion. Yes! My…

Weekly Preview: 2/6/17 to 2/11/17

Weekly Preview: 2/6/17 to 2/11/17

Hey GIT Girls! Gigi here to give you a sneak peek of what’s coming up on the blog. This is our Weekly Preview: 2/6/17 to 2/11/17.   As you can see, we have new weekly spots for you to look forward to! Modern Girl Monday is a modern girl’s guide to getting your life together. This lifestyle spot, written by Boogie Breezy will cover a range of topics you care about most! Wellness Wednesday is a balance between Nutritional Wellness and Relationship Wellness. Each week, Lady E will educate us on…

Preparing Your Body for Summer by Lady E

Preparing Your Body for Summer by Lady E

Hey GIT Girls! If you’re like me, you look forward to summer.  Summertime is the time of the year where you can walk outside without a jacket, get some much needed vitamin D from the nice warm sun, and it’s when many of us want to look our very best and show it.  Know this: the key to looking the part starts long before June, July, and August! It begins with watching what you eat during the winter and spring months so that come summer, your body will be ready…