PMS stands for premenstrual syndrome: the name given to a collection of different physical and psychological symptoms that women experience in the last half of their cycle — just before menstruation begins each month (and just after ovulation). Learn more about yourself to tackle it as best you can.
What does good period food look like? (Hint: it’s not a burger and fries with a side of Coke). Did you know that the features of your monthly period can actually tell you a lot about your state of health? Find out what to eat and what to avoid to be at your best.
When choosing a menstrual cup you will often hear people talking about their cervix, being low, short and whatnot. This the most common question I am getting when I receive emails asking for guidance. I will recommend on separate articles which menstrual cups are best to use in each case but I wanted to shed some light on what the cervix is and how to assess yours to find your goldilocks cup. What...[Read More]
Menstrual cups, yes! This little silicone funnel looking thing that you probably saw at some point scrolling down your Facebook feed. You may have raised an eyebrow wondering what the hell it is or have you already have been #cupverted? Yes there’s a word for it now. Does the idea of collecting your flow in a cup gross you out? Then likely collecting it in a cotton vagina plug or slab of adu...[Read More]
“Mucous membranes are the moist layer of semi-permeable tissue lining the mouth, nose, eyes, vagina, tip of the penis and gastro-intestinal tract. Because they do not have the protective layer (Stratum corneum) found on the surface of the outer skin, mucous membranes can be damaged, irritated and penetrated by synthetic chemicals much more easily. Most old style lubricants are primarily made...[Read More]
Periods… yes we know all about them… at least we think so! Yes, you’re obviously aware that every month you loose blood… but do you know that women are on average menstruated for 42 years. With 13 periods per year, that makes up 520 periods… Maybe it’d be a good idea to find out what really goes on. As a woman, our menstrual cycle prepares us every month for a potential pregnancy. Thanks to our ho...[Read More]
Hard to believe since menstruation is nothing new, but until recently women have been left to fend for themselves to figure out how to deal with the practical issues presented by their monthly flow. That is, what to do with the blood. From scraps of rags to natural materials such as sea sponges, women (and some creative men) have devised a number of ways to handle menstruation. Currently there are...[Read More]
Yoni Eggs have been used in Eastern cultures for centuries by the most in-tuned women who knew that keeping good female wellness is the key to universal wellbeing. Want to experience all the pleasure you are capable of…? A yoni egg helps you to strengthen your pelvic floor muscles tighten and moisten your Yoni improve your pelvic awareness increase blood circulation of your genitals support your u...[Read More]
Handling menstrual flow is something that every women from every country and background has to deal with. Papyrus was first used in ancient Egypt, then reusable sanitary belts, and after that disposable pads. Most of these inventions had limited effectiveness until tampons were developed in the 1930′s which revolutionized feminine hygiene. Recent research though has shown that tampons can be dange...[Read More]
You probably heard it before, coconut oil has many health benefits so it makes for a great intimate lube. You can put it all over your body, it smells nice, you can eat it and it has anti bacterial properties. There is no need to expose your body to chemicals when mother nature is just handing it out to you. # Coconut oil & menstrual cups Some women often ask what lube to use to help insert t...[Read More]
Did you know that the features of your monthly period can actually tell you a lot about your state of health? No? Well, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) recognizes this release of bodily fluids as a tremendous source of information as to what is going on in your body and energy systems. By keeping track of the cycle, as well as noting what the blood is actually like, a woman can find out a whole...[Read More]