Living with periods
What is PMS?
Feeling out of sorts before your period is pretty common. But we have the lowdown on PMS – whether you’re looking for how long it lasts or how you can help ease premenstrual symptoms.
Exercising on Your Period
While exercising during your period might be the very last thing you feel like doing, there are a stack of reasons why it’s a really good idea.
How Birth Control Affects Your Period
Thinking of changing or starting a new method of contraception? Unsure how it will impact you? Here’s how it may affect your cycle and the way you experience your period.
How to Manage Night Time Leaks Periods
We've all woken up to discover blood on our sheets in the morning – it's less than ideal when you've got a gazillion things on your morning to-do list, but it's totally normal! That said, you can do a few different things to help minimize leakage during the night. We've put together some tips on how to sleep on your period and manage little leaks below.
Our Womb Stories Need to Be Shared
We tell women a simple story: You’ll get your period for the first time around twelve. Once a month you’ll experience cramping and bleeding. You’ll grow up and have some children. And you’ll get more periods until your body politely retires around fifty.
National Period Day
Okay, we know “National Period Day” might sound a little off-putting at first. But that’s exactly why we need it! There’s nothing “weird” or shameful about periods.
What is Menopause?
Menopause is a subject that’s weirdly shrouded in mystery – but just like menstruation, it’s a natural process. Let’s talk through what menopause is, when it occurs, and how you can deal with the symptoms. Knowing what menopause entails can help you battle it with confidence.
Clarifying Vagina Myths
It is no secret that the body of women has caused controversy and mystery since the beginning of time and, for many years, studying and talking about our anatomy was considered a great taboo. Fortunately, the situation changed and today we have a huge variety of information sources just a click away 💓.
ARE MENSTRUAL CLOTS NORMAL?
Have you ever seen a clot during your period and the only thing that comes into your mind is, “What is that? Help!”?
FAQS ABOUT BIRTH CONTROL
When we start using birth control methods, it’s totally normal to have many doubts about them.
Do Periods Synchronize?
It is commonly said that when women live together or have close relationships, their periods synchronize. Maybe this has happened to you before with your best friend, mom, or sister, but... are synchronized periods a myth or a reality?
Does Winter Affect My Period?
Winter can be a difficult season. It can get extremely cold. Especially mornings, they can feel like you’re living in the North Pole.
It's Time To Normalize Periods
Periods are part of our lives, and they are totally normal. So why do we keep hiding them?
The Lies They Told You About Your Period
We’ve all come across many "no-no’s" when it comes to our period: "You can't do this”; "You can't do that"; "No blah blah...” The reality is that nothing prevents us from continuing to do our favorite activities.
Why Use Period Trackers?
Knowing where you are in your menstrual cycle can help you in so many ways. You can know when to expect your next period, so you can make plans around it. And it can help you be more aware of your body and its processes. Luckily, there are apps to help you keep track of your period!
5 Tips for a fresh Summer
Summer has arrived! It’s time to plan vacations, hang out with friends, and live your best #HotGirlSummer. Here are some tips to help you stay fresh at all times.
Do We Burn More Calories on Our Period?
Let's take a moment to reflect on our period and compare it to a marathon: It is tiring, it has ups and downs, we are happy to run it, but it takes a toll on our energy 😣💨.
IS PUBERTY MAKING MY BODY WEIRD?
The physical changes we go through during puberty make us question everything. Let’s take a closer look at these changes, and how they can affect the way we feel.
Let’s embrace the power of our periods
Globally, 49% of women and girls feel social discomfort when they’re on their period, and 26% of women and 44% of men feel uncomfortable purchasing menstrual hygiene products.