Mental Health

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Why Pets Are Good for You and Your Mental Health

Did you know this past Sunday was National Dog Day? If you’re a dog owner, maybe you took your pooch out to the dog park for this special day! Pets can have a bigger impact on our lives than we may realize. Their companionship has proven mental health benefits, not to mention those cute faces! […] Read more…

Harassment Investigation Procedures

Harassment Investigation Procedures After #MeToo: Workplace Safety, Health and Happiness

Women have made great strides over the past year or so in bringing to light the complicated and sensitive topic of sexual harassment in the workplace. In the wake of the start of #MeToo, #TimesUp and similar movements, many are asking: what changes have been made, and what changes can we continue to make? The […] Read more…

Bodyform Blood Normal Campaign

Why We Love the Bodyform Blood Normal Campaign

Few things are more crucial and natural than periods. In fact, you wouldn’t be here to read this article if your mother didn’t have a normal and healthy menstrual cycle. Yet somehow, we still live in a society where the most biological process is swept under the rug and replaced with a censored version of […] Read more…

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4 of the Most Common Reasons for Sudden Mood Swings in Females

Sometimes, we find ourselves transitioning from happy to sad in a matter of seconds. If you’re a female, you know all too well that many people will chock sudden mood swings in females up to their menstrual cycles. And if you’re not on your period, then you must be emotionally unstable or weak, right? In […] Read more…

superstitious beliefs about menstruation

Superstitious Beliefs About Menstruation

You might have heard that you shouldn’t wear white pants while on your period, but did you know that according to one of the many superstitious beliefs about menstruation, you shouldn’t paint your nails or dye your hair either? For thousands of years, superstitious beliefs about menstruation have been passed down amongst the generations and […] Read more…

Are Panic Attacks During Periods More Common?

Scene: You head into the office and prepare yourself for the long day of work ahead. But the second you walk through the front door, your heartbeat fancies itself a dangerous djembe drum beat. You rub your hands against the front of your pants to wipe off the pooling sweat. When you finally sit down […] Read more…

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Menstrual Cycle Psychological Effects

For some people, their period comes once every 28 days. For others, it tends to sneak up quicker or take even longer to occur. But regardless of when your period makes its eventful debut, most women tend to have one thing in common — menstrual cycle psychological effects that impact our moods. But while you […] Read more…

can stress cause ibs in women

Can Stress Cause IBS?

Does Aunt Flo have a cousin?? If she did, they’d go by the initials “IBS” — or irritable bowel syndrome. These cousins have a lot in common! They can make you feel crampy, bloaty, gassy and often less than fancy. By nature’s design, Aunt Flo makes her monthly visit, but IBS symptoms come and go […] Read more…

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