Jodie Fisher is Mum tothree daughters, includingFreya, who has an autism diagnosis.Here she shares her journey with first periods andModibodi. Freya’s autism diagnosis means she sometimes experiences sensory issues challenges with clothing, so I was unsure howshe’dcope with period products.
Menstrual cycles can be an emotionally sensitive time for some, for others their cycle brings discomfort and heaviness and then there’s comedian Zoe Sitas. A long-time sufferer of endometriosis, Zoe’s diagnosis was only the start of her journey with this complex health condition.Here Zoe shares their journey to diagnosis and treatment – and their message that ‘nobody knows your body better than you do’...
Your menstrual cycle is not just about your period bleed. In fact, your period bleed is only a small part of the menstrual cycle. There are other cycle phases to be aware of. If you have a period, then on any given day you are in one phase or another of the menstrual cycle.
Periods are normal, natural and nothing to be afraid…or ashamed of. But with so many myths and stories around, it’s easy to see why you people might feel anxious or confused about them, especially in cultures where talking periods is taboo.
AtModibodi, the future of the planet is important to us. Our commitment to being more sustainable– and helping you do it too – is our number one priority. During January we’ve been highlightingactivists from around the worldwhoinspire us to do better,and learningabout theirexperiencescampaigning for a better planet.
Still waiting for your first period? How late is too late? You want it because your friends have theirsand you feel like a bit of an outsider without it, but then part of you isn’t desperate for it because it sounds like a bit of a hassle. But how do you know what’s normal, or when to see a doctor?
We love supporting like minded people! Alice Forrest is a marine biologist and wildlife guide, with a passion for the natural world and the creatures who inhabit it. As a researcher but also a Divemaster & freediver, she’s a firm believer in the need to communicate the science as well as the intrinsic value of the ocean and what’s beneath the surface. Find out why she chooses to reuse with Modibodi.
New year, new sustainable you. We all know resolutions are hard to uphold, but when it's about changing the world, it's a promise worth keeping! This year, our commitments to being even more sustainable and helping you be sustainable too, is our number one priority.
December 3rdis International Day of People Living with Disability. It’s a day that recognizes and values disability and diversity. It is a day to learn from the experiences of people living with a disability and when the disabled community raises awareness of the issues that are important to them, as well as having control over the ways their stories are told.Inclusivity and celebrating diverse bodieshasalwaysbeen at the core ofModibodi'svisionand today we celebrate this community!
Ending Period Stigma. We've come a long way recently with things like more honesty in advertising, better products (like Modibodi!) and movements that open up conversations to the public. However, period stigma is still a huge issue across the globe, especially with some cultures still banishing those on their period from their community. Simran comes from an Indian background and has experienced culturally oppressive views on periods and has witness how menstruation has changed throughout the different generations.