Since it’s Mental Health Awareness Month, and we believe deeply in creating safe spaces for girls to flourish and ‘just be themselves’, we’re sharing some practical tips from Flourish Girl CEO & Founder, Mandy Dante, on how to ‘check in with yourself’:
Today is International Day of the Girl, and the theme is 'Digital generation. Our generation' so in the spirit of shining a spotlight on young tech trailblazers, we chatted to the talented Michelle Akhidenor.Michelle is the CEO and Founder of podcast agency The Peers Project and producer of our very own podcast The Red Tales – here we pick her brain about her experiences in the digital sector.
Ruby is not your average 15-year-old girl from the UK, she is on a mission to end period poverty!After realising there was a lack of teaching materials about period poverty, she decided to make her own.
While it’s perfectly normal, having a period can beprettycrappy– literally. So today we’re exploring the ‘period poo’ phenomenon to find out why you poop more on your period, why it smells worse, why you getdiarrhoeaand whether there’s anything you can do about it.
Firstly, what are period underwear? They are underwear that you can wear instead of pads or tampons that absorb your period! *YES* they look and feel like normalunderwearbut they have an in-build lining that absorbs your period. We are answering your questions from 'how do you wash period underwear?' too 'do period undies smell?'
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.