5 ways to get through your periods

Ah period’s. That one time of the month when, for some of us everything seems to stop. All of sudden you can start to feel more tired than usual, irritable and even upset at everything and everyone. For someone like me, my period is one of the worst weeks. Not just for me but for everyone around me. About a week before my period starts I become very irritable and angry at everyone and anyone. I start crying about everything and anything and I even start craving chocolate and sweets. Even though in my everyday life I hate chocolate and sweet things.

Music as a healing tool

Have you ever been really upset about something? I know I have. For most of us, there are a number of things that can go wrong in a day. From problems with partners to work, school, university, parents and even just waking up feeling down. Which is why having a cost free pick me up is important. For me that solution is music. It may sound silly but trust me. There is nothing more healing than listening to good music.

Body shaming

Let’s talk body shaming. Today’s topic is very close to my heart. Mainly because I’ve been a victim of this sort of thing and looking back I’ve probably body shamed other people. We know it exists because it is everywhere. It is something that we rarely confront but today I hope to change that.

What does it mean if your vagina smells weird?

Every now and then as a women you can start to experience a strange odor coming from your vagina. Whilst vaginal odor isn’t always something to worry about, there are some things to be on the look out for if you experience a funny smell.

Do girls get wet dreams?

What are wet dreams? A wet dream is when someone gets sexually aroused in their dream and has an orgasm due to an erotic dream. And whilst wet dreams are mainly associated with teenage boys. The truth is anyone can have a wet dream.

What causes frequent urination?

Frequent urination is the urge you get to suddenly go to the bathroom more often than usual. Whilst this can sometimes be due to high water intake, if the problem persists consider there may be a deeper underlying reason. Here are some reasons for frequent urination.

How to keep your vagina clean

The vagina is one of the most sensitive parts of our body. Which is why it’s important that we keep it clean at all times. Our vagina has a natural acidic pH level which must be kept at a normal level for good self cleaning. The term “pH” stands for power of hydrogen and is the measurement of hydrogen in the body. Not only that but vaginas also have good bacteria that fights infections. During our menstrual cycle the vagina’s pH level increases because blood has a pH level of 7.4. It can also increase during sex as semen has a pH level of 7.1 to 8.

Exercise suitable for pregnant women

Pregnancy can be an exciting and stressful period. With so much information going around it can become hard to figure out what is good advice and what is just nonsense. When it comes to exercise, it is normal to feel reluctant at first however exercising is actually good for you and the baby during pregnancy. It’s good for strengthening your muscles and builds endurance for when you give birth. It will also be easier for you to shed weight after the pregnancy. In the same breath be careful that you don’t overdo it because that could also strain you and the baby. Before getting started its important to ask your DR what is best for you as every women is different. In the mean time, here are a few exercises to look into once you have the go ahead.

Sleep for a better you

Whether in school or at the office our daily lives are becoming increasingly fast paced. Often we find ourselves burning the candle at both ends, leaving us feeling tired and run down. So how can we get back on track and have more energy to be able to do everything we want to do?

6 Ways to avoid colds and flu’s

It’s that time of the year again where everywhere you look someone is coughing or sneezing. To protect yourself, I’ve compiled a list of my 6 tips to help you beat winter and hopefully not get sick.

4 Tips for good personal hygiene

Good personal hygiene refers to how we take care of ourselves and our bodies in order to keep them clean and free of germs and odors . Having good personal hygiene is simple, and most of the things we we start learning from an early age. These things include; washing your hands after using the toilet, brushing your teeth and bathing everyday among others. As we get older however, we can sometimes forget to take good care of ourselves. Especially with no parents or teachers reminding us what to do. Which is why it is important to remind ourselves to do these things. Not only to keep us looking good but also healthy.