Menstruation

10 Period Myths We Should Stop Believing

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.17.2014 | Canada Living

It's that time of the month again. You know, when your period odour attracts the likes of sharks, and when you have sleep on your side every few hours...

13 Stupid Ways To Describe A Woman's Period

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 04.08.2014 | Canada Living

It's the word that no woman likes to say out loud, but we're broadcasting it loud and clear: It's called your period. That said, the term is still con...

G Day: A Modern Rite of Passage for Girls

Madeleine Shaw and Suzanne Siemens | Posted 05.12.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Madeleine Shaw and Suzanne Siemens

As an adolescent girl, I was awed by the notion of becoming an adult woman. Like Margaret in Judy Blume's classic coming of age novel, "Are You There, God? It's Me, Margaret," I was obsessed with all the details, particularly menstruation, and on a semi-conscious level hoped that there would be some sort of fanfare when the momentous time came.

9 Things Every Woman Should Know About Menstruation

Anea Bogue | Posted 11.21.2013 | Canada Living
Anea Bogue

The reality is that our menstrual cycle is extremely powerful and does impact the way we feel from one day to the next. It's also true that we have heightened strengths during every phase of our cycle. Unfortunately, most of us don't know about the intricacies of our cycle and how to really capitalize on these strengths because from the time we hit puberty we're given very little information about it. Why?

The Weirdest Periods Myths We've Ever Heard

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.12.2012 | Canada Living

Ladies, beware: somehow, the scent of our periods can attract the likes of bears, sharks and dogs. It sounds like a horror movie waiting to happen...

Stop Blaming The Period — PMS Could Be A Myth

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.18.2012 | Canada Living

Women may be cheery one minute and angry the next — but whatever mood they're in, you officially can't blame their periods. Premenstrual syndrom...

The Time of The Month To Spend: How Menstrual Cycle Affects Consumer Behaviour

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.06.2012 | Canada Style

When it's that time of the month, we females want nothing more than to cuddle up in our snuggie, eat loads of chocolate ice cream, watch the chickiest...