One of the most common things we say to comfort a friend is, "I know how you feel"...but have you ever considered the effects of this seemingly innocent response?
The little girl inside us can bring us both joy and frustration. Healing her is healing yourself, making life sweeter (and less ridiculous...who wants to be controlled by a 5-year old?).
I used to experience debilitating PMDD (premenstrual dysphoric disorder). This is a simple mindfulness exercise that helps me feel more calm and stable each month. I hope it helps you, too.
These taste like something you would treat yourself to at a cafe, but you might be surprised by the wholesome and nourishing ingredients of these babies!
Until a few years ago, I didn't know that what I ate in the lead-up to, and especially during, my period really affected the intensity of my cramps. Let me share what I find helps minimise the pain.
It's hard enough to deal with your own emotions when you have PMDD, but adding your significant other to the mix can make it even more difficult. Here are some lessons I've learned and am still learning!
My PMDD (pre-menstrual dysphoric disorder) was debilitating. After making some changes to my lifestyle, my symptoms have reduced dramatically. Here's what I did to ease my symptoms.