No matter what you think about it, periods are still having their moment. After many hundreds (perhaps thousands?) of years of silence and stigma, we are finally starting to find our tongues to talk about this most taboo of subjects.
Continue reading “Let’s stop demonising periods and start listening instead”
At the Real Period Project our aim has always been to get the period conversation going and, crucially, set periods in their proper place as one part of the whole menstrual cycle. We believe that once periods start being consistently taught in this way, they have a chance to make more sense. Because let’s face it, when seen in isolation, especially to a 10 year old, they can seem a bit unfair.
Continue reading “Let’s make over the “period talk” in primary school”
I’ve had a challenging few weeks.
I’ve taken on some extra jobs recently and have been running on adrenaline a bit too much than is good for me. My body has been showing me it’s not happy.
Today I’ve come to a crashing realisation. I can’t do it all. And I so, so want to.
Continue reading “Why I can’t do it all (but I so want to…)”
Fitting our bodies into modern life…
I don’t know about you, but I haven’t found our modern pace of life conducive to the demands of my menstrual cycle
I have found myself often blaming my body, rather than how we live, on its inability to keep going every day without a break, expecting myself to be Supermum and Wonder Woman without interruption.
Continue reading “It’s understandable not to like your period!”
Sometimes in life you meet just the right person, at just the right time.
My work with girls has come out of my good fortune of meeting several just right people, at perfect times… In this article I’d like to introduce you to some of the influences I am proud to include in my work…
Continue reading “Inspiration”
Welcome to The Real Period Project!
Finally our baby is nearly ready to be born…the incorporation papers will be off in the post next week and soon we’ll be an official CIC!
Continue reading “And we’re off…”