Nearly 10 per cent of women experience endometriosis worldwide – you’re not alone if you have this disorder! Endometriosis occurs when tissue similar to the lining of the uterus (the endometrium) grows outside the uterine cavity. The tissue growth can form on the ovaries, fallopian tubes, bowel and tissues lining the pelvis. This condition can cause chronic irritation and extreme pain, and infertility. In a … Continue reading Let’s Talk About Endometriosis (En-doe-me-tree-O-sis)
Monthly cycles are a woman’s companion, for 3-4 decades of her life, for better or for worse. Hormonal and mood changes associated with it have been the subject of many anecdotes and tales. Many of us think of our cycles as unproductive times, both work-related as well as spiritually. It doesn’t have to be so. Planning and prioritizing tasks can take the burden off from … Continue reading For Better or For Worse: Understanding Your Normal Period
A few years back, I received a tiny book from a kind neighbour. The miniature piece of literature was no larger than my own child-like hand. Yet, it held some of the most impactful words that would help me through my Tumultuous Twenties. ‘A Simpler Life’ by Helen Exley aims to help the reader reach a more contented life by doing less overthinking and over-analysing, … Continue reading 25+ Simple Sayings That Are Simply Blissful
Blood comes out of my vagina every month and has been since I was really young. That means I have used a lot of pads and tampons. All of which has cost me money and cost my planet. Below are a few period products I have come to love, including a few BONUS Yoga-inspired moves (from my favourite YouTubers) that really help for those uncomfortable … Continue reading Menstrual Products That Are Good For You (And The Environment) | OPINION
The warmth from the sun’s rays pierce through the huge dust-covered windows. It penetrates my soul and shines a comforting glow onto my face. I was a little girl of 6 years old, heading home with my sister in the huge beige Golden Arrow bus. On our drive from Athlone to Hanover Park, I would rest my head against the window, the gentle vibration of … Continue reading #COLLAB: Growing Up Ain’t Like The Movies (it’s more like a bumpy bus ride)
The month of Ramadaan has left the building, but the lessons we learned during the month stay with us – acting as a catalyst for a good year ahead. And as much as I love being optimistic and trying to find the good in things I have come across a more realistic mantra – prepare for the worst, and hope for the best. So while … Continue reading Peace and Love on the Planet Earth – Islamic Affirmations
Ramadaan is a time to rest your body and recharge your spirit. Continue reading #SHADY: If it’s Yellow, Let it Mellow or Make it Glow!
Losing your voice for a man? Girl, no🧜🏼♀️. Continue reading #SHADY:When the Little Mermaid Talked Back🧜🏼♀️