PMS and its Impact on Women’s Mental Health

Menstruation, also popularly referred to as periods, chums or ‘Aunt-flow’ is a natural process, which occurs post-puberty every month until menopause. Menstruation provides women with the biological ability to procreate. However, while this process is directly linked with a female’s reproductive abilities, pre and post menstruation can be physiologically and mentally taxing. Prior to one’s […]

Exercises for Pregnant Women (Gym Edition)

Here’s something we know – exercise releases endorphins (aka the body’s ‘happy hormones’), and when you’re pregnant you need all the ‘happy hormones’ you can counter some of the hormonal effects of pregnancy. Exercising when you’re pregnant is a great way to keep you mentally fit and in addition, it may also help prevent gestational […]

Prepare for Your Daughter’s First Period

It’s not every day that your daughter gets her first period. When I think about my period, well it’s a funny story. I was staining underwear after underwear and couldn’t understand what was going on and why each one of them was turning brown. By that point in my life, I already knew about menstruation […]

The Story of a Legend: Rosa Parks

    Even if you haven’t heard of Rosa Parks (shame!), chances are you’ve heard of the Civil Rights Movement. The civil rights movement was a struggle for social justice that took place mainly during the 1950s and 1960s for blacks to gain equal rights under the law in the United States.   Rosa was […]

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