Menstrual Products that Aren’t Gross

When I was pregnant I found myself in the feminine hygiene aisle at the drugstore, looking for panty liners. I grabbed a box off the shelf and headed to the checkout. Waiting in line I started reading the box and noticed that “fragrance” was listed as one of the ingredients in the liners

Fragrance? WTF is fragrance doing in a panty liner?

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Decoding Nutrition Labels


The most nutritious foods are the ones that don’t come with packaging or labels such as the fresh foods found on the outside perimeter of your grocery store. While I recommend that you avoid the packaged foods that you find in the middle aisles as much as possible, I know that in real life relying on a box or jar can often mean the difference between a home-cooked meal and the drive-through.

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The Best Apps for Period Tracking & Body Literacy

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So now that we’re clear on why you should care about your period even if you’re not trying to get pregnant, it’s time to well, care about your period.

Don’t worry – there’s an app for that. It’s probably no surprise that I have an entire folder of apps labeled “Periods” on my phone. But like pretty much everything in the world, not all apps are created equal. Here are the apps that I recommend for tracking your reproductive health and improving your body literacy.

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My Favourite Meditation Apps

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On a scale of zero to woo-woo there was a time when meditation would have scored off the charts. However scientific research that has emerged in recent years has launched meditation into the mainstream spotlight and for good reason – it has been shown to reduce stress, increase creativity and strengthen relationships. If you’re not yet convinced of the benefits of meditation here are 20 Scientific Reasons to Start Meditating Today.

If you are convinced of the benefits you may be stuck on how to get started. Or maybe you’re like me and you’ve tried to out a few times and have felt the benefits, but feel challenged by keeping up a regular practice. Luckily f you’ve got a SmartPhone meditation is just a double tap away. Here are a few of my favourite apps (and a podcast!) that I’ve been using to work towards a regular meditation practice.

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My Favourite Podcasts

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I love podcasts. I’ve got a long list of must-listens that I download each week and I’m always on the lookout for new and interesting shows to add to my rotation. My favourites leave me feeling uplifted and inspired — in mind and spirit, as well as overall health and wellness. I wanted to share a few of my favourite podcasts with you here; two that will inspire your mind and three to improve your health!

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