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Productivity and Periods: How to Use Your Monthly Cycle to Get More Done

Productivity and Periods: How to Use Your Monthly Cycle to Get More Done

Did you know your menstrual cycle holds the key to unlock your energy and productivity superpowers? This might sound kind of out there for some of you, but hear me out.

The hormones of your cycle affect more than just your period. They influence everything from your energy levels to your cognitive state, your nutritional needs, your sex drive, even your weight and the look of your skin.

Unfortunately, many of us are never taught how to unlock the potential in our cycles.

Back to School - Even for Grown Ups

I don’t know about anyone else but I can feel the energy starting to shift. For me, this feels like a period of creativity and new beginnings, even as we will start to see nature preparing for the deep sleep of winter. I've been thinking about what I want to create over the next few months and how I want to do that. Because where your attention goes, the energy flows and results show.

Stress Can Be Good For Us

Stress Can Be Good For Us

Kelly McGonigal’s TED Talk has had more than 10 million views. I love her perspective on the benefits of stress and how we can make friends with stress — it certainly doesn’t seem to be going anywhere fast.

You can watch the full talk here but here are some of my takeaways, plus a couple of other ideas about the positive role stress can play in our lives. This type of stress is often referred to as eustress (as opposed to distress — the bad kind) — I say often, I only came across the word while researching this post.