Last night my friends Joanne and Alex came over for dinner. We were talking about meditation and how it had changed our lives. I mentioned that one day I’d love to create a meditation center and a moon lodge for women.“What’s a moon lodge?” Alex asked curiously.“A moon lodge is a place where menstruating women can go to meditate, rest, find solitude or bond with other women,” I replied.“Wow. Sounds like a place that men should stay as far away from as possible. We wouldn’t get anywhere near it!” Alex responded with a naughty grin....more
Maybe you’re alone, suffering from PMS and dealing with difficult menstrual issues in painful silence. Maybe you’re well on your way to healing yourself. Or maybe you have awakened to a calling to serve and love those suffering as you once did.No matter where you are on your menstrual journey, know that you’re not alone, and that all of you have something important to offer others.A journey shared is much more meaningful, and much more fun....more
To so many women, PMS seems like an incurable illness. But because it’s not a life or death condition, most simply learn to tolerate it, suffering through it month after month. Don’t you just wish there was a magic pill that could take all the suffering away?If there’s such a magic pill, it is your own mind....more
Someone once said, stress is an inevitable part of life. I think it’s true that no one can go through life without having to deal with stress. And we all have ways to measure the amount of stress in our lives. For me, it’s PMS. When I have PMS symptoms, I know stress has gotten to me.But there’s good stress – which is a natural part of learning and growth; and there’s bad stress – which is the cause of unhappiness and ill-health including premenstrual syndromes....more
Years ago I had a tough time with PMS symptoms – and felt very alone. I had precious few girlfriends that I could really talk to about the pain, discomfort, and emotional stress that came with my PMS, so most of time I had to endure these dark times alone.Since I created CycleHarmony.com, I’ve come in contact with many women from all over the world who also suffer from PMS or PMDD. Interestingly, most of them thought they were fighting this battle alone as well....more
I’m delighted to announce Cycle Harmony’s poll result for last month: “ Have you noticed any improvement on your mood, energy level and PMS symptoms since you began to implement your PMS/PMDD management plan?” 1,069 ladies participated in our poll. Thank you very much for your participation!1,064 ladies (99.5%) have noticed significant improvement.4 ladies (0.4%) have noticed slight improvement....more
I wake up on this drizzly, cool morning and peruse through my usual news/celeb gossip/social networking sites, and I stumble across something interesting. Very interesting indeed. And I am MORE than grateful that I am currently not going through PMS at this moment.