This is the second part of these special health tips for women.
The Menstrual Cycle (or ‘Moon Cycle’, as they call it in many cultures) is a time of cleansing, clearing, and quiet. Our culture does not give women the space to really nurture and take proper care of themselves during this time, so women have forgotten the sanctity of this time. It is not always realistic to drop everything… calling in sick to work and shirk our household duties and commitments, but it may be possible to be aware of and to schedule some less ‘busy’ time when you know your cycle is due.
Here are some suggestions of foods and activities that can support a healthy menstrual cycle:
My Challenge to you:Pick 2 of the above items and try them for 4 cycles in a row. Taking the time and being conscious of how you feel, will make a big difference in your menstrual cycle. This can be a time of reflection and quiet, if you can make a small window of space for yourself during these few days. It will set the tone for the rest of your month. You can begin to think of your cycle as a ‘re-start’!