Tag: self care

What Exactly Is A ‘Heavy Flow’?

As a period care company, we get asked often if the reusable period products we make work for a heavy flow. In a word: YES. So what exactly is a ‘heavy flow’? A period is the shedding of the endometrium, which is the lining of the uterus that grows each cycle to support a potential…Read more

You Take Care

To be honest, we didn’t know that “Self Care September” was a thing until this year, but holy moly, what a year to find out! We focused our intention this month on the different ways we can show ourselves love. Self care isn’t indulgent or selfish, it’s a necessary priority. We can’t show up for…Read more

First Periods Chat with Hallie from Lunar Wild

Imagine if your first period were not only prepared for, but celebrated. Imagine if you received not only menstrual products, but a whole range of items dedicated to your education, empowerment, and self-care! Lunar Wild is an amazing company dedicated to making those ideas a reality, with their mindfully curated First Period Gift Box. We…Read more

Postpartum Advice Roundup!

In honor of Mother’s Day, which is just around the corner (seriously, it’s so close we can almost smell the brunch!), here are our favorite postpartum pearls of wisdom from the GladRags community: kerihans After my first, I had PPD/PPA….so I dug a lot more prep work for the postpartum period when I was pregnant with…Read more

10 Ways to Soothe Menstrual Cramps

We polled our Facebook followers to find out their favorite tricks for beating the PMS blues. Here are our top ten picks from their suggestions to keep your period from cramping your style. 1. A naturopath told me to take extra magnesium (a large amount is in very dark chocolate!) 2. Rub lavender essential oil on…Read more

Our Moontime: Reflection + Ritual to Honor our Cycles

Every moon cycle I experience a kind of miracle. My body, which has ached and prepared and grown flush with expectancy, initiates a deep process of renewal. The days I spend bleeding are a vital part of my natural rhythm of rest and rejuvenation, and can be some of the most creative and illuminating days…Read more

Glorious Reminder

Wonder why people assume That blood always means pain? Sometimes, it’s a celebration: I don’t cringe at the sight of red, Nor crawl into a ball and weep When I get my periods… I break into a merry, Merry song, Drink to my very own good health, And dance my way to the bed; It’s…Read more