All tagged endometriosis

Self-love Inspiration for When You Feel At War with Your Body

When living with endometriosis has got you dealing with bloating, inflammation, hormonal skin, tired eyes, pain and a body that can feel like it's struggling all the time, it's hard. There's no doubt about it. Some days it's really tough to shift these feelings, so this week I've written about my favourite brands and accounts for self-love inspiration for when you feel at war with your body. You can read the full column here on Endometriosis News.

How Can We Love Our Bodies More, Even With Endometriosis?

I know how hard it is to love our bodies when we experience so much pain through it. It's all well and good saying we need to love ourselves more, but how do we even start on that journey, when we feel so much detachment or even hatred towards it? So this week, to celebrate Valentine's Day, I've written about how we can love our bodies more, even with endometriosis, over on Endometriosis News.

Managing Endometriosis with The Endo Toolkit Online Program by Jessica Murnane

Jessica Murnane has launched Know Your Endo, a comprehensive, simple and concrete platform for endometriosis awareness, education and support. Alongside that, she's running The Endo Toolkit online program, which supports anyone with endometriosis to learn about their disease and the best ways to manage it for them. There's expert advice, live sessions and a community page.

Enrolling on a course can sometimes feel like a big commitment, either financially or time wise. So I decided to chat with Jess to give you the low down on her course, so you can decide if it's good for you.

Managing Endometriosis in 2018

I've written a piece for Endometriosis News on how you can spend some time working on your endometriosis experiences of 2017 and how you can move towards how you want to feel in 2018. This takes you through three stages you can use you reflect and set new intentions.

Endometriosis News: Becoming an Endometriosis Advocate in 2018

Last year was a great year for endometriosis in many ways (and menstrual freedom), we saw endometriosis debated in parliament across the UK and Australia, it continued to be covered by the press, and petitions made their way around the globe. If this year, you want to fight the patriarchy/end endometriosis/free the period there, are a number of ways we can change the experience of this disease for generations to come.

Living with Endometriosis: The Homeless Period

Living with endometriosis is challenging, even with a roof over your head, but how must it feel to be homeless, have endometriosis and not have any access to sanitary producst?

The government provide condoms to homeless men in shelters, but not sanitary towels - in fact, razors are more available to homeless men than sanitary products are to women. So the Homeless Period are petitioning for the government to do the same for females and are encouraging people to get involved.

Endometriosis Support: Finding Your Tribe, Part 2

At the beginning of this week I talked about my experiences with friendships when life with endometriosis first began to get difficult - you can read all about that here. Recently, though it's been happening for a while, I've noticed I've started feeling better socially. The most important and noticeable of these changes, is the feeling that I am loved and accepted.

Why Taking a Break is Essential for Your Wellbeing

Managing endometriosis isn't just about knowing when to go to bed and when to take a day of rest, it's about enriching your life with culture and joy, nourishing your soul with new experiences and explorations. In this post I explore the impact that taking a break had on my levels of well being and healing and why taking a break should be prioritised.