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The Art of Menstrual Cycle Tracking

How Tracking My Cycle Changed Everything!

So, picture this: I’m all about yoga, stretching, and helping parents chill out. I firmly believe that tuning into your body is the secret sauce to a happy life. You know, shifting gears when you need to, taking a breather when it’s time to rest—just going with the flow, literally!

Now, let me spill the beans about something that’s been a game-changer for me for the past five years: tracking my menstrual cycle. Yep, you heard that right! It’s not just about knowing when Aunt Flo is coming to town or when it’s baby-making time. It’s like having a superpower that helps me understand myself better and keep my cool (well, most of the time!).

Here’s the scoop: by keeping tabs on my cycle, I’ve become this ninja at predicting when I’ll be a bit short on patience, when I’ll be ready to tackle my entire to-do list, or when I’ll need to catch some extra Z’s. It’s like having a heads-up from my body about what’s coming my way.

During the first half of my cycle, I’m like a ball of energy! Think of it as my superhero phase. I’m all about seizing the day, whether it’s mastering a killer yoga pose or doing a blitz through the house cleaning. It’s like I’ve got this extra pep in my step, and I’m ready to take on the world.

Then comes the second half, and it’s like my body hits the snooze button. I notice I’m not as patient, and I start craving some me-time. So instead of fighting it, I embrace it. I give myself permission to slow down, maybe do some gentle yoga or just chill out with a good book.

And get this: by tuning into these natural rhythms, I’ve found this sweet spot of balance in my life. It’s like I’ve got this secret playbook that helps me navigate through the ups and downs with a little more grace and a lot less stress.

Plus, when I bring this wisdom into my work with parents, it’s like spreading the love. I see how it helps them tune into their own needs and set a positive example for their kiddos. It’s all about creating this vibe of understanding and self-care in the family.

So, here’s the bottom line: tracking your menstrual cycle isn’t just about periods and ovulation—it’s about embracing your body’s wisdom and living your best life. So let’s raise a glass to riding life’s waves, honoring our bodies, and finding that sweet spot of balance. Cheers to that!

Want to find out more about cycle tracking, calming the nervous system and being a calmer and happier parent? Come and join us inside CALM, we start on 20th May. (or the waitlist for the next round will be open)