50 things you need to know about periods, by Claire Baker
Illustrated throughout, this gem is packed with straightforward science, cycle-syncing suggestions and relatable real life advice that encourages you to experiment with a whole new way of living and bleeding. Simple, empowering, and the perfect gift to remind someone you love – or yourself – to join the menstruation conversation, see it as the superpower it can be and #AdoreYourCycle.
Suitable for tweens and up.
Life is full of valuable lessons and it’s time to talk about periods because society doesn't celebrate the menstrual cycle. The truth is that it can be bloody hard living in a body that bleeds once a month. Talking to someone can help and some of the lessons Claire Baker has learnt along the way may just come in handy. Everything you need to know to live in sync with your menstrual cycle.
We're taught not to discuss periods in public. Society doesn’t celebrate the menstrual cycle. Instead we say it's 'that time of the month' when 'Aunt Flo is visiting' and we've 'got the painters in'. But the truth is that it can be bloody hard living in a body that bleeds once a month. Have you ever stuffed a tampon up your sleeve on your way to the office bathroom? Avoided eye contact with the cashier as you paid for your sanitary pads? Felt overwhelmed, exhausted and annoyed by your hormones? Well, you are not alone. It's time we started speaking up about our menstrual cycles, and now everyone's friendly neighbourhood period coach, Claire Baker, is here to start the conversation!
Taking you through her 50 best pieces of advice, Claire explains the ‘four seasons’ of our menstrual cycle and how they vary hormonally to affect everything from mood, motivation and memory, to energy levels, confidence, focus and stress. You’ll learn how to chart your cycle to identify your unique superpowers in each hormonal phase, the tools you need to work with your body rather than pushing against it, and that you’re not crazy: it’s completely natural to feel different from week-to-week.
Published: May 2020
Publisher: Pavillion GB
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Claire Baker is an Australian women's coach based in London. Focusing on the intersection of life coaching and menstrual cycle awareness, Claire facilitates 1:1 sessions, educational online courses and inspiring workshops and retreats. Known for her playful honesty and ability to 'make periods fun', Claire teaches women how to sync their lives with their menstrual cycle, believing that this approach is the 'missing key' in women's wellbeing. Her work empowers women to embrace their natural rhythm, claim their self-authority and transform their creative, emotional, sexual, and spiritual self.
IS THIS A GIFT?
If you'd like to send a lil' message of love or best wishes to the lucky recipient of this book (and any other items you might like to add), just leave a note at the checkout and we'll write and include a card on your behalf.
If you'd like this order to be sent directly to your pal, please be sure to include their delivery address in the 'Ship to' field.
SHIPPING & DELIVERY
FREE regular shipping (3 - 5 business days) on orders over $40. Express shipping (1 - 3 business days) is available for an additional $10.
Orders under $40 incur a $6 flat rate shipping charge for regular post, or $15 for express post.
All orders are shipped via Australia Post eParcel on the same or following business day (except for public holidays and weekends).
Rest of the world
Shipping charges and timings calculated at checkout (these will vary by country and do not include duties and taxes. Contact your local customs office for more info).
Please note that all parcels are sent with 'authority to leave', which means that if you are not home and there is a safe spot to leave your parcel, the postie will do so. Once you're parcel has been shipped, we'll send you tracking details. Delivery timings provided are an estimate only and may vary depending on location. Please see SHIPPING FAQs for more.