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Why Travelling On Your Period Doesn’t Have To Be A Drama

Period dramas are supposed to be all about tight corsetry and romantic whimsy, not silent cursing over those telltale cramps on your precious...

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Finding A Balance When Your Monthly Beast Arrives

Fear not PP Squad, our monthly, much-needed chocolate fix isn’t going anywhere – but we definitely don’t always have to scoff all the...

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Bubbles are best – why it’s good to raise a toast this NYE!

It’s New Year’s Eve so it’s time to raise a glass of bubbly and see in 2015. We’re sure that you don’t...


How to survive Christmas on your period

It’s the gift that keeps on giving. Your period doesn’t care if it’s Christmas Day – it just arrives as usual, spreading...


Festive treats that will keep you feeling merry all year long

While some Christmas food probably isn’t the healthiest – yes, we’re looking at you roast potatoes and chocolate Yule log – other festive...

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10 reasons – except pregnancy – for a late period

We’ve all been there… Wondered just exactly where our period has gone to and and wondered if possibly, even though the chances...


5 reasons crying is good for you

While some women never experience the highs and lows that is PMS, for some of us monthly tears are just a thing. It...

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The rather enjoyable secret to busting period pain

No-one enjoys getting period cramps, however, there is quite a fun way to get rid of the pain – and it’s free!...

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The dangers of skinny jeans

Thanks to the likes of Kate Moss and Jessica Alba, skinny jeans are a staple of most modern women’s wardrobes. While they...

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A chocolate bar a day could keep the doctor away

We’re already converted to the powers of chocolate, especially how a chunk or two of dark chocolate is good for your health –...

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6 things that happen to you During Ovulation

Ovulation normally takes place about 12-14 days before your period starts. During this time, you body releases an egg so it’s a super important time...

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6 ways to help improve your cellulite

The sun is shining and it really feels like spring is in the air, which always gets us to thinking about baring...

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How to kick your salt cravings

Every women has a different pre-period craving, but for many the devil is salt! Even though salt tastes darn good, it doesn’t...

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12 things you’ve definitely done while on your period

Guilty of any of these during your period week? We certainly are… 1. Bought the ingredients for a leafy stir-fry on the...

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5 ways to eat less sugar

A recent report has found that girls who drink more than one sugary drink a day are likely to start having their...

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How to stick to your New Year resolutions

With statistics showing that most people give up their resolutions about now, we thought we’d give you some inspiration to help you...

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Open the champers – here’s why bubbles are best…

It’s New Year’s Eve so it’s time to raise a glass of bubbly and see in 2015. We’re sure that you don’t...

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How to survive the festive season on your period

It’s the gift that keeps on giving. Your period doesn’t care if it’s Christmas Day – it just arrives as usual, spreading...

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Can your period by the reason you have a cold – again?

Ovulation could be the culprit when it comes to getting the sniffles! Studies have shown that during ovulation, when an egg is...

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4 reasons to be kind today

It’s International Kindness Day today, which encourages us all to be kinder to one another. However, even though you might be doing...

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Could a vitamin K injection help period cramps?

Research has shown an injection of vitamin K could help reduce period pains. For many years, injecting vitamin K in a specific acupuncture...

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Stress can stop your periods – here’s how!

Did you know that stress is one of the major reasons behind missed periods? Stress can cause many physical effects such as headaches,...

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6 instagrammers to follow today

If you’re anything like us you’re a tiny bit addicted to Instagram. These are the people filling up our daily feed. @dailydoseofkittens...

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How to avoid the office lergy

As cold season sets in, we take a look at the best way to keep healthy and germ-free. A new study has...

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6 reasons to be happy you’ve got your period

Many of us are guilty of moaning about our time of the month, but here are 6 reasons why you should actually...

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Happiness is… talking to a stranger

If you’re having an off day – or suffering from period-induced grumps – why not chat to a stranger? Modern-day commuting etiquette...

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The real reason you’re craving chocolate

What’s your PMS craving? Well whether it’s chocolate or a big packet of crisps, your craving might be more than just a...

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How to stay calm: 7 tips for instant calm

Whether it’s someone pushing in front of you in a queue or the kids leaving wet towels all over the bathroom again,...

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Release your inner child – and relieve stress at the same time!

Remember when you were little and you played every single day? It was fun wasn’t it? Then you grew up and the...

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Satisfy your PMS cravings without piling on the pounds

We recently asked you to share your PMS cravings with us on our Facebook page. Unsurprisingly, chocolate came out tops but other...

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A kiss a day keeps the doctor – and dentist – away!

International Kissing Day, which happened this weekend, actually began here in Blighty, but has now been adopted worldwide. Apart from kissing being...

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Is Chocolate Good for You? 7 Health Benefits of Chocolate

It’s almost Easter, so what better reason than to tuck into a family-sized bar of chocolate today? After all it is practically...