Women’s Health Wearables and Tech that Help with Periods and Pregnancy

It’s no longer enough to track your run or even your heartbeat while you run; what’s monitoring your baby’s heartbeat when you run? Women’s health wearables and tech apps have moved way beyond fitness to focus on pertinent issues like reproductive health, from tracking periods to planning pregnancies, mental health through the monitoring of stress, […]

An Ode to (+ The Benefits of) Body Hair

Hair, body hair everywhere, and a big bush especially there; A thousand come to one’s funeral when murder we dare. While we want luscious locks and a head thick of hair, It soon thins and we’re left dealing with those that make others stare. Can one count the hours spent waxing, tweezing, or shaving? Image […]

The Dark History of the Birth Control Pill

Last week we talked about the importance of respecting your hormones and we’ve shared in the past how the birth control pill can have an effect on hormones and in turn menstruation. As part of our taking #femininetothemax campaign, we thought it would be a good time to delve in to this topic a little […]

5 Signs of Hormonal Imbalance

As an almost-30 year old woman who takes medication for hypothyroidism, poly-cystic ovarian syndrome, depression, hormonal imbalance and insulin regulation, I can tell you that a healthy endocrine system is the key to figuring out your overall health. From websites like WedMD to health apps prescribed by doctors (even period-tracking apps), the resources available to […]

Five Sleep Health Benefits for Women and Menstruation

We don’t have to tell you why sleep is important, but we can tell you that you’re not the only one losing sleep during that time of the month. The National Sleep Foundation found that 23% of women report disrupted sleep in the week before their periods and a full 30% report disrupted sleep during periods. Why? It’s […]

Accessing Femininity Through Kundalini Yoga with Aimee Bello

This past May we celebrated our company’s ninth anniversary, women’s health month and our new offices in Santa Monica with a nod to our 2017 intention and mantra – discovering what it means to be feminine. In so doing, we invited our Chief Flow Rider’s favorite local kundalini yoga teacher, Aimee Bello of Altared Space, […]

The Benefits of Breastfeeding and Cotton Nursing Pads

The debate surrounding the appropriateness of mothers breastfeeding in public highlights how women’s bodies are sites of oppression. It is a literal representation of the gender inequities we still face today. For some reason, a lot of people get really uppity when it comes to discussing breastfeeding and whether it’s ‘appropriate’ in public settings, but the […]

Four Men Standing Up for Women’s Healthcare (+ Rights)

Most successful initiatives for women’s healthcare are lead by or largely involve women, which is partly reflective of the disenfranchisement women face at all levels of society, but also crucial to note, as they are the ones filling the gaps in social services. Perhaps ignorance is partly to blame – having not experienced menstruation firsthand, […]

5 Puberty Conversations Every Girl Should Have with Her Father

No doubt, there are some puberty conversations we never want to have with our parents, much less our fathers (especially as young girls). The idea of talking to Dad about sex and boobs can make you want to squeal, but the influence you have as a daughter over his thinking and behavior, is enormous. And, […]

Gearing Up for Mother’s Day and Menstrual Hygiene Day by Giving

Mothers and menstruation. They are so deeply connected. So are fathers for that matter, as Natalie Berthold, the most amazing family constellation therapist, shared with us not too long ago. We should probably do a follow up post with her about the family constellation connection perspective between moms and menstruation too. In the meantime, we […]