Cyclical Living

What the heck is cyclical living?

Lauren has a wicker backpack on with a bunch of flowers sticking out the top. She's overlooking a lake with the moon in the distance.

Cyclical living is the practice of living in tune with your menstrual cycle.

Our menstrual cycles and our hormones are so intertwined and rooted within our bodies that they affect just about everything about us, from our productivity and emotions to our appetite and energy levels. Many of us were never taught this lifestyle, how our bodies actually work or how we can connect with our superpowers and strengths within our natural cycles.

Cyclical living dives into the patterns that arise when you pay attention to your month-to-month activities, emotions and interactions, and guides you through structuring your life around these shifts.

Growing up, I often heard that women were the unpredictable sex. Women have mood swings, PMS, and gross periods… and honestly, I would have agreed with them. I often didn’t feel in control of my own moods, and I struggled with figuring out who I was in association with these varying feelings.

But, FUN FACT, women actually are the more predictable sex. Our hormones do the exact same song and dance every single month. Estrogen rolls in, testosterone spikes around ovulation, then both drop off to leave room for good ol’ progesterone. Isn’t that amazing?!

Me just casually thrilled about cyclical living (seriously, I am this smiley when talking about it).

When you track your menstrual cycle and chart your daily symptoms, you’ll be able to see patterns after about three months. Even women who don’t currently have natural cycles (whether they’re menopausal, pregnant/ breastfeeding or on hormonal birth control) can chart their fluctuating symptoms by using the lunar cycle.

Cyclical living connects with every aspect of our being. I think it’s so freaking cool, don’t you?

xo Lauren

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