How to Smash Your Smear Test

How to Smash Your Smear Test

We all know that getting our smear test, PAP test, or cervical screening is not a fun social event but an important and potentially life-protecting one. Put simply, a smear test is when a sample of cells are collected from the cervix and are then checked for abnormalities that may be indic...

Canna-what? CBD is 100% Legal – But We Know Why You Might Be Confused

Canna-what? CBD is 100% Legal – But We Know Why You Might Be Confused

While the majority of cannabinoids are still listed as controlled substances under the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (THC being the most famous of these), CBD is an exception. The seemingly grey areas of the law around CBD and other cannabinoids (as well as the overwhelming number of words asso...

How Does CBD Actually Work?

How Does CBD Actually Work?

Cannabidiol, better known as CBD, is the coolest kid on the (wellness) block right now, but there’s still a lot of misconception floating around about what exactly it is, how it works, and whether it’s secretly marijuana sold by a bunch of drug dealers masquerading as crystal-loving yoga t...

Drink it, Rub it, Swallow it: 5 Alternative Pain Relievers for Period Pain

Drink it, Rub it, Swallow it: 5 Alternative Pain Relievers for Period Pain

We’re never gonna tell you how you should be managing your period. The most we’ll do is gently remind you (okay, shout from the rooftops at anyone who will listen) about the dangers of non-organic tampons and share our own experiences of our period pains decreasing in frequency and intensi...

How to Power Through Your (Menstrual) Cycle

How to Power Through Your (Menstrual) Cycle

Contrary to whimsically dancing through a spring meadow, having your period sometimes isn't as glamorous as the ads on TV makes it out to be. To be honest, dancing gayly outdoors is usually not my first impulse when I'm on my period. In fact, for most of my menstruating life, the ...

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