Community Periods

What I would say to my 15-year-old self about irregular periods

September 22, 2020
What I would say to my 15-year-old self about irregular periods

My 15-year-old self was easily annoyed. Cloudy days, sugarless coffee, noisy neighbourhoods, extended classes, and irregular periods – anything was enough to ruffle her mind. She was especially concerned if she felt blood trickling down her legs just when she was about to get up on stage for a dance performance. My 15-year-old self was not prepared to handle such situations and she either knew too little or was too careless. I would go with both. I would also tell…

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How I talked to my son about sex
Motherhood Sexual Health

How I talked to my son about sex

Growing up in a society which imparts valuable knowledge but restrains itself when it comes to sex education, means that most of us had little to no scope of talking to our parents about sex. We have a very high adolescent population whose sexual,…

September 17, 2020
5 signs your mind is telling you take a break
Community Mental Health

5 signs your mind is telling you to take a break

In recent times, we are all leading a stressful life. Our mind is working at an extremely high speed and never switches off. Especially during the Covid-19 pandemic, we don’t end up giving our mind rest. Even while relaxing we are consumed with technology.…

September 10, 2020
From the Nua Desk, with love
Community Work Life

From the Nua Desk, with love

It’s been a few years since the birth of the Nua blog and we are so grateful to you, whether you’re a brand new reader or you’ve been around since day 1. When we choose topics to write about, we’re always thinking about you…

September 1, 2020
To my very first period tracker – my best friend
Community Periods

To my very first period tracker – my best friend

My best friend in school had a habit. She would often wait outside the classroom, and right when the teacher called out my name, she imitated my voice and yelled out, “Present, Ma’am!”. Of course, the teacher always found out and then punished both…

August 20, 2020