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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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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
5 reasons to try our auto-renewal plan
Community Periods

5 reasons to try auto-repeat plans

Imagine a world where you get everything you need, at the exact moment you need it. Sounds like something out of a movie, doesn’t it? Luckily for us, we live in an age where what was improbable yesterday, has become the latest innovation of…

August 6, 2020
The day I first googled ENDOMETRIOSIS
Community Periods

The day I Googled Endometriosis

While most girls were buying their first Mary-Kate and Ashley novel (yes, I am a 90’s baby) at the age of 10, I bought sanitary napkins. It seems like my body was so excited by teenage novels that it decided to kick start puberty.…

July 14, 2020
All is fair in love and quarantine
Community

All is fair in love and quarantine

My girlfriend and I began dating in December 2019. Our first date was at an East Village themed pub over a few drinks. I loved how easy it was to talk to her and we had good chemistry right off the bat. She’s from…

July 3, 2020