"It's Friday" got a little redesign and I'm excited to get back on track with feeding you some time-fillers plus new + good highlights for the week!
1 | Cramps go hand-in-hand with your period, right? "NO," says Alisa from Flo Living. "Your body has twice the capacity for pain relief as for causing period pain!"
Read more about cramps and 4 other period myths you've likely been convinced of HERE.
2 | If you've been hearing/reading a lot about thyroid health lately, there's a reason - it's extremely important. Especially for us women.
In this 3-minute TED Talk, Emma Bryce, explains how the thyroid manages your metabolism.
image via @serenawilliams
3 | "It isn’t easy to be on the world stage and have people comment about your body. “It’s too strong.” “It’s too much.” There’s always criticism about what I wear - when criticism happens, I try to take a moment to appreciate myself."
In this inspiring and empowering interview with TIME, Serena Williams, gets candid about her position as a role model and the double standards she's faced with in her industry.
You can watch and read HERE.
image via Melissa Cassera
4 | Melissa definitely says it best, "Learning is excellent. Never stop learning. But we’ve got to make sure the ratio of learning vs. doing is tipped in favor of doing."
Read HERE about what exactly she means by that and how you can make a shift into doing more.
5 | In this short video, the fabulous, Marie Forleo gives you three very useful tips to avoid or redirect negative thoughts.
NEW + GOOD THIS WEEK!
If you haven't had a chance to check out our guest contributor's "Vegan Reset" journey - catch up HERE.
One of my dear friends and clients finally announced her pregnancy!
image via @chavalah_brothers
We're celebrating our son's first birthday this weekend and I couldn't be more excited!
I hope you guys enjoyed this Friday's content! Please let me know what you would like to see more or less of. I love hearing from you.