Today is National Period Day. It is a celebration and a reminder that we should not be ashamed of our power. It is emblematic of our strength; we maneuver the world despite the normalcy of bleeding for days. Our periods are natural and it is part of the cycle of creating life.
I also recognize that women still face social stigmas, which can be felt more acutely by young women who are still coming to understand their bodies. As a holistic care practitioner, I am mindful of t