Some thoughts on that Natural Cycles article & 2 questions I always get asked

Earlier this week, The Guardian published an article about reported unwanted pregnancies from people who have used app Natural Cycles. If you used to read my blog, Cattitude & Co.,  you will know I have written about this before. For those of you who are not familiar with it, Natural Cycles is essentially a digital version of the Fertility Awareness Method (FAM). Which – whether … Continue reading Some thoughts on that Natural Cycles article & 2 questions I always get asked

How To Write A Good Article About Vaginal Health

As somebody who has spent a lot of time writing about vaginas and has one too, I’ve seen my fair share of terrible articles surrounding vaginal health. Whether they’re riddled with inaccuracies or jam-packed with dodgy product recommendations, I’m sick of seeing them – looking at you, Teen Vogue.  Should you ever find yourself writing about the wonders of the vagina, here are some foolproof suggestions … Continue reading How To Write A Good Article About Vaginal Health

The Self Care Discourse Is Annoying AF

Lately, I’ve seen a countless amount of pretentious threads and tweets discussing what counts as a ‘valid’ form of self care. When it comes to things like this I fail to see a need for such a lengthy discussion. Self care is something people do to make themselves feel better. It’s a personal thing, why do we need to comment on it?

I think I’m finally starting to understand why people are so vocal about their distain towards social media. Although I don’t quite agree that it’s ruining people’s childhoods or whatever, the thousands of negative voices that are amplified are becoming increasingly overwhelming.

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A 2018 Mood

Whenever a year comes to an end, I get super reflective & annoyingly pensive. The Cancer is me is very much in her feelings around this time.

It was after Christmas 2017 that I started to feel like something was missing creatively; I think it was all the end of the year posts I was seeing. Lots of people on my timeline were celebrating some amazing achievements through list-form. I wanted to join in but felt I couldn’t. 2017 was a testing year to say the least. There’s too much to write on it, let’s just say I’m glad to still be here.

Since I never got to write a farewell post or round-up of sorts, here are some goals, ideas, words/phrases or just things I want to do more of in 2018.

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