Is PMS a Condition or a Symptom of unresolved issues within our self? This is a question I have been thinking about for a long time. I’m guessing that if you were to ask a number of people this question, then you would receive many conflicting answers, probably due to factors such as: The intensity … Continue reading PMS – Prioritise Mental Stability
Did you know that stimulation has the potential to heighten your thoughts, feelings and emotions in either a positive or negative way? depending on your mood when the stimulation takes place. For example, if you experience a form of stimulation when you are happy then you will probably notice an increase in your level of … Continue reading P.M.S (Please.Minimise.Stimulants)
The more you hide your feelings, the more they show. The more you deny your feelings, the more they grow. ~Unknown If you suffer with one or more of the psychological symptoms associated with PMS e.g. irritability, mood swings, depression….. The above quote must ring true; I know it certainly does with me! For some … Continue reading Conquer PMS: Honesty with yourself and others
PMS stands for (Premenstrual syndrome), but did you know that a syndrome is a collection of symptoms associated to a single cause which in this case is premenstration. In addition, PMS is sometimes referred to as PMT (Premenstrual Tension) but this is actually incorrect as tension is one of the many symptoms associated with PMS. PMS … Continue reading Common PMS Symptoms – What are yours?
A book I highly recommend is Self-Compassion by Kristin Neff: http://www.self-compassion.org/self-compassion-the-book/about-the-book.html http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IvtZBUSplr4 Self-Compassion is not a skill natural to most people, as we tend to be better at negative self talk. If Self-Compassion is low or non-existent then getting through any difficult times of the month can be very challenging, but by introducing self-compassion then those … Continue reading A Great Book – Self Compassion by Kristin Neff
One key factor in winning the battle with PMS is building awareness, this means when a symptom develops such as: Irritability Depression Mood Swings Anxiety You can actually notice the arrival and departure of that symptom.... meaning that you can actually learn to take control of the condition rather than letting the condition control you!