Interpersonal skills: Why Teens Need It For A Bright Future

Interpersonal skills…… you’ve probably heard of them. Right?
When you start working or applying for jobs, you’ll find pretty quickly that you need to have them. School might’ve mentioned them too – but you might know them as something else – maybe “Soft” Skills, “Employability” Skills, or even “Transferable” Skills…? Or maybe you’ve never heard of them until now? Then let me explain….

Why You Should Track Your Menstrual Cycle And How To Do It

Did you know that on average, Australian females experience between 450-500 periods in her lifetime, with the average cycle spanning between 21-35 days, and the average bleed lasting between 2-7 days?

Once we begin menstruating (at menarche – pronounced “men-ar-kee”) which occurs anywhere these days between roughly the ages of 8-15, and commonly around ages 12-13, we begin our monthly bleed (menstrual cycle) until we reach menopause which occurs approximately at the age of 50 (although again, this can occur much earlier or later as it is do individual).

After menarche our periods will be irregular for most of our teen years until the rhythm is established and our hormones settle into their natural, beautiful cycle. You might notice that some months you bleed for longer, or more heavily than other times, or that your cycle isn’t the same length each time. This is all ok – everyone’s cycle is different.

The Truth About Sister Circles: Behind the Magic & Mystery

Women have come together to share stories, wisdom, support and encouragement in circle for thousands of years, before slowly our way was lost, eroded, hidden. Modern gatherings might look more like meetings in cafes, to sewing circles and mothers groups. But recently the women’s circle in its original sense has revived, it’s coming back into the mainstream, and now you’ve got the chance to join us at your local monthly circle!