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Managing Periods at Work

Ditch period stress at work! Get simple strategies for feeling great and focusing on crushing those goals, no matter what your cycle throws your way.
February 28, 2024

Okay, let's be real... having your period at work isn't always a party.  But it doesn't have to derail your day or make you feel self-conscious.  With a little prep and the right mindset, you can totally rock your workday, period or not!

Your Period Survival Kit

  • The Essentials: Pads, tampons, liners – whatever you prefer, keep 'em stocked. A little stash in your desk or bag = peace of mind.
  • Pain Relief Backup: Got cramps? Check your company's rules, but having some ibuprofen or Midol on hand can be a lifesaver.
  • Comfy Changes: Spare undies or a comfy travel-sized deodorant can make you feel fresh, especially on heavier days.

Mastering Your Workday Flow

  • Bathroom Break BFF: Don't wait till you're desperate! Regular potty breaks let you change things up, freshen up, and reduce stress.
  • Hydration Hero: Water is your sidekick against cramps and bloating. Keep a cute bottle on your desk and sip away.
  • Move It (If You Feel Like It): Gentle stretches or a quick walk around the block can ease aches and boost your mood. But no pressure if you're feeling blah!

Bonus Confidence Boosters

  • Own It: Remember, periods are NORMAL. The less you stress, the smoother things will go.
  • Dress for Success: Comfy pants, a flowy skirt... wear what makes YOU feel confident, even if it's not your usual power outfit.
  • Chat with Your Doc: If your period is seriously messing with your work life, don't suffer in silence! Your doctor might have solutions.

You Got This!

Periods shouldn't stop you from crushing it at work.  By being prepared, listening to your body, and having a positive mindset, you can stay focused, feel your best, and own your workday – every day of the month!