FFP 348 | Self Care Down There | Taq Bhandal
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Taq, ਤਕਦੀਰ ਕੌਰ Taqdir Kaur Bhandal, is the CEO of @imwithperiods. She runs her small business & think tank and spends her days doing research and teaching at the University of BC. She also gets to nerd out with fellow scholars as a member of the Society for Menstrual Cycle Research. When she’s not engaging in period research & writing of some kind, she spends her days trying to follow the rays of the sun with her dog. She’s trained as a human developmental biologist, health policy analyst, and herbalist. She is now physically based in Halifax, Nova Scotia on Mi’kmaw Territories after spending many years living in Vancouver. She is passionate about nachos & nach (dance)!

In today’s episode, we talk all about self care, and why it’s essential to maintaining healthy menstrual cycles!

Today’s episode is sponsored by the Fertility Awareness Mastery Mentorship Program!  We start the first week of March! For details and to apply now Click here to register now!

Topics discussed in today's episode:
  • Taq’s background and what prompted her to write Self Care Down There
  • Inspired her to focus on this area of female self-care
  • What is the overarching message of the book?
  • How did FAM effect Taq’s understanding of self-care and how it changed Taq’s way of taking care of herself?
  • How being aware of emotional and energetic changes in your body can help cope with the shifts that happen in your cycle
  • What are things we can do and useful information in the book that we may not know
  • Taq’s thoughts on how to overcome challenges that come from outside influences
  • How pop culture has affected how sex is portrayed and how we relate to each other sexually
  • Taq and Lisa’s thoughts on sexual abuse and consent
Connect with Taqdir Kaur Bhandal :

You can connect Taq on her Facebook, Instagram, Email and website.

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Music Credit: Intro/Outro music Produced by J-Gantic

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