In this series we will spotlight different members of the Scarlet community to learn how they manage their period and whole cycle.
Georgia Grace knows a thing or two about sex. As a certified sex coach her mission is to inform and empower people to enjoy their body (and others).
She also knows a thing or two about self-care and how to practise a hormone loving lifestyle.
For this edition of #MyCycleRoutine we caught up with Georgia to swap hot tips. Here she shares her period hacks, the app she uses (religiously) to track her cycle and why an orgasm is the best form of pain relief.
Name: Georgia Grace
Occupation: Certified Australian Sex Coach
Location: Gadigal Land, Eora Nation (“Sydney”)
Yes, I do! I was so overwhelmed by everything I was feeling and thinking
Each month is geared around my period routine - I know when I’m most likely to be energised, turned on, creative, tender, exhausted. I practice a hormone loving lifestyle so my symptoms aren’t too intense (unless I’ve had a stressful or hectic few weeks - then I certainly feel that in my cycle). I know it's coming because I track it religiously but I can feel the embodied shift - and I listen to my body when that happens. I use a cup and tampons. When I’m bleeding I go really slow, take naps, drink tea, ask for hugs and make sure I don’t over commit. Oh and loco love chocolate on repeat.
Meditation, yoga, breathwork, self pleasure and rest
It does - so I take a nap and try not to schedule anything too intense on the days I feel tender
REST! SLEEP! My best hack is an orgasm - whenever I'm in pain or lacking motivation, and orgasm feels like a reboot to the system.
My period described in 3-words… a tender, exhausting relief
I know my period is coming when…. I’m exhausted, my boobs double in size and all i want to do is sleep
On day 1 you can find me... In bed
When you’re feeling down my advice is to… masturbate
My wise-ass advice on dating… always date yourself
Words to live by… well behaved people rarely make history
The Podcast I recommend you save and listen to… Clementine Ford’s Big Sister Hotline
Dealing with your period for the first time… Speak with someone you trust and feel safe with, take a nap, drink lots of water, eat something yummy and get your hands on a hot water bottle. You’ve got this honey!
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