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April 22, 2023

Period Positivity

with podcast guest

Chella Quint


Chella Quint is a Brooklyn-born, UK-based designer, writer, and performer. She coined the phrase ‘period positive’ in 2006 and founded #periodpositive to use humor and joy to challenge menstrual taboos, and find long-term solutions to period poverty. Chella is a leading expert on menstruation education and the author of Own Your Period for young people and Be Period Positive for adults. She created the Period Positive Pledge as a framework for developing menstruation-inclusive policy and outreach.

In this episode, we talk about period taboos and Chella’s work to break them, the life cycle of your period, cycle charting for young people, what’s normal for periods during the teen years, and so much more!

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  • How a slumber party period accident changed Chella’s life
  • The inspiration behind STAINS™
  • Why menstrual products aren’t enough
  • The problem with the current state of period education
  • The life cycle of a period
  • How Own Your Period and Be Period Positive empower young menstruators
  • What’s normal for menstrual cycles during the teen years
  • Why you should start tracking your cycle
  • What to look for in a cycle tracking app for teens


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Bonuses include: Fix Your Period workbook to use alongside the actual book
Period Toolkit that includes a series of ebooks on vaginal steaming, how to use CBD for your menstrual cycle problems, seed cycling, how to use castor oil packs to support your period and fertility, and how to live in harmony with your cycle

You shouldn’t live in fear that you’ll be dealing with hellish symptoms forever. Suffering does not have to be a mandatory part of your journey – you have the power to bring about big change for yourself and begin a new chapter in your period story.

Take the quiz to unveil the real cause of your symptoms and start your journey toward periods that are “no big deal.”

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