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01/30/2015 - 16:03

If you are confused about fitness and healthy eating, you are not alone! It seems like every week magazines and talk shows have a new “diet miracle food,” or a new way of exercising that contradicts everything you have been taught. After working in the fitness industry for 23 years, I have seen trends come and go. The science and research in the field of exercise and nutrition continues to provide new insight into how our bodies work, and that’s a good thing....

01/16/2015 - 12:56

Yes! You are ready to start creating a healthier you! But you may be thinking, ”If I haven’t been working out regularly, where should I start?” There are a lot of factors to consider when beginning a fitness program. What is your general health? What are your goals? Have you tried to exercise before? If so, how did it turn out?

Let’s pretend that you haven’t been doing anything other than walking for at least a year. First and foremost, you want to build CONSISTENCY. I advise clients to start with: 

01/13/2015 - 14:31

Well here we are at the threshold into the world of female puberty. Even the word, puberty, makes me want to squirm a little.

12/16/2014 - 12:41

We're proud to announce that Project Dignity, our commitment to donate Softcup to underprivileged girls and women, has reached Peace Corps Volunteers in ...

12/15/2014 - 17:04

A recent article in the Huffington Post seems a good place to begin the journey into adolescence.

12/11/2014 - 11:14

Softcup has saved my sanity and given me the ability to be "normal" during that time of the month. I have always had very heavy periods; I would normally go through a super plus tampon in 2 hours or less. Now, with Softcup, I can get hours of worry-free protection.

09/04/2014 - 15:42

To the wonderful people who work for Softcup, 

My name is Sheryl and I would like to thank you for your product. Since puberty I have had a severe allergy to traditional tampons and pads (Tampax, Kotex and so on) that you can purchase in big stores. I would have to purchase all cotton, rayon-free, dye-free famine products from a health food store, which was very expensive.

08/26/2014 - 16:46

Imagine a world where men decide your pay scale, who you marry, and the number of children you have, by restricting your access to contraception. Sadly, women all over the world still face these hurdles.

Today, Women’s Equality Day marks the anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, which granted women the right to vote in the United States.  Women’s Equality Day stands for justice, autonomy and opportunity.

08/11/2014 - 11:10

Let’s time travel back to sex education class in elementary school. We anticipated it with nervous excitement, as the boys and girls were separated into different rooms. Oftentimes, the male teacher taught the boys and the female teacher taught the girls. We didn’t know what was going to be discussed, but we heard rumors about “The Talk.” 

07/17/2014 - 12:22

To the wonderful people who work for Softcup:

My name is Sheryl and I would like to thank you for your product. Since puberty, I have had a severe allergy to traditional tampons and pads that you can purchase in big box stores (Tampax, Kotex and so on). I would have to purchase all cotton rayon-free, dye-free products from a health food store, which was very expensive.

Around my twenties, I developed a sensitivity to the adhesive of the cotton pads. If the adhesive touched my skin, I would develop a severe rash....

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