Welcome to Peace of the Whole
This is about periods, and the whole wild world in between them
Peace of the Whole is about working with the rhythms of the menstrual cycle and what it means to be in a cyclical body.
Cyclical bodies are ones that are constantly shifting, periodical bleeding, and have the potential for gestating new creations of all kinds. I have one of those sorts of bodies (with a uterus, ovaries, etc.) and these essays are written from my personal experience as a woman trying to live with her cycle rather than fighting against it. I explore these topics through science, fertility awareness, menstruality, our relationship with the natural world, and more. Here, we talk about the things your mother, grandmother, and/or the culture at large probably told you not to talk about.
These essays are meant to be a respite. Make a cup of your favorite comforting beverage, find a good spot to sit and join me here. I want this space to be a little refuge from the hustle and bustle of social media culture, where much of the content about fertility, menstruation and cycles is far too watered down for my taste. My essays will generally take about ten to fifteen minutes to read and will be published roughly weekly.
I’m glad you’re here.