The beauty ally you wouldn’t expect: the menstrual cycle

The beauty ally you wouldn’t expect: the menstrual cycle

Cyclical skincare is the regular face skin care based on the menstrual cycle. It takes cue from the assumption that hormonal shifts – in particular of oestrogens, progesterone and testosterone – affect several functions of the body, ranging from mood to sleep, from...

A good night’s sleep can cure (almost) anything

A good night’s sleep can cure (almost) anything

Whoever suffers from insomnia, albeit every now and then, knows it: poor sleep can ruin the best of days and sleep quality can greatly affect a large share of our lives. But not everyone knows that good quality sleep can bolster our immune system and its response to...

Holidays and fibromas. Can they go together?

Holidays and fibromas. Can they go together?

Tiredness, painful menstrual cycle with heavy bleeding, pain during sexual intercourses, lower abdomen heaviness, frequent urination and need to evacuate. And, on top of that, a huge emotional load, consisting of embarrassment, frustration and problems in terms of...

When pink is the colour of literature

When pink is the colour of literature

Social change and a change in the condition of women, the requests of several waves of feminism and of many female models that have emerged over the years: if there is a literary genre that can account for all this, it’s the so-called romance literature. Often snubbed...

Revenge porn is a real problem for millions of teenagers

Revenge porn is a real problem for millions of teenagers

A study has revealed that, in Europe, about nine million young girls suffers some sort of cyberviolence before they turn 15. In the United States, it is thought that one person in 25 has been a victim of this form of crime, and the figure is one in three in the UK and...

Job burnout affects seven women in ten: how is it triggered?

Job burnout affects seven women in ten: how is it triggered?

“Job burnout is a syndrome conceptualised as resulting from chronic workplace stress that has not been successfully managed. It is characterised by three dimensions: feelings of energy depletion or exhaustion; increased mental distance from one's job, or feelings of...

There is no Mr. Mom, there are just good fathers

There is no Mr. Mom, there are just good fathers

Stefano Sgambati is a prolific writer and also a father. One of the many fathers who take care of their children with dedication and who share all the joys of parenthood with their partners/spouses. Here is an excerpt of an article he wrote, published on the website...