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Today’s Solutions: July 19, 2024

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Viv for your V: championing sustainable periods for menstruators everywhere

Here at The Optimist Daily, we are always excited to feature solutions that elegantly address multiple problems at once. That’s why we were so pleased to interview Katie Diasti, the founder of earth-friendly period care company Viv for your V on our podcast, The Optimist Daily Update. The Read More...

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Sex-specific sports medicine is changing the training game for female athletes

Many aspects of the professional sports world are still quite male-centric, especially when it comes to training and nutrition regimens. As the world of female athletics continues to grow and expand, many athletes and researchers are realizing that the standard methods for male athletes are not Read More...

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Moon days offer menstruating employees a chance to take a break if needed

Kristel de Groot, the 30-year-old Dutch founder of Californian food supplement startup Your Super, came up with the concept for "moon days" when sitting in a boardroom waiting to give a three-hour presentation. On most days she would feel prepared, but at that moment, she was having trouble Read More...

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How brands and non-profits can destigmatize menstruation

Before the pandemic, “period poverty” was already an issue. Over the course of the pandemic, due to job instability and income loss, the problem of period poverty has been exacerbated. A UK-based non-profit that supplies period products to the underprivileged called Bloody Good Period Read More...

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Tracking menstrual cycles can help female athletes reach their full potential

While menstrual cycles have certainly not prevented women from becoming some of the most successful and revered contemporary athletes, many high-level competitors, including the World Cup-winning U.S. Women’s Soccer Team, have begun to break the stigma surrounding menstruation and are Read More...