Did you know, women, that our bodies are going through a month long cycle with four phases? We all notice the menstrual phase, commonly called the period. During each phase there is a different hormonal make-up in our bodies. This affects our mood, natural energy and mind.From this understanding I’ll help you learn how to feel better on your period. During this phase our bodies need special care, as do our hearts and minds. Most women know this. Yes we can feel in our bodies that this time requires a little extra TLC. In fact, many cultures throughout the world do give the woman extra care during period. Women do not cook or continue with normal daily tasks. They spend time alone or with other women. There are different belief systems around why the women have special “care” during period. As stated by medical anthropologist Eve Agee Ph.D “ ….in societies throughout the world menstruation is considered so positive and sacred that it is commemorated in many beautiful ways……Mossi women in Burkina Faso take time away from their work and caring for their families for the length of every menstrual period to enjoy creative endeavors of their own or visit with friends.”In a photo essay on menstrual huts at the Museum of Menstruation and Women’s Health one photo is accompanied by this explanation “During menstruation women in the mountains of Nepal are regarded as unclean. They’re banished from society and must sleep in exposed, bare huts.” Currently in the USA there are a growing number of women who are regarding their menstruation with reverence. As loving attention does for anything, greater menstrual health and happiness results from these attitudes.Special care is the key to how to feel better on your period.To understand how to feel better on your period let’s look at the menstruation from the Tibetan Medicine perspective. The main action during menstruation is in our lower parts: uterus, cervix and vagina. Many women feel it in their lower back and belly. Our lower part is working during this time. The lower part of the body is the main location of loong, the wind humor. To understand and work with anything going on in this area we need to work with loong.So what is this loong? Loong or wind can be understood through its qualities: light, rough, cool and unstable. When loong becomes high we need the opposite to bring it back to normal: heavy, smooth, warm and stable. Due to all the activity in the lower area during menstruation loong naturally increases.These 5 tips will reveal how to feel better on your period, using the qualities of warmth, smoothness, heaviness and stability. These qualities will always be found when dealing with loong.