Em Rusciano | Permission To Do Less When You Have Your Period

Explosive and heavy. That’s how comedian and podcaster Em Rusciano describes her period. But the thing that annoys her the most about it is that she didn’t feel like she had control of it until her mid-30s. Now, she tries to work with her cycle. She knows it isn’t something you just “plug up and go” and rather she gives herself permission to do less when it is “explosive and heavy”.

In this episode, the Boody ambassador makes the case for talking about our periods more, her experience of diagnosed with ADHD and autism in her 40s, and why she’s unlearning the shame around both.


This podcast was hosted and produced by WH editor-in-chief Lizza Gebilagin.

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