The weeks of your cycle when you’re a “mind reader”

/The weeks of your cycle when you’re a “mind reader”

The weeks of your cycle when you’re a “mind reader”

My HormonologyIf you think someone looks glum, stressed, fearful or is hiding a big secret, take a look at your menstrual calendar. If you’re in Week 1 or Week 2 of your cycle, chances are, your hunch about what the person is feeling is spot-on. According to research in the journal Psychoneuroendocrinology, you’re far better at picking up subtle cues about someone’s emotional state during the first half of your cycle thanks to rising estrogen, which makes a certain emotion-processing part of the brain–the amygdala–function better.

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By | 2017-04-22T08:52:59+00:00 May 16th, 2015|hormonology tip, Week 1, Week 2|0 Comments

About the Author:

Gabrielle Lichterman, founder of Hormonology® and a longtime women’s health journalist, pioneered the growing movement among women to live in sync with their menstrual cycles and know more about all the ways their hormones impact their moods, health and behavior. This movement was launched in 2005 with Gabrielle’s groundbreaking book, 28 Days: What Your Cycle Reveals about Your Love Life, Moods and Potential, and her creation of Hormonology®. She offers a variety of tools–including her popular free Hormone Horoscope® app, eBooks, infographics, videos and tips–to share vital information about hormones.

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