Hormone Horoscope for Monday, July 6, 2015
Which week are you on in your monthly cycle? CLICK a week below to read your Hormone Horoscope:
> WEEK ONE: Day 1 (first day of period) to Day 7
Estrogen rises: As each day goes by in your Week 1, you may get more fired up about finding a solution to a problem no one's been able to help you with. For instance, you may do your own research into a health condition you're experiencing, check out DIY tutorials for fixing a leak or figure out how you can start your own business with limited funds. You can thank rising estrogen for the motivation to solve things on your own. As the level of this hormone rises and rises, it makes you more resourceful and optimistic, which makes you feel like you really can find the fix you're looking for.
> WEEK TWO: Day 8 to Day 14 or ovulation (how to tell if you're ovulating)
Estrogen and testosterone rise till they peak: Your high hormones are making you crave action, adventure and drama. This could come across with the activities you choose (say, picking a high-tension movie to watch or going to a midnight rollerskating party), the way you conduct a meeting (opting to shake things up with a new idea or group brainstorming technique) or what you do in your personal life (for instance, flirting with someone new or finally standing up to an annoying frenemy).
> WEEK THREE: Begins day after ovulation and lasts 8 days
Progesterone rises; estrogen and testosterone drop for half the week, then estrogen rises again: Unlike Week 3 gals, you're likely going to embrace what's predictable and routine, such as going to the same coffee shop for the same drink you've had a millions times before or watching a rerun you've seen so often you can recite the lines by heart. That's because rising progesterone and lower levels of estrogen make you prefer what's safe and comfortable.
> WEEK FOUR: Final 6 days of your cycle (Day 23 to 28 in a 28-day cycle)
Estrogen and progesterone plunge: You may not be looking forward to a social engagement you've got to attend, say, a party, networking event or book group. That's probably because plunging estrogen is making you anticipate the super-lame parts that could possibly happen--like an annoying idiot who talks your ear off and just won't take a hint to go away or the way you have to fight traffic to get there--helping you talk yourself out of going. However, if you can override that negative premenstrual tendency and instead think about the good stuff that could possibly happen--like meeting someone new who can help you with your business or is the one other person on Earth who shares your undying love of polka music--then you may just talk yourself back into going...and even have a good time.

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