Oh, we talk a lot of theoretical around here, so today- something practical: tea. One of my favorite things about mid-life hormone balancing and peri-menopause is that many women don’t want to use traditional medicine to reduce their symptoms. They are curious about what herbs can do to help, instead. For the most part, herbs are […]READ ARTICLE
Last week on Facebook my dear friend, Kimberley Jones, talked about realizing how strong she had become over the years. It was strength developed from opening her heart and sharing it with others as a means of supporting them. I think most women can relate to that- our ability to open our hearts to others, to […]READ ARTICLE
Talking with a few women over the last couple of weeks about peri-menopause, the same revelation came up, over and over again. Peri-menopause is terrifying. As much as I believe peri-menopause is a time of amazing clarity and transformation, it can be – yes – terrifying. From the time we start our menstrual cycle, we […]READ ARTICLE
I forget sometimes how important little things can be. Like one little fact: magnesium helps us relax. I was reading up on how to help myself with relaxing at night. My current health goal (besides the Hashimoto’s which is driving me ker-azy!) is to get more and better sleep. I was seriously having trouble relaxing […]READ ARTICLE
We’re talking about flooding today. Not the kind that sent Noah to the ark, but close. Flooding is when there is a large amount of blood, gushes, clots, and sometimes a long, slow bleed during your period. And it can be really frightening if you’ve never experienced it before. Even if you have, or even […]READ ARTICLE
I was messaging with the wicked smart and raw-truth-loving Renee Magnusson on Facebook last week. We were talking about women and anger and boundaries -and how our culture doesn’t really help women develop either of those things. I started talking about how societal beauty standards tear women down and that pushing for weight loss just to meet […]READ ARTICLE
Yeah, we’re talking about this. Perhaps it has not reached you yet (really, I hope it hasn’t). But Gwyneth Paltrow is hyping the benefits of a practice called the vaginal steam bath. This is a practice from Korea, wherein a woman’s naked Pink Parts are treated with steam – often including the herbs mugwort and […]READ ARTICLE
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