Stress and the menstrual cycle: Self-care tips for the menstrual phase

Today is the first day of my period and day 1 of a new menstrual cycle – yay! I love the menstrual phase or “inner winter”, not only because it brings a relief of the tension of the pre-menstrual phase but because it is the time of the month when I honour myself with restContinue reading “Stress and the menstrual cycle: Self-care tips for the menstrual phase”

Emotions in motion (when PMS hits hard!)

As I am writing this, I am on cycle day 33 and expecting to start my period any day. I can feel it coming in my physical, mental and emotional body. The last few days I have been feeling really lethargic and unmotivated, my body aches and even an hour walk left me in needContinue reading “Emotions in motion (when PMS hits hard!)”

The pre-menstrual diet for better mood and energy

What to eat during the pre-menstrual phase to support your body, balance your hormones and minimise PMS symptoms

How to manage tough pre-menstrual syndrome during lockdown

During the COVID19 lockdowns, managing pre-menstrual syndrome has been tough! I thought it would be mid-cycle that would be difficult as this is the time when I am much more motivated to be out there doing things and meeting people. But I tend to crave a lot of time alone during the pre-menstrual phase andContinue reading “How to manage tough pre-menstrual syndrome during lockdown”

How to release intense pre-menstrual emotions

Right now I am in my pre-menstrual phase and I have been struggling a lot with difficult emotions. I am feeling unsettled, sad, angry, lost and confused. Luckily because I track my cycle I know that the pre-menstrual phase is the time of the month when things like this are most likely come up. AsContinue reading “How to release intense pre-menstrual emotions”

How to feel awful during the pre-menstrual phase!

I haven’t posted for a while but today is the first day of my period after a hellish pre-menstrual phase. So today I feel inspired to write about how to manage your pre-menstrual phase so that you can avoid this kind of situation. The pre-menstrual phase is also known as the luteal phase or your “innerContinue reading “How to feel awful during the pre-menstrual phase!”