Express your feminine energy in inner summer

Today I want to share about my experience with inner summer aka the ovulatory phase. It’s been a while since I shared my experiences with menstrual cycle awareness practice. Part of the reason is that it has become such a habit for me to live this way that I don’t consciously think about it asContinue reading “Express your feminine energy in inner summer”

Masculine vs. feminine energy approach to weight loss

I touched on masculine energy and the over-controller in a previous post about goal setting. If you have read that post, maybe you can relate! Today I want to talk about the masculine vs. feminine energy approach to weight loss. You might also like to read my post about how to practice feminine energy yoga.Continue reading “Masculine vs. feminine energy approach to weight loss”

How to practice fluid feminine energy yoga

Yoga means something different to everyone. There are so many lineages, teaching styles and practices to choose from. One person can have a completely different experience to the next. There is a debate about “modern yoga” and whether it fully reflects the depths of the ancient yoga teachings. But this isn’t what I want toContinue reading “How to practice fluid feminine energy yoga”

Riding the gentle wave of inner spring

This week I have been feeling really good. After a couple of weeks of feeling tired, unmotivated and confused about everything going on in the world, I was able to rest deeply for a few days during my period and I emerged on the other side feeling fresh and ready for life again. I amContinue reading “Riding the gentle wave of inner spring”

How to cope when PMS symptoms hit 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 experienced PMS systems. I’ve been feeling really lethargic and unmotivated, my body aches and even an hour walkContinue reading “How to cope when PMS symptoms hit 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 avoid a terrible pre-menstruum

I’m on day 6 of my cycle and have just come out of a terrible pre-menstruum and challenging bleed. I had a lot going on last month. As well as my day job, I had a deadline to submit a nutrition article to a scientific journal which fell on day 23 of my cycle. SoContinue reading “How to avoid a terrible pre-menstruum”

Was your first period empowering or forgettable?

Do you remember when you got your first period? How did you feel.. empowered? Afraid? Ashamed? Energised? Powerful? Disappointed? Excited? For me it was a pretty forgettable experience. Actually I don’t even remember the exact age although I know I was around 11-12 years old. I couldn’t tell you whether I was at home orContinue reading “Was your first period empowering or forgettable?”