Hormonal imbalance symptoms in women

As a Nutritionist and Women’s Wellness Coach, I often work with women who want to balance their hormones. Hormone imbalances are actually very common and there are actually over 50 hormones at work in your body! But what are the hormonal imbalance symptoms in women that you should look out for? 10 hormonal imbalance symptomsContinue reading “Hormonal imbalance symptoms in women”

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”

Why it is important to have regular menstrual cycles

It’s been a while since I talked about my favourite topic.. the menstrual cycle. Specifically why having regular menstrual cycles is important for your overall health and the problems associated with not having a regular period. Any guys out there, maybe this isn’t the article for you. Feel free to read on though and youContinue reading “Why it is important to have regular menstrual cycles”

Why is understanding the menstrual cycle stages important?

Understanding the menstrual cycle stages is not just for women who are trying to get pregnant. It is an amazing way for any woman to connect with her feminine body and develop on a psychological and soul level. Our menstrual cycle is the rhythm of our life, like an under current which is always presentContinue reading “Why is understanding the menstrual cycle stages important?”

How to practice yoga for period cramp relief

In this post I want to share how to practice yoga for period cramp relief. Practicing yoga can be very supportive for women during menstruation. Gentle movement relaxes the body reducing tension which can cause pelvic and lower back pain during your period. However, it’s better to allow your body a break from intense exerciseContinue reading “How to practice yoga for period cramp relief”

Nurturing self care for your period to feel better

Today is the first day of my period and day 1 of a new menstrual cycle. I love the menstrual phase or “inner winter” because it brings a relief of the tension of the pre-menstrual phase. Also because it is the time of the month when I honour myself with rest and self-care. In thisContinue reading “Nurturing self care for your period to feel better”

How to practice yoga inversions with your menstrual cycle

Today I am on day 9 of my menstrual cycle. I finished bleeding on day 5 so I am now into the follicular phase or “inner spring” of my cycle. For the last few days my yoga practice has included lots of inversions. This is an amazing way to rebalance the body after your period.Continue reading “How to practice yoga inversions with your menstrual cycle”

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 reduce stress and balance hormones

We all know by now that stress plays a major role in our overall health. Stress has been linked to diseases such as heart disease, diabetes and most definitely to hormone related conditions such as PCOS and hypothalamic amenorrhea. It is important to reduce stress and calm down your nervous system to heal from anyContinue reading “How to reduce stress and balance hormones”

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!”