It's been a while since I shared my experiences with menstrual cycle awareness practice and 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 as much as I used to. Menstrual cycle awareness is exactly that, living with a … Continue reading Let it shine: Embracing inner summer aka the ovulatory phase
Women often ask me whether it's possible to heal your hormones and get your period back on a vegan diet. In this post I will give my opinion and explain my reasons why. If you haven't read my previous posts on the HA recovery diet and how I got my period back, I'd recommend to … Continue reading Get your period back on a vegan diet – is it possible?
It's been a while since I talked about my favourite topic.. the menstrual cycle aka your period. Specifically why your menstrual cycle 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 but feel free to read on … Continue reading Why your menstrual cycle is a sign of health
Getting to know your menstrual cycle and understanding the menstrual cycle phases 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 … Continue reading Why is understanding the menstrual cycle phases important?
As promised, here is the recipe for the banana oat pancakes I made on the first day of my period. I'm not much of one for complicated recipes so this one is simple and quick. I'm sure you can find many pancake recipes out there but this is one that worked for me. I love … Continue reading Recipes for your period: Banana oat pancakes
Should you practice yoga during your period? Yes! Practicing yoga can be very supportive for women during menstruation. Yoga can help to relax the body and mind, reducing tension which can cause symptoms such as intense cramps, lower back pain and headaches during your period. However, I recommend taking a break from exercise for a … Continue reading Yoga for during your period / Yoga for period cramps
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 rest … Continue reading Stress and the menstrual cycle: Self-care tips for the menstrual phase
Can exercise delay periods? | The short answer is yes! Exercise is one of the factors which can lead to delayed or missing periods aka Hypothalamic Amenorrhea. In particular too much exercise or too high intensity exercise. If your body perceives your exercise as a stress or if you aren't eating enough to fuel your … Continue reading Can exercise delay periods? 5 ways exercise can slow HA recovery
If you are here, you are likely wondering why your period has gone missing. You aren't pregnant, you don't have any health issues that you know of. Nevertheless, your period has been missing for months or even years. Perhaps I can offer you an answer. In this article I explain a condition called Hypothalamic Amenorrhea, … Continue reading Hypothalamic Amenorrhea, the cause of your missing period?
I shared a story a while ago about my experience with Hypothalamic Amenorrhea (HA) and how I got my period back (see my posts here). But I finally decided to make a video about this topic as I realised just how important it is to spread this message. I don't know whether it is just … Continue reading How I got my period back after 8 years of HA