What is the best diet for PCOS?

PCOS which stands for Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome is one of the most common hormonal conditions affecting women. It is thought to affect 1 in 10 women in the UK although many do not show any symptoms. Nutrition can play a key role in managing PCOS symptoms. However there are a lot of arguments about whatContinue reading “What is the best diet for PCOS?”

Powerful Hypothalamic Amenorrhea recovery signs to look out for

It’s been over 5 years since I recovered my natural cycles after 8 years of missing periods aka Hypothalamic Amenorrhea (I explained what that is in this post). I remember feeling like I was doing all the right things to recover and just waiting for my period to return. It can be a long waitContinue reading “Powerful Hypothalamic Amenorrhea recovery signs to look out for”

How to reduce overwhelm and fatigue with restorative yoga

This weekend I have really been feeling the dark moon energy. I know many of my female friends have been too. Last night I taught a restorative yoga for the dark moon phase class. I practiced the sequence myself as I was planning the lesson and it was exactly what I needed to ground myselfContinue reading “How to reduce overwhelm and fatigue with restorative yoga”

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”

How to get your period back on a vegan diet

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 toContinue reading “How to get your period back on a vegan diet”

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?”

Recipes for your period: Banana oat pancakes

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 loveContinue reading “Recipes for your period: Banana oat pancakes”

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”