How does stress affect the menstrual cycle?

Many women know intuitively that stress has an impact on their period. But what is stress and how does stress affect the menstrual cycle? We usually associate stress with particular situations, such as losing a loved one, an intense break up or an overwhelming work schedule. But stress can come in many other less obviousContinue reading “How does stress affect the menstrual cycle?”

How can I get my period back quickly and easily?

One of the questions I get asked the most by women is how can I get my period back? I get it, missing periods can be worrying. Even if you are not trying to get pregnant, irregular menstrual cycles are a sign that something is not quite right with your health. It’s always a goodContinue reading “How can I get my period back quickly and easily?”

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?”

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”

Low cortisol causes and how to feel better

High cortisol gets all the limelight because of its reputation as a stress hormone. But when our cortisol levels fall too low or when they are low at the wrong times of day (i.e. in the morning when we need it to wake up) then it can be just as debilitating. Low cortisol causes usContinue reading “Low cortisol causes and how to feel better”

How to lower levels of cortisol to elevate your health

Today’s post is a summary of my recent social media posts on how to lower levels of cortisol through nutrition and yoga. In my nutrition and wellness coaching practice, I help women who are struggling with hormonal imbalances expressing as missing periods, unexplained infertility, PCOS, PMS or hypothyroid symptoms. These are all caused by levelsContinue reading “How to lower levels of cortisol to elevate your health”

Signs of spiritual awakening and personal growth

We have finally reached the final post of the Women’s Wellness Challenge 2022! So far we have covered nourishment of the layers of your being, connection to yourself, others and the world around you and cultivating compassion and wisdom. Today’s final post in the series is about signs of spiritual awakening, personal growth and self-actualisation.Continue reading “Signs of spiritual awakening and personal growth”

Help! How do I find my purpose in life?

how do you find your purpose We are coming to the end of the 2022 Women’s Wellness Challenge. I hope you have taken something helpful as you have followed along with this series. I have enjoyed writing it so much and it has been a learning experience for me too. Today’s topic is especially interestingContinue reading “Help! How do I find my purpose in life?”

How to use gratitude practice for ultimate wellbeing

Welcome back to the Women’s Wellness Challenge! I took a week break due to some personal challenges so we didn’t quite finish in January. But now we are back and ready to take on the fifth and final week of the challenge. Today’s post is about the importance of cultivating the a gratitude practice toContinue reading “How to use gratitude practice for ultimate wellbeing”

Could curiosity be the key to better wellbeing?

As a Women’s Wellness Coach, one of the key tools I learnt in my training was developing my curiosity. This means truly listening to my clients, encouraging them to go beyond the surface and encouraging them to ask the questions of themselves that will give them the solutions they are looking for to resolve theirContinue reading “Could curiosity be the key to better wellbeing?”