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Therapists need self-care too

Therapists need self-care too!

I talk to one of favourite women Hilary Lewin about how therapists need self-care too. Hilary is straight-talking, no holds barred honest, which is why she’s my professional supervisor; she has more than a quarter century of experience as a therapist and Arvigo teacher and as she says herself she’s made all the rookie mistakes. As Read More…

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Changing the Story of Menstruation with Melonie Syrett

Wouldn’t it be bloody awesome if the next generation grew up without menstruation being shrouded in taboos and shame? Melonie Syrett shares with Leora her empowering work with girls. Plus her latest collaboration, taking a whole new story of menstrual education into schools. For therapy, ceremony, and menstrual education work with Melonie, find her website Read More…

positive menopause symptoms

If it hurts – a positive view of menopause symptoms

Cover the ears of your children now; in some corners of the complementary therapy world, there is blame. Inadvertently, well-meaning therapists and coaches can make us feel that our menopause symptoms are there because we haven’t done enough self-development work. We’re not ‘advanced’ enough to be symptom-free, and we could be if only we healed a little Read More…

colour yourself calm - menstrual mandala

Colour yourself calm with our menstrual mandala

A treat for you this week; a menstrual mandala to induce a pleasingly peaceful mind and contemplate the opportunity for renewal that your bleed presents. Your bleed is the natural time to rest, but a little contemplative timeout is a kindness at any time of your cycle. Our mandala features both disposable and renewable menstrual products, have Read More…

Movement and your menstrual cycle

Movement (we’re so ditching the word exercise!) and your menstrual cycle

  Do you feel pushed to stick to the same exercise regime over the course of your cycle? Leora chats with Yoga Teacher and fellow menstrualista Tessa Sanderson, discovering how she brings together yoga and menstruality, and how this has deeply changed her work and her own practice. Plus a whole host of wisdom guiding Read More…

Introvert's guide to kindness

An introverts guide to mentstual cycle awareness

    Dearest introverts! Ever reached the end of a conversation and been hit by the feeling that nothing you’ve said has been heard? As a natural listener, with a leaning towards introversion, there’s only a handful of people with whom I feel comfortable expressing my deepest thoughts and feelings. When the feeling of not Read More…

how cycle awareness supports your business

How Cycle Awareness Supports Your Business

If you are self-employed as a therapist or running a business you’ll want to be more productive. I bet you long for more kindness to yourself too, but how can we honour both needs? This video with Rachael Crow will give you heaps of ideas about how cycle awareness can help you to: Set good boundaries Help Read More…

when you can't get a duvet day

What to do when you can’t get a duvet day

What do you do when you’re deep in your inner winter, either menstruation or menopause, and the world comes knocking with its demands?  When you can’t get a duvet day. Children, bosses and deadlines sneer at our inner winter as totally irrelevant; “We need you now and make it snappy!”   How you respond to Read More…

positive menopause mojo

Creating a positive menopause mojo

One of the universal perimenopausal experiences in our culture is of your world going wonky and the need to know what the hell is going on; the rug’s gone out from under your feet and nothing is making sense anymore. But how can we create a more positive menopause? The map of the menopause, one of our Read More…