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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…

What is self care?

What is self-care?

Kate and Leora discuss ‘What is self-care?’ and why it matters so much for fertility, menstrual and menopause health.   If this has got you interested in charting your cycle, check out our next Love your Belly workshop or you can download a chart by filling in the form on the right-hand side of the Read More…

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The Map of the Menopause

How to become a rooting-tooting, bad-ass, mighty powerful wise woman   The question that I’m most often asked about menopause is “How long?”   “How long will these symptoms last? When will I reach ‘the other side?”    How long is a piece of menopausal string?! The length of time a woman experiences menopausal difficulties varies enormously, anywhere between a year and a decade Read More…