Drawing towards Clarity – how to make charting simple

Looking back, I’ve probably been in some kind of menopause process for the last 10 years or so, since the time my daughter was 3. I’ve been charting my cycle or whatever the hell was going on, for most of that period to give me some sort of grounding in the craziness. Dear women, it Read More…

Grace in Winter

The outer seasons are such a beautiful guide to how we nurture our inner landscape. It all felt so clear on a day break walk over Christmas… In between worlds. Morning rise skies, Tinged with pink. Spectral mist Edging away. Orchestral birds, A playful cacophony as The chorus commences. Their collective song Beckons The pocket Read More…

The most radical of radical self care

Leora chats with menstrual, and now menopause maven Rachael Crow of Moontimes. To support her journey healing cervical cancer, Rachael shares how she’s chosen to ramp up of her self-care practice.  But it’s no coincidence that her self-care practices are working wonders on her perimenopause path too. Rachael treats us to a womb-cervix meditation journey Read More…

The Fruits of Menstruality

Menstruality works us in such unexpected ways! When I undertook the Women’s Quest Apprenticeship with Red School in 2016, I knew how much it would feed the work that Kate and I offer and share here at Woman Kind, there was an inevitability about that. But the personal work? How deeply we are taken into Read More…

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…

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…

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…

You know that you’re perimenopausal when…

You know that you’re perimenopausal when you’re 40+ and… You’re pissed off. Those things that irritated you before your period, now irritate you all the time. You can’t just ‘put up’ with things that are wrong for the sake of a quiet life. You cycle goes on for longer than usual, then shorter the next Read More…