You can now download a free cycle chart for you to learn your unique rhythm and develop your own self-care. It's designed to be suitable for women at all stages of life, with 32 spaces to accommodate the fluctuations of peri-menopause and cycle irregularities. So where ever you are in your journey, you can be the expert on you.
Download your chart here
Once you've downloaded the free cycle chart, print off a few copies and note the day you started your period on day 1. Add in the dates, I like to add the days of the week too, but it's not essential. Count forward ...
This video will show how to massage your belly to enhance your hormonal and digestive health. Before you get started, bookmark or save the URL for this page so you can find it again.
The best time to do your massage is in the evenings just before you go to sleep, take a few minutes to get yourself comfy and prop your knees up with pillows so your belly can be soft. The routine takes 5 minutes or so and will leave you relaxed and ready for a beautiful night's sleep.
The gentle massage is safe except for a few exceptions, do not massage your belly -
a few ...
Cindy Crawford’s Body
There's been a picture of Cindy Crawford doing the rounds recently, she is wearing her undies, a hat and a fur coat. Unless you've been living in a hole, you'll have noticed there are quite a lot of pictures of semi-naked women around in magazines and online, but the reason this one got more attention was because she was showing a 'lived in', un-airbrushed body.
As she is a wealthy, powerful woman who's made her living as a model, her body is expensively honed and gorgeous. This is not the body of your average mother of two.
Womb Yoga is a nourishing combination of movement, gentle stretches and breath work that supports your well being whatever your time of the month or time of life. Womb or no womb, we all need to connect with our bodies and allow our internal nature to express itself.
Women use this womanly movement to help to
Develop kindness towards themselves
Allow their natural wisdom to emerge
Recover after having a baby
Align their pelvises for optimum reproductive well being
Calm jangles nervous systems
Learn skills for managing menstrual issues
Manage menopausal ...
If I say menopause you think….what?
Hot flushes, raddled raging, grey-ness, dryness, invisibility perhaps? A whiff of the ridiculous, of unmentionable 'women's troubles'?
The mainstream view of a woman over 40 is not a pretty one, but last month I was offered an alternative view; of menopause being a process of women shedding their skins and emerging from ill-fitting obligations with clarity, to serve their calling in the world as senior authorities.
Alexandra Pope, the doyenne of menstrual awareness, takes the same feminist clarity she uses with the menstrual cycle ...
Am I going mad? - online perimenopause retreat
1st-14th July 2019
Am I going mad is a two week, online retreat for sensitive women in their 40’s and 50's, to explore the landscape of perimenopause.
Menstrual Medicine Circle Gathering
7.30pm Monday 23rd September
Watford Quaker Meeting House
An evening to dive into your inner wisdom with a Menstrual Medicine Circle, a guided journey around your menstrual seasons. Explore ways to move through blocks, develop more kindness and self-care for menstrual issues.
Menopause Medicine Circle Gathering