Menstrual Medicine Circles


Too Sensitive to Sleep

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My sleepless adventures as a highly sensitive, menopausal woman Understanding menopausal insomnia If you are preparing for or experiencing perimenopause, check out our online retreat 'Am I Going Mad' All through my sleep deprived years I have snatched greedily at any article about how to cure menopausal insomnia, jumping on the latest fix with my claws out, desperate for it to end the misery that sleep deprivation brings. Over the years I have bought and tried the following: Avena sativaMelatoninLavender essential oil5HTPNitolNight time tea of various brandsA ...

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What’s your current menopause challenge?

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Taking a look at some of the common challenges that Medicine Circles address. One of the key aspects of receiving a Medicine Circle is creating an intention at the beginning of the process. Making your intention as clear as possible helps to focus the material and makes it easier to integrate it into our daily self-care. It takes a little while sometimes to really get to the nub of what needs answering, but there’s no rule. Sometimes they can be intensely practical – “How do I manage these night sweats?” Through the full spectrum of feeling stuck, physical ...

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Medicine Circles for pregnancy and birth

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I talk to menstrual educator Tessa Sanderson about how Medicine Circles can be used beautifully with those who are currently not cycling, including pregnant women. We explore: What is a medicine circle? How this works with pregnant womenDo you need to have done cycle awareness before pregnancy? Tessa has written widely about the relationship between cycle awareness and birth and you can read more articles here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TVZ8mI7qBbw If you'd like to read more about Medicine Circles for menopause, or medicine circles in general, there's ...

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Free Menopause Help

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It's a tricky business finding help when you're feeling vulnerable, especially in menopause so if you're wondering about what you can do, or having a Medicine Circle, you can book a chat with me at no charge and get yourself some free space to talk stuff through and ask questions. There's space to share what's happening, to be witnessed and heard and I can feedback and offer suggestions if you'd like that. Half an hour for you to explore what you need in your life right now. Schedule Appointment

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A Visual Guide To The Inner Seasons

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This is a visual guide to the inner seasons of menstruality, you'll find the more you develop menstrual cycle awareness, the greater the gifts you'll receive. If you want a window into your own, unique inner seasons, charting your cycle or if you don't have one charting by the moon will get you started. A Menstrual Medicine Circle will deepen your understanding of what getting in the way of your well-being and what your next steps are.      

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I don’t have a cycle, can a Menstrual Medicine Circle help?

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You don't necessarily have to have a womb or a menstrual cycle to benefit from a Menstrual Medicine Circle.

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The Her-story of Menstrual Medicine Circles

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Though they've been used in workshops for a few years, 1-2-1 Menstrual Medicine Circles are still a relatively new process. I was curious about how something so powerful had been developed and birthed so I asked Alexandra Pope, co-founder of Red School and the UK's most longstanding activist for period power, how it all came about. Alexandra shares the approaches she's called on to support the circles, how they developed from group process to be a powerful agent for women's empowerment and her vision for the future. The role of the Red School mentors has been underp...

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Medicine Circles

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What is a Medicine Circle? Medicine Circles support sensitive women through our transitions into beautiful, better version of ourselves. This may be with menopausal, menstruating or perimenopausal women who want to deepen their understanding of their cycles and use this understanding to heal and deepen their joy in being a woman. This is what my clients have experienced. “Experiencing the menstrual medicine circle with Kate has been life changing & profoundly healing. It has allowed me to connect to my Womb’s wisdom, deepening understanding of my truth and ...

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What Are Menstrual Medicine Circles And How Do They Help With Menopause?

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Menstrual Medicine Circles for Menopause Menstrual Medicine Circles are a relatively new process so this will explain What they are Who they're for What the benefits are And why they're so damn empowering! Tessa Sanderson a fellow Menstrual Medicine Circle facilitator asks me all about it. You can learn more about Menstrual Medicine Circles or read how the circles have made a difference to these women's lives.

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Graduation Announcement

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I am delighted to announce that on Wednesday 6th June, 25 years after I started my adventures in complementary medicine, I graduated from Red School as a Menstrual Medicine Circle facilitator.  I am the first of my training group to qualify so for a short time, I am the only person in the world in this position! A wonderful and slightly lonely place to be in, but my fellow trainees will soon be graduating and this new process for women will start to touch more women. You can find out all about it, and see what women's' experience of Menstrual Medicine Circles has been ...

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