4 results for tag: menstrual cycle awareness


Medicine Circles for pregnancy and birth

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 loads more good stuff on my site.

Menstrual Medicine Circles Process

What is a Menstrual Medicine Circle Process? Menstrual 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. Our culture doesn’t support transformation, which might involve slinging out what doesn’t work in your life, grieving the loss of your younger self and healing the parts of yourself that call or shout for attention. But if you ignore it, you are ...

This therapist needs kindness too

I am a huge fan of supervision and peer support as you can see from my CPD activities, I just couldn't hold my clients without a wider circle of women supporting me. In this interview, I chat with my massage supervisor, Arvigo teacher Hilary Lewin about how therapists need kindness to be able to do their best work.  

Six Ways to Help Period Pain

Menstrual pain is no joke, 40 – 70% of women of reproductive age experience some kind of pain, with 10% of women describing severe symptoms. That’s a lot of regular women with hot water bottles. In fact, there is no need for us to experience pain, it is not healthy or necessary. 1. Menstrual cycle awareness You know about pre-menstrual grumps I bet. OK maybe not grumps but it used to be full-on raging in my case. “Will you please stop breathing like that!!!”  But what if I was to suggest that your energy and internal weather changed all through your cycle?   Noting down your feelings and energy each day of your cycle ...