While we’re not quite at post Covid yet, it may be helpful to you to see the parallels between Covid and menopause so you have hope for making it through both, healthy and sane! What are Peri-Menopause & Post Menopause? Firstly, let’s have a look at some definitions… Perimenopause is the process of change leading up … Read more
Here are some of my philosophical and practical ruminations on coping with the lockdown. Remember, too shall pass… 1. Eating well & using cooking as a hobbyI’m spending more time in the kitchen rather than watching TV. Eating well is WAY cheaper if you make things yourself so in the last few weeks I’ve researched recipes … Read more
The annual Wise Woman’s Gathering is an awesome outdoor conference and multi-generational retreat. The topics of the conference cover Earth medicines of all kind including energy medicine, herbal medicine and food, along with women’s mysteries, community building and ancient traditions. I attend because it expands my knowledge into the realms of ancient women’s mysteries plus … Read more
Heavy periods are particularly common in women at midlife. However, there are some really simple solutions that work well to rebalance your flow, so it’s worth getting it checked out by your doctor and a naturopath so you can have your life back! Definition of heavy periods Basically, there are 2 types of irregular heavy … Read more
Hitting your 50s is the “age of the grandmother” with all the most beautiful connotations of the grandmother archetype. Grandmothers are freer of responsibilities but can see the bigger picture. Their hearts are in protecting the next generations and they have a fire in their bellies to do something about what’s not right in the … Read more
Sleep! All I want to do is sleep! Zzzzzz Why is it so damn hard to get a good night’s sleep? Nearly all of my clients have sleep issues of some kind! Is this you too? Maybe you can’t get to sleep… Maybe you can’t stay asleep… Maybe your startle response is so keen that … Read more
When I say older women, I mean women 40 and over. Is that you? Have you heard the rumours that at the scary Menopause you’re going to stack the weight on? Well, it’s true! Unless you’re prepared… Here’s a couple of facts for you regarding Menopause Your metabolism drops once you are no longer cycling. … Read more
Despite marketing my health practice to women, I find I attract quite a few male clients as well. Men need health support too. Men need to talk to someone impartial. Men are amazing! Newsletter for Connecting Men A friend of mine, Mr Ron Parnell, a local to the Hills and over 80 years old, has … Read more
Without paying attention to terrain, we may never overcome the chronic infections and antibiotic-resistant microbes the world now faces. Louis Pasteur, the father of our understanding of infection, is quoted to have famously said, on his death bed, “it’s the soil, not the seed!” Here we explain what he meant The term “terrain” was coined … Read more
1-minute summary: If your energy levels are low, read on for some of the many causes, with some curious twists that only a holistic thinker can delight you with: Intro – how to get holistic Adrenal fatigue Iron deficiency Gut issues Lowered immunity How to get holistic I’ve really only struggled with energy in the … Read more
Chronic Stress Depletes Magnesium There is no escaping the pressures of modern life! You may be familiar with common stressors experienced by the majority of people, such as financial strain, relationships, pressures at work or school, toxins, diets high in processed foods, and constant Wi-Fi and screen exposure. The main problem is that these assaults … Read more
I can’t control my eating? I’m feeling totally out of control and disgusted with myself. My emotional eating is running my life and I don’t know what to do. To be honest, I believe dealing with emotional eating requires the support of professionals. I’m going to say, it’s nearly impossible to get through it entirely … Read more
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