Book Review….Love Your Lady Landscape

Rachael HertogsBook Reviews, Menstrual Health

Oh my goddess, Love Your Lady Landscape is fabulous! I have fallen in love with Lisa Lister, she writes about such important issues with humour and forthrightness. I love that she has created her own SHE Flow yoga- no going into asanas you don’t feel like when your bleeding or having an ‘off’ day…its all about doing what makes you … Read More

Eat your way to a better period this Xmas

MoonTimesMenstrual Health, Musings

It’s Xmas, and you’ve got your period, perhaps not the best of timing. But, did you realise that your Xmas menu can go a long way to making it better? First up – Xmas dinner! Vitamin B6 can make a huge difference to how your body feels during your period. It helps to relieve pre-menstrual cravings, water retention and bloating, … Read More

10 Ways to Help with Heavy Flow

MoonTimesMenstrual Health, Musings

Heavy menstrual bleeding happens to a lot of women, and for the most part they tend to see it as normal.  If you were to visit your GP about it, it is very likely that you would be offered medication to help stop or lighten the flow or be offered the contraceptive pill in an attempt to improve it. (Read … Read More

The Why and How of Yoni Steaming

MoonTimesMenstrual Health, Musings

Yoni steaming has received a mixed press in the last 12 months after Gwyneth Paltrow admitted that its something that she does.  As ever the ‘medical experts’ insist there is no evidence that steaming is beneficial, but it could be argued that there is no evidence because nobody has done a scientific research paper on it! Yoni steaming as a … Read More

Coping with Menstrual Migraines

MoonTimesAunt Flo Answers, Menstrual Health, Musings

Menstrual migraines are mainly caused by hormones (of course!), often progesterone deficiency which means there isn’t enough relaxation for blood vessels and low adrenal function because the adrenals need progesterone to produce cortisol.   If menstrual migraine is plaguing you then perhaps some of the suggestions on this list might help. Hydration – Ok so I can hear you all … Read More

9 Ways to have a merry festive period…

MoonTimesMenstrual Health, Musings

Given that its new moon on Monday 22nd December and just by the law of averages, around a 1/3 of women are probably going to find themselves having a period over the festive holidays.  The mere thought is probably quite stressful for some of you and you could do without it when you have loads to do and family everywhere. … Read More

We wish you a Merry Xmas….Moon Times Newsletter

MoonTimesMusings, Newsletters

Hello lovely ones, So this is my last newsletter for 2014, just before we all start winding down for the festive season. At least I hope it is a winding down and not a winding up for you! Seasonally speaking this is definitely a time for going inward, taking stock, resting and preparing in the winter months until spring comes … Read More

Ask Aunt Flo…..Coming off the Pill…..

RachadminAunt Flo Answers, Menstrual Health, Musings

Dear Aunt Flo, I’d like to ask about coming off all hormonal contraception, a place to read positive stories of this maybe, or a book? And learning to know your cycle..natural birth control. Katrina Hi Katrina, wow, thats a big question- but a really good one! I’ll start with recommending 2 books- The Pill Are You Sure Its for You? … Read More