Peri-menopause is the Calling to Yourself

Rachael CrowMenopause, Menstrual Health, Musings

Have you heard? The journey of peri-menopause is a CALLING to THE SELF… I’ve been sitting in circles with women sharing about their rage, their insomnia, hot flushes, more rage, and they are asking how can I get though this? Well for now, my rage has subsided. I’ve released deep grief for the things ‘I thought’ I would/should/could have been … Read More

Self Care in Your Cycle

Rachael CrowMenstrual Health

First, Womb Packs. Ever since reading Alexandra Popes Wild Genie book over 20 years ago, I’ve been doing castor oil packs on my womb…they are so soothing, they ease cramps and generally help you relax…but, they are so messy…oil gets everywhere, wrapping myself in cling film just feels wrong and the stains…oh no! and this is what puts women off! … Read More

Womb Packs…why they are so good!

Rachael CrowMenstrual Health, products

Ever since reading Alexandra Popes Wild Genie book, i’ve been doing castor oil packs on my womb…they are so soothing, they ease cramps and generally help you relax…but, they are so messy…oil gets everywhere, wrapping myself in cling film just feels wrong and the stains…oh no! and this is what puts women off! So, I have created a way to … Read More

Hello Cervix

Rachael CrowMenstrual Health, Musings

Last week I was introduced to two amazing women bringing awareness to our Cervix! So let me introduce YOU to Denell at Cervical Wellness and Olivia who is part of a team at Self Cervix. Why did I find these women… well as with all womb things- if you have any issues, your GP will invariably ask you when your … Read More

Pre Menstrual Kindness

Rachael CrowMenstrual Health, Musings

Back in 2013 I wrote a blog post called “Take a Sacred Day Each Month” and as I’ve moved into my peri-menopause journey it’s become even more important to give myself much more self care and self kindness premenstrually. Whilst taking time out (if possible) is a good practice during your moon time, if you suffer from premenstrual symptoms, this … Read More

Women Share their Words to Describe the Inner Seasons…

Rachael CrowMenstrual Health

#innerspring #preovulation women share words about the post bleed/ pre ovulation phase of thier cycle….. #innersummer #ovulation Some words shared by women about this time in thier cycle… See how some women feel powerful and they can take on the world at this time while others feel anxious and overwhelmed? This is why it’s important to know your own cycle, … Read More

A Ceremony Filled Life! Bringing the sacred into our daily life…..Newsletter

Rachael CrowMenarche, Menstrual Health, Moon Lodge/Red Tent, Newsletters, products, Workshops

Dear Sistars, I’m writing this right in the middle of our Easter holidays, chaos of children all around me! In the midst of the chaos I find it vital to weave the sacred and ceremony into the mundane, whether its a quiet walk in nature, making my moon time offerings at my moon tree, crafting medicine bundles, adding to my … Read More