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FILL YOUR CUP - 6 SELF CARE RITUALS

What’s a self-care ritual you ask? It’s something you do regularly to take care of yourself. It doesn’t have to be big or expensive, in fact, I’ve put together 6 things we can all do to take care of ourselves, they will easy-peasy fit into our busy lives. Are you ready? Let’s dive in.

GET OUT IN THE GARDEN

If not your own, how about a local park? Take time to smell the flowers, take your shoes off and feel the grass under your toes! Maybe you could start a little...

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Stress less! How and why you should stress less!

Are you on the brink of exhaustion? You're too busy to make time for yourself? Life is just too damn busy for you to juggle?

We know the feeling, but don't worry, we are here to help! This blog will run you through some strategies to help relieve this overwhelming stress that you are experiencing.

Stress, also known as the fight or flight response, is actually a good thing, in small doses (much like an evil mother in law). Stress causes a hormone known as cortisol, to travel around the body,...

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Why is my period so painful?

If you've been the women curling up into a ball, scrunching up your face in so much pain because of your period. You NEED to keep reading!

Menstrual pain is commonly associated with inflammation and hormone imbalances. These issues not only cause the sharp pains that you are feeling, but did you know they can also affect your ovulation?

We know that for some of you, the pain is too much to tolerate. So, we are here to help you understand and manage potential contributing factors in your...

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How your skin health fluctuates with your hormones and how we can help!

 

Are you suffering from acne in the days leading up to your monthly menstruation? Or maybe you are you approaching your menopausal years and experiencing breakouts? If so, this is just the right blog for you!

We will cover everything from skincare ingredients, skin hygiene, the gut and skin connection, where you can seek help, as well as the hormones involved!

Did you know that our skin is our largest body organ? It has various functions in protection, regulation, excretion...

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How can I boost my immune system this winter?

 

Brrr, we are now well and truly into the winter season, facing the cold mornings and the cold nights. 

It's a sure thing that no one likes a sniffly nose, a husky cough or anything similar. So, to help you strengthen your immune system, we have put together some information about how you can support your immune system this winter! (There might even be a recipe snuck in there).

A weakened immune system can have many health implications. In a weakened state, your immune...

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What is PMS? And is it normal?

Is it coming up to that time of the month and you’re feeling the intense mood swings that make you want to scream one minute and cry the next? Or maybe it’s the headaches, the acne or the bloating?

Well, us women have all been there (in fact about 90% of us)! And although this is the case, we all know experiencing these symptoms is not much fun! In some instances where your daily routine or activity is disrupted, these symptoms can be a sign of having Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS).

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What is the best way to test my hormones? Hormone DUTCH Testing of course!

We have been speaking to so many of you recently about our DUTCH hormone testing. So, I thought it was time I jumped on in and gave you some info.


Where it all began:
Right back at the beginning of my Naturopath journey I relied on blood or saliva testing to better understand my clients underlying hormone imbalance. And although that definitely helped me start I often found there was missing information – or that even though I treated the person based on their results we were not getting...

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Top Tips for Hormone Balancing

Have you ever stopped and wondered what this rollercoaster lifestyle is doing to us?

When I talk to women in clinic about their stress levels and how they are coping many women tell me they are “fine”. As we delve deeper into their health it becomes clear to me that there is no way that their stress levels are “fine”, even if they feel that way. What we need to remember is often with stress we start adjusting and somewhat coping with this new level of intensity. So...

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