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Embracing Your Menstrual Cycle

Embracing Your Menstrual Cycle

Insights from Lucy Peach’s Menstrual Wisdom – In the journey of self-discovery and empowerment, understanding your menstrual cycle becomes a powerful tool for adult women. Lucy Peach, a renowned menstrual educator, has gracefully woven the concept of “Menstrual Wisdom” into her work, encouraging women to embrace the cyclical nature of their bodies. In this blog, […]

Navigating Multiple Sclerosis: Unique Challenges and Strengths in Women

Navigating Multiple Sclerosis

In the run-up to World MS Day on the 30th of May, we take a look at the unique challenges and strengths faced by women living with MS. Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a chronic neurological condition that affects millions of people globally, and it manifests uniquely in women. While both men and women can be […]

Late-Life Autism Diagnosis in Women

Breaking the Silence Late-Life Autism Diagnosis in Women

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is often associated with early childhood, yet an increasing number of women are receiving autism diagnoses later in life. For many, navigating the world without a formal understanding of their neurodiversity can lead to challenges in various aspects of life. In this blog, we’ll explore the phenomenon of late-life autism diagnosis […]

Breaking Free from the People-Pleaser Trap

Breaking Free from the People-Pleaser Trap A Guide to Setting Healthy Boundaries

A Guide to Setting Healthy Boundaries Are you the type of person who constantly puts others’ needs ahead of your own, often at the expense of your well-being? Do you find it challenging to say no, fearing that you might disappoint or upset those around you? If so, you might be a people-pleaser, someone who […]

Overcoming your Hesitation to Get Tested for Ovarian Cancer

Overcoming your Hesitation to Get Tested for Ovarian Cancer

Facing the prospect of testing for ovarian cancer can be daunting. The fear of the unknown, coupled with the anxiety about the potential diagnosis, often leads individuals to delay or altogether avoid getting tested. However, understanding the importance of early detection and overcoming these fears can significantly impact one’s health and wellbeing.  Understanding Ovarian Cancer  […]

Beyond Resolutions: Embracing a Year of Growth Without the Hype

Hey there, fellow journey-seekers! As the confetti settles and the New Year’s resolutions are still fresh in our minds, let’s take a moment to ponder: is there something better than the age-old tradition of setting resolutions? Spoiler alert: yes, and we’re about to dive into the what, why, and how of it all. Embracing Continuous […]

Navigating Tough Times During the Christmas Holidays

The Christmas holiday season isn’t always a sleigh ride of cheer for everyone. In fact, for some of us, it can feel like navigating a snowy road with a few unexpected bumps. In this blog, we’re diving into the real talk about tough times during Christmas. From the pressures to be merry to facing personal […]

The Power of Self-Compassion: A Path to Personal Well-being

Understanding Self-Compassion In today’s fast-paced world, it’s easy to forget one essential element of our lives: self-compassion.Let’s explore the profound impact this practice can have on our lives. Self-compassion is like a soothing balm for the soul. It involves treating ourselves with the same kindness, patience, and understanding that we readily offer to our loved […]

Uniting for Hope: World Suicide Prevention Day and Why It Matters

World Suicide Prevention Day

On September 10th, we come together to observe World Suicide Prevention Day. It’s a day that brings attention to a critical issue and emphasizes the importance of understanding, empathy, and reaching out to those in need. Shattering Stigma: The Power of Awareness World Suicide Prevention Day is a reminder that suicide is a global concern […]

Have you ever thought about going hiking?

Have you ever thought about going hiking

Have you ever thought about going hiking? It’s not just a walk in the bush – it’s like a package deal for your body and mind! No matter your age or how fit you are, hiking has something awesome to offer.  So, let’s talk about the goodies you get from hiking:  First off, it’s like […]

Menopause – all part of a woman’s journey

Menopause – all part of a woman's journey

So, menopause – it’s totally natural and all part of a woman’s journey. It’s the time when the whole reproductive thing wraps up, and periods stop for good. This usually happens sometime between your late 40s and early 50s, but hey, everyone’s clock runs a bit differently.  During this time, your ovaries take a bit […]

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