Hormone Harmony

Sleep! – Your Primary Health Tool

Sleep. It’s a thing. It’s something that we all need and something that many of us don’t get enough of. Some of us struggle to sleep while others tend to use it as trading collateral. But the one thing we do know is sleep is far more important than we have been led to believe. “Sleep is the very best life insurance policy you could ever wish for.” explains Matthew Walker, neuroscientist author of Why We Sleep. According to Psychologist…

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Progesterone: Are you getting yours?

It is often said that women are not logical.  Well thank goodness for that! If we calculated everything in life, we would be completely unprepared for the unexpected, and life is one constant flow of unexpected.  Women’s wisdom comes from the knowingness deep down in the core of her being.  Without intuition, we are without our true strength, something that goes beyond analytical intellect and the measures of science, it is the wisdom of the world speaking through our bodies,…

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A Little Postpartum Nourishment Goes a Long Way

Postpartum is the most intense journey any woman could possibly go through. Unfortunately this is not often acknowledged in the western world. The moment that little pregnancy test shows positive we all focus on the pregnancy and the birth and then… crickets. Out comes the baby and the world says “Here you are Mama, here is your baby, now off you go and we will see you in six weeks to check if you can start having sex again.” It’s simply nuts if you…

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Could CBD Oil Help Fertility?

Every month we see a new natural health product hitting the market at full speed. Some of them last, some fade away. I learnt a long time ago not to trust something just because it’s popular. In fact I am a natural born skeptic. I like to do vigilant research before I even vaguely trust any product. CBD oil (cannabinoidal) fascinates me. Especially the kind derived from hemp rather than marijuana, since hemp doesn’t contain THC. My big question with most CBD oils is,…

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The Cervix Speaks

The cervix is the mouth of the womb, the gateway to our precious feminine chamber; the only organ in a human body that can nourish the spark of life and grow it into an entire new being. The cervix sits neatly inside your beautiful vulva; the bridge between your internal and external reality. The fact you can actually touch your womb is profound! Think about it, you can’t touch your heart or lungs from the outside, but you can physically touch…

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Can I Trust in Mothers Instinct?

Is Mothers Instinct a real thing? Those of us who have experienced it will say “Yes, without a doubt”. It’s born at birth and is cultivated through intimate mother-baby time. It’s every woman’s birthrite, but it can be derailed if the right support isn’t in place. Is Mothers Instinct biological or intuitive?  I would say both. We spend nine to ten months growing an entire human being within our body, and from our body (bar a small essential amount of donor…

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Why Women Need to Ovulate

Is it important to become intimately familiar with our cycles even if we don’t have any reproductive problems? Being aware of our cycles, especially ovulation, not only helps us to form a positive relationship with our bodies, but it also may protect us from diseases such as breast cancer. Evidence shows us ovulation is vitality important for many aspects of long term health. What is your cycle telling you? It’s easy to take notice when menstruation is late, early, too long,…

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What You Need to Know about Hormones and Breast Cancer

Progesterone is an essential hormone with an important job. It helps to regulate the entire endocrine system and supports the nervous system. It has hundreds of roles such as maintaining the reproductive cycle, making cortisol, regulating thyroid hormones, supporting neurotransmitters and providing myelin sheath for the nervous system. Progesterone is also the antagonist to oestrogen; for these hormones to maintain balance progesterone needs to be between 200 to 300 times higher than oestrogen. Progesterone actually gets its name from pregnancy as in progestation.…

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How Candida Causes Hormone Chaos

Colon Clarity The colon is the foundation of our health. It holds the frontline for our immune system, balances brain chemistry, absorbs nutrients and kicks out toxins. The gut has it’s own nervous system known as the enteric nervous system, or the second brain. Nerve endings in the gut lining connect to almost every organ system in the body, and even to the brain. The second largest nerve in our body, the vagus nerve, is the connection between the brain and gut. The…

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SIBO May be Behind Your Gut and Hormone Issues

Candida was once the focus of bad gut bacteria, but now we have found another culprit – SIBO. If you have been experiencing exhaustion, anxiety and digestive problems you may be dealing with small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO). This nasty critter can cause horrible health problems, but thankfully we know how to boot it out. The Role of Gut Bacteria Balanced gut bacteria (the microbiome) perform incredibly important functions within the body. The microbiome is the foundation of our immune…

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Thank You for Liver Longevity

  The liver is not always the first organ that jumps to mind when thinking about increasing your longevity, but it is one of the most important. A healthy liver is vital for great skin, weight balance, happy hormones and beautiful hair. This rather large organ, found under the floating rib on your right side, has more than 500 different functions. All of these important jobs play a major role in your energy levels including storing nutrients and energy, processing…

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Reframing Endometriosis

For most women menstruation is a time of heightened sensitivity, for women with endometriosis it can be disabling. With approximately 176 million women and girls suffering from endometriosis worldwide, it can now be seen as a global epidemic. What is Endometriosis? During normal menstruation the endometrial tissue (lining of the womb), which has been building up throughout the month, becomes swollen then breaks down and is eliminated as long as pregnancy has not occurred. Now imagine what it would be…

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Woman in Motion

Your body. Your incredible vehicle that gives you the freedom to move in any way you wish. Dancing, playing, running, jumping, wriggling like a child, an expression of pure unadulterated joy, raw energy coursing through your body. This is soulfood. Yet for some reason a strange idea has crept into the consciousness of women. The idea that suffering is good, and we must push our bodies to attain health and fitness. But is it working for us? I’m not sure. It’s great to have a brisk hike up the mountain, a…

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Perfectly Imperfect – One of ‘those’ moments…

What if there are days when you wake up raging, when your rational mind wants to take a hike and your brain feels full of molten lava? What if you feel like the most unfeminine, ungraceful disaster unworthy of human contact in that moment? what if we as a women want to just be by ourself with nature and feel free, or even tho  just stay at home and feel free to simply stay home and listen to music or…

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Are You Eating Enough Intelligent Food?

When one pictures a fresh, mouth-watering plate of food, it’s likely to be a colourful one. Unlike the reductionist view of nutrition, fruits and vegetables are far more than just carbohydrates. A new wave of research is diving deep down into the complex world of phytonutrients. These scientists intend to uncover the dynamic botanical interplay that may be key for many modern day diseases.   From macro to phytonutrient Back in the early 80’s food was just seen as calories…

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Is Soya a Miracle Food?

The Flower Power revolution of the sixties gave birth to a wave of free love, radical music and vegetarianism. Yet we soon realized lentils and rice didn’t quite make the cut for a balanced diet. The need for more plant proteins opened a door of opportunity and the soya industry walked right in. Today soya is the world’s foremost provider of vegetable protein and oil. Yet many are questioning if this well marketed product is really suitable for human consumption.…

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Do We Need to Fight to be Healthy?

Our health relies heavily on our beliefs and I’m not talking about faith healing; I’m talking about the beliefs that surround physical regeneration. Most of us were imprinted with the concept that we need to fight viruses, we need to fight bacteria’s and we need to fight cancer, and of course there are moments that this may be necessary, but if we kill everything what is the result? Death. Medical records don’t say if someone died from an immune system…

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Are You Having Vitality Orgasms?

Most of us grew up in a society that values hard work and frowns upon play. Sex is so often just a moment of relief before getting on with the ‘should’s’ of life. But what if there was more to it?? What if deep profound earth moving orgasm was the golden elixir for our hormones, mental vitality and longevity?   The Vital Orgasm “Orgasm is vital and we have a huge lack of vitality in our culture,” says Dr Sara…

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The Delicious Dyanamics of the Jade Egg Practice

The Taoist story of the jade egg practice came my way many years ago, but nothing about it called me. It https://buycbdproducts.com complicated and heady. I just didn’t have a sense that this practice was really for me. That was until I had a very interesting conversation with Juliet Terblanche of Yoni Eggs South Africa. Jade eggs were first used by the women of the royal courts in China 5,000 years ago. Even by the Empress herself. In those days women didn’t pass their knowledge…

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Placenta Encapsulation: Your Postnatal Feel Good Pill

by Kheyrne Danu No woman should have to start her journey into motherhood with the immobilizing state of postnatal depression (PND). Yet this century has seen a consistent rise in this debilitating condition. Thankfully women today have discovered the happy pill that really works! After decades of research scientists have been dumbfounded by postnatal depression. No drug or supplement has been able to cure this elusive state of being. But what if it wasn’t a disorder as much as a…

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Nourishing Tips for Firm Skin

by Kheyrne Danu   There are times in life when gravity appears to weigh heavily on the body, especially on the skin. Nobody wants skin that lacks mojo and hangs lifelessly from your bones. Being the outside organ of the body the skin is exposed to heavy environmental wear and tear. Adding in a little extra support and nourishment can help the skin find its firmness once again. Skin hydration – Firm skin is directly linked to hydration. The body is made…

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Does She Crave Sensuality?

Women are deeply complex creatures to say the least. They can straddle and travel a multiplicity of streams, sometimes too many. Today, either by choice or by necessity, women are easily losing themselves in the multitiered vigilance of life. To reignite the feminine fire takes a moment of healthy surrender into her sensuality, either through creative expression, jade egg practice or making love. To intimately connect with your beloved woman starts with an invitation from her to pass through her…

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The Body Doesn’t like Measured Food!

Calories, Carbs, Kilojoules? Why do we count them? Are these labels a marker for healthy nutrition? Societies recent obsession with creating ‘balanced nutrition’ appears to have resulted in quite the opposite result. Some of the most well known diets are actually ending in malnutrition. Instead of creating health dieting simply ups the bar of food obsession. And why wouldn’t it? If you are lacking in essential nutrients your brain is going to make sure you are constantly thinking about food until you…

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How to Nourish Your Hormone Harmony

Today more and more women are suffering from symptoms of unhappy hormones. Whether it’s polycystic ovarian syndrome, infertility, or hot flushes, these problems all stem from the same culmination of stressors. In fact problems with adrenal stress, thyroid disorders, reproductive health and mental emotional health, all go hand in hand. There is no separation, the group of endocrine glands and neurotransmitters all function together in one beautiful orchestra. When we learn to listen to our internal signals, we hear the call…

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Finding the Energy to Heal

Health challenges like adrenal fatigue, autoimmune diseases and cancer are increasing by the day. The messages screaming from our bodies are loud and clear. It’s time to lift the veil of naivety and take a good hard look at the cause and effect of life as we know it. For some, the fall happens so fast, it is hard to know what happened. Hitting the bottom of the barrel is excruciating and freeing in the same moment. It is a…

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Self-Obsession & Self-Nurturing: A Fine Line

For many generations western principles have encouraged us to either strive for power and recognition, or to give of ourselves until we are depleted. Yet these concepts are clearly not working for us. Today life is no longer primitive, we are surrounded by high-tech gadgets and specialized health and beauty treatments. We no longer have to rely on our neighbors, we can simply pay for any services needed. We appear to be completely self reliant for the first time in history. Society has become…

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Declare Your Body a Chemical Free Zone!

I am human, I am nature.  My body is made of the elements of this land, it thrives on the elements of this land.  To presume that anything apart from this living nourishment would not impact us, would be questionable. It has become clear in the last decades that women are suffering from more weight problems, hormonal imbalances, high blood pressure, infertility, cancer, diabetes and many other disturbing disorders, than ever before in history.  This is not just some phenomenon…

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Trust, Intuition and the Gap…

What is trust?  It is a sense of feeling safe, of leaning into something. So what happens when we trust something that we do not really understand, that we cannot measure and rationalize with our logical minds? This sense of deep trust holds the real magic in life.  It is the place that brings unexpected, joyful gifts, it is the place where we have access to a wisdom far and beyond any book, it is the place where our heart…

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Your Healing Journey

  Your body.  This wonderful vehicle, that allows you to  touch, laugh, dance, play, eat, smell and experience the multiple wonders of life, doesn’t do things for cbd products reason. To explore a healing journey starts with acceptance, patience and the realization that this is not a linear path… Our Body Relationship Most of us grew up with concept that it’s weak to be vulnerable. That if we have a sense something is not OK we must just keep pushing through. …

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Rites of Passage

What does this mean?  After an in depth discussion over the last year, it seems clear that Rites of Passage is any form of process and ceremony that prepares and empowers a teenager for adulthood. For many generations the process of this transition has lost its importance in western societies.  I feel this has had a direct impact upon the state of perception within our culture.  Today the only responsibility of a teenager is to go to school.  Can we…

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