Journeying Around the Life Spiral…..Feet Firmly on your Soul Path

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The Deepening Woman Journey, is a journey around the life spiral as taught to us by our mentor Gail Burkett. This is a map of womanhood, a map of our thresholds as we travel through our lives. On the Deepening Woman mentoring we will guide you back over the first threhsolds of your life using questions and journalling, shamanic journeys, …

Kate and Rachael chat about all things cervical! Smears, Lletz, cancer…..

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I connected with Kate when her book was shared on a Facebook group. Kate learnt about the cervix the hard way, when a common medical procedure called LLETZ, which removes abnormal cells from the cervix, caused her to lose her sexual function. Sex became painful. She lost her libido, and her ability to orgasm. She was too scared to go …

Who Holds The Women Who Hold The Women?

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I’ve had a tough week. Premenstrual, which in perimenopause means a ramping up of all the ‘manifestations’ – migraines, insomnia, hot flushes, night sweats, and dark, dark moods. My body is calling me to stop, to rest, to have peace and quiet, to go within. How do I let go of it all? Who can hold me so I can …

We are missing the Grandmothers

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During a women’s circle today, some of us perimenopausal women were saying how much we need elder women to guide us and offer their wisdom. We are struggling to find our wise elders in our communities. We are struggling to “do it all”- work, raise the kids, do the housework…men are struggling just as much as women. We are all …

‘Why Does Mummy Bleed?’ – Living Through Learning Book Review

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I was interviewed recently by Adeola Sheehy-Adekale for Learning Through Living- see the “Presence” and “Happiness” issues for my book review of “Why Does Mummy Bleed?” and interview. “Rachael Crow is the founder of Moon Times, a business whose focus is to empower women in body appreciation, environmental awareness and self-respect. She is an ‘agony’ aunt, a teacher and healer, …

Interview for Learning Through Living Journal

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I was interviewed recently by Adeola Sheehy-Adekale for Learning Through Living– see the “Presence” and “Happiness” issues for this interview and my book review of “Why Does Mummy Bleed?” You call yourself an Eco Menstrual Revolutionary, what does that mean? To me a revolutionary is someone who is making changes, and i’ve been challenging women about their menstrual products for …

Perimenopause and her Forgotten Archetype

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Ever since reading Miranda Grays book Red Moon in my 20’s I’ve always used the archetypes of the cycle for my “Map of Womanhood”- Maiden, Mother, Enchantress/Priestess, Crone. (although in recent years I’ve come to use Medicine Woman for the premenstrual enchantress phase.) It popular nowadays for to use the seasons- Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter- same same for me, just …

Stimulants and how they affect us going into Perimenopause!

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Landing home after an amazing week in Spain on a juice detox, I learned a few things about caffeine and its effect on the body…this explains why so many of us are constantly tired, reaching for caffeine and sugar to pick us up, when in fact its the cause of the fatigue. Here I explain a bit more! here’s the …

A Tirade….

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Reading ‘Tirade’ from Ripening Through Menopause by Melissa Assilem. Melissa kindly gave me permission to read from her book, which I absolutely love! Her ‘tirade’ sums up my feelings towards the way women are treated by some Dr’s and I certainly identified this after my experiences of how the Dr’s were with me when I chose my own healing path …

Moon- Pause Sharing…come sit and have a cuppa and a chat with me

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#therealtruthaboutmenopause   Breaking taboos, breaking the silence against ‘menopause’ women are speaking out more and more on their journey to elder. We are going through a process of self initiation, our bodies are initiating us , but while in this cocoon of change, we are changing woman, don’t expect too much from us! Here I share my top tips for …