Balancing Life

Rachael Crow Blog

My healing journey with oestrogen driven cancer has forced me to bring my life into balance- and in doing that I’ve also been working to bring my hormones in to balance- which has had a positive effect in lessening my peri-menopause symptoms! Back in 2017 I listed some of the things that were helping me– but what I found was …

Healing with Colour

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Crafting has been a huge part of my healing journey with cancer, mostly putting my energies in to making healing medicine drums, but my love of playing with colour and paint has resurfaced. I have always loved painting and playing with textures and colour and after completing my reiki training in 2004 I dove deep into creating soothing and healing …

Vulnerability or Over Sharing?

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I’m seeing a lot ‘over sharing’ posts across social media these days, used as a way to gain more followers and ‘likes’. Vulnerability seems to be being abused and many don’t seem to know the difference between being vulnerable and over sharing. Let me start with over sharing- these are the posts where you come away feeling slightly violated, voyeuristic, …

Why Does Mummy Bleed? My new book with Stephanie Green

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Where did the inspiration for this new book came from? As a mother, I felt there was a need for a way to explain to our children in a simple picture book about our moontime. My children see my pads and know when it’s my moontime, they have questions about it that of course I can answer, but I felt …

Acceptance…a teaching from my womb

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I’ve been posting over on my Instagram about #selflove and #selfkindness which to me feels a huge part of acceptance and surrender. For me, my cycle awareness has taught me a lot about acceptance- especially now I’m in peri-menopause and I just don’t know what’s going on with my cycle! Because I have practiced listening to my womb for so …

Reclaiming our Thresholds…Community is KEY!

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THIS IS THE COUNTER CULTURE TO SOCIAL MEDIA. This is real connection. Those of you who have followed my story will know I moved to Wales with “Community” as my goal…and interestingly along side my failed community venture (read more about that here!) I’ve come to see that I did manage to create community…..in the Red Tent, in our Mother …

Balancing our hormones…naturally!

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My top tips for hormone balancing…whether you’re in perimenopause or generally out of balance- these tips will help support coming into balance….hormone imbalance can effect us in so many ways…. * digestion challenges (bloat, constipation, etc) * PMS or PMDD * Infertility * PCOS * difficulty gaining muscle or losing weight * breast implant illness * Endometriosis * Fibroids * …

#vaginarevolution It’s Time We Empowered our Vaginas!!

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So in my last newsletter I spoke about reclaiming my power at my cervical examination by asking to insert the speculum myself 🙂 This got me thinking about vaginal health in general, and then pondering more specifically on vaginal dryness that can happen when breastfeeding and more common when in perimenopause, menopause and beyond. I was to start this #vaginarevolution …

Radical Self Care

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It was such a privilege to be interviewed by Leora Leboff, I’m a huge fan of hers and Kate Codringtons work at Woman-kind. Joining thier Commit to Kindness course got me firmly on the path of self care…. And it’s no coincidence that became the foundation for my ‘radical self care’ practice!! Everything comes to us at the right time…

The Real Truth About Menopause

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In response to the BBCs Truth About Menopause a few of us who work in the field of positive menopause will be putting out some #therealtruthaboutmenopause posts! I believe menopause is a women’s Initiation to wise woman! Whilst some of the symptoms can feel debilitating, if we can change our view about them, feeling into them as our body initiating …