Who Holds The Women Who Hold The Women?

Rachael Crow Blog

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 …

Perimenopause and her Forgotten Archetype

Rachael Crow Blog

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!

Rachael Crow Blog

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….

Rachael Crow Blog

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

Rachael Crow Blog

#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 …

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 …

Acceptance…a teaching from my womb

Rachael Crow Blog

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 …

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

Rachael Crow Blog

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 …

The Real Truth About Menopause

Rachael Crow Blog

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 …

Deepening Woman Mentoring Teachings

Rachael Crow courses for women, Uncategorized, Workshops

Deepening Woman Mentoring Teachings.      Opens 31st Oct, closes 7th November £495 for the 9 month journey, or  this can be paid in 2 payments of £250  or £60 a month for 9 months. We are offering a limited number of concessionary places, please contact us about that info@rachaelcrow.co.uk Combining womens rites of passages with deep shamanic practices. Deepening Woman …