Stress & your fertility – taking a mind/body approach

Written by my Fall 2015 apprentice, Lynn Doak, this post is discusses the true impact of stress (mental, physical, emotional) on our fertility, along with evidence of the effectiveness of a mind/body approach.   Stress has become an accepted part of our lifestyle. For many it is our norm. We don’t know any other way of life. We [...]

By | 2017-03-27T14:33:11+00:00 March 27th, 2017|Hormonal Health|0 Comments

Making the case for period underwear

Menstrual products of the past and present I remember in high school when I switched from pads to tampons. I lived on a Caribbean island, and not being able to take my shorts off at the beach on weekends was becoming a real drag. Oh, the woes of teenage-dom. Tampons served their purpose for many [...]

By | 2017-03-16T02:16:02+00:00 February 1st, 2017|Hormonal Health|13 Comments

Adaptogenic Herbs for Women’s Hormonal Health

Today I'm talking all about adaptogenic herbs. And I am psyched to introduce you to my dear friend Dr. Aviva Romm, a midwife, a Yale-trained MD, a herbalist, mother, grandmother and now author! She's even a mentor in my upcoming Apprenticeship Program, (learn all about it in this free video series here).   Basically she's a genius, but [...]

By | 2017-03-16T02:16:02+00:00 January 27th, 2017|Hormonal Health|1 Comment

I may have Crohn’s Disease – now what?

Tomorrow I find out if I have Crohn’s disease. I know, way to close out 2016 with a bang huh?   It’s actually not the first time I’ve come up against a possible Crohn’s diagnosis. You see, I suffered with chronic digestive health issues from the time I was 15 years old. And, when I [...]

By | 2017-03-16T02:16:05+00:00 December 29th, 2016|Hormonal Health|16 Comments