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fertility health and happy hormones

Those of you who follow my blog may have noticed I’ve been a little quiet for the past few months… To be honest, I’ve been lacking the creative drive to even think of blog articles or newsletter themes.

But I guess that is because my creative energy has been subconsciously assigned to something else. Yep that’s right, I’m growing a baby!

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The past few years, I have been invested in getting my health back on track. When I learned of my PCOS diagnosis, suddenly I was reading all things fertility, even though a baby was not on the cards just yet.

One of my favourite philosophies is based on the inspirational work from Dr Nat Kringoudis, who reminds us that fertility is not about making babies – it’s an extension of our health. If our bodies aren’t in a good way, the reproductive switch will be turned off, because biologically it’s not a good time to fall pregnant.

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Essential Oils 101 – Part One

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Have you discovered the many benefits of essential oils?

Essential oils are made of very small molecules that can penetrate your cells, and some can even cross the blood-brain barrier. This means they act fast! Within 4 seconds of inhaling an aroma the body responds via the brain and central nervous system by releasing certain chemicals and endorphins.

What are they?

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castor oil – the what, the why and the how

The What

Castor_oil_rgbCastor oil is a secret weapon for all sorts of things healthy and healing!

Organic cold-pressed castor oil can set you back a bit of $$$, but it’s super thick and gluggy so it will last you are while.

Castor oil is made by pressing the seeds of the castor plant. For centuries it has been used by the Ayurvedic, Chinese, Egyptian and Greek  traditional cultures for its healing properties.

The Why

Castor oil is commonly known as a laxative, however there are many additional health benefits that might not be so well-known.

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