PCOS can be a terrible condition. It can make you infertile, overweight, spotty, fatigued and hairy-er. For many women suffering with it they feel depressed and un-feminine. Here's an excerpt from my free guide to PCOS.
For some, their pain is reassuring. A physical sensation that reminds them of their strength as a woman. A reminder their bodies are powerful and trustworthy. It knows when to deliver itself of an endometrial lining which wasn't needed.
I'm listening to a podcast about insanity and mental illness. The stories in it are making me smile. But as I smile, I look up and catch the eyes of a stranger, and they look at me as if to say, are you crazy?
Smiling without a perceptible cause to the observer is seen as a potential sign of madness in england.
A while ago I asked you to help me out with something, and help you did. You filled out a form to tell me what bothers you most about your periods. The results of which helped me put together the new version of my course Joyful Periods. Mood swings was the second most common problem you guys mentioned. So I thought I'd write a little something about the topic. For details about why you get mood swings head over to the article I wrote for Kali boxes at the end. But first, lets learn about a few herbs that can help.
What's all the fuss about Turmeric milk?
Turmeric is a root related to ginger which comes from Southeast Asia. While it has been used for millenia in Asia it was only used as a dye in Europe until the 20th century when suddenly its medicinal uses exploded. Now it is best known as an anti-inflammatory for the gut and joints.
Well, this is it. I am stepping into the new woman-centric version of Forage Botanicals. From now on, I'm all about the ladies. New features include:
- Joyful Periods 2.0 a course in having a better period, naturally
- Free guides to common hormone conditions
- A natural beauty products shop with period supplies