How to sleep soundly during menopause

Many of the symptoms attributed to menopause are indicators that your hormones, particularly estrogen, are declining. These dropping estrogen levels can affect your sleep by causing night sweats, anxiety and depression, and increase the prevalence of primary sleep conditions such as restless leg syndrome. All of these factors can lead to disrupted and poor quality sleep – but don’t despair! … Read More

Anxiety 201: How physical health affects mental wellbeing

The connection between mind and body is no secret: indeed, the mind-body connection has lately gone from alternative healing to scientific mainstream. If you’re curious about the ways anxiety and emotional health affects the physical body and vice versa, read on for an essential mind-body primer.

Anxiety 101: Why does anxiety happen?

Feeling anxious these days? Read on for expert tips on natural remedies for anxiety. Below, we cover the difference between anxiety and stress, types of anxiety disorders, causes of anxiety, how to recognize an anxiety attack, and give our top herbal remedies, supplements, and lifestyle tips to manage it (and know when to get help!)

Tuning in: What Are Your Symptoms Telling You?

We’ve all experienced that occasional feeling that ‘something’ in our body is off. And it can be hard to figure out what’s causing some types of issues, like headaches, bloating, fatigue, irritability, nervousness, rashes, pain, or weight changes. If unexplained symptoms are occurring more frequently, maybe even becoming an unwelcome part of everyday life, then it’s time to take note. … Read More

Hormonal Imbalance & PMS: Are They Connected?

Our chemical messengers HORMONES are at the helm of nearly every cellular action in our bodies. Most of the time, your hormones are continually fluctuating, but usually in predictable patterns. However, it’s also expected that your hormones will fluctuate more dramatically at certain life stages as in puberty, pregnancy, and perimenopause. But when the changes become too extreme and your … Read More

Breaking Down Menopause: What Your (Laundry List of) Symptoms Really Means

Ladies, do you feel like there’s a lot of mystery around menopause, like there are certain things your mother just didn’t want to tell you? Or perhaps it was simply that she didn’t understand it herself. You’re probably well aware that as we age (gracefully, of course), and move past the child-bearing years, that the ovaries are still producing the … Read More

First Steps: Your Journey to Self Care

Putting yourself first

Self-care is a struggle for many women. Most of us need the occasional reminder to fill my own cup back up. When you’re lots of things to lots of people, it’s easy to lose track of yourself. What we have to remember, is that when we are the best version of ourselves, we can be and give the best to … Read More