Let’s start with an overview of a ‘normal’ menstrual cycle:
◦Your menstrual cycle averages 28 days.
◦The 4 weeks are split in the middle by day 14 which is when you ovulate.
◦Day 1 is when your period starts.
◦The first two weeks are called the follicular phase
◦The second two weeks are called the luteal phase

Most of my planners use ‘Menstrual Cycle Tracker’, it looks like morse code but it is a simple way of identifying where in your cycle you are.

Each dash or – represents a week and | represent day 14

Blogs on Hormones and Hormone Balancing

Stages Of The Menopause

Every woman knows she will be menopausal. However, it always happens when we are way to young to be menopausal and at not a very convenient time. As with many things in life that we do not choose, the only thing left is to choose our attitude towards the...

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Starting To Exercise Again?

The menopause can shake up your exercise routine and not always in a good way. Lowering hormones can affect your energy levels or perhaps your sleep is interupted and your not getting a good nights rest. It is easy to think about what you ‘should’ be doing, rather than what your body actually needs.

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My Favourite Books

My "go to" book when clients are stuck. Lot's of aha moments when reading it. If you don't know where to start with mantra's there are plenty of examples here! The best introduction and explanation of Law of Attraction in a novel. ...

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Samantha Valand is the author of "The Menopause Diaries: A practical guide to healthy eating and exercising in your menopausal years". You can find out more about her book here.

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