Waking up early isn’t for everyone. For some people, waking up for 5am works great, but for others (cue me raising my hand!) it’s not the easiest thing in the world. You shouldn’t force yourself to wake up at 5am if it doesn’t come naturally. And this is why.
Some studies note relationships between alcohol consumption and cycle irregularities, but generally only when alcohol is consumed chronically at high doses. When looking at moderate drinking, there may be no measurable change in menstrual cycle function.
Our hormones affect every single part of our bodies. From how our periods act, to how well our brains focus to our weight. When our hormones are balanced and working for us, we generally don’t notice it. But when our hormones are unstable? It might look like this.
Feeling low? I always ask myself when the last time I ate was. And while 9 times out of 10 my mid-afternoon crash is because I didn’t eat enough at lunch; I try to focus on reaching for something that will feed my brain long term (and not just that sugary, high calorie treat that only lasts for so long!)
Want to know what I see when I google superwoman? Endless images of a, usually, happy mother, juggling different things like it’s easy. PLEASE. Make me do all those things, and I promise you, I’ll be tired haggard, searching for a third coffee and just wanting to give up.
Mismanaged blood sugar can easily be the underlying root cause of your hormonal problems. In order to understand why blood sugar regulation is crucial to balanced hormones and symptom-free periods, lets first take a look at the hormones involved, insulin and glucagon.
Breast Implant Illness is a term that some women and medical practitioners use to refer to a wide range of symptoms that can develop after undergoing reconstruction or cosmetic augmentation with breast implants.
Hormones are complicated things to test. They change every single hour, of every single day. We have a 28 (ish) day cycle, and we need to stop think that we’re supposed to be experiencing the same thing every day. So, in some cases they are indicated to test. but sometimes, we don’t necessarily need to.
Any type of blood loss, including that from your period, can cause anemia. This is known as an iron deficiency. Symptoms of an iron deficiency can include tiredness, weakness, shortness of breath, poor concentration, lightheadedness.
These are the perfect vacations. They require no pre-planning, no expenses, and no travel. This is a vacation that isn’t just easy, it’s also very important for your mental health. These are called mental vacations; kind of like day dreams. But not quite.
The dangers of work burnout are pretty clear. There’s that familiar creeping feeling as we get further and further along a path that isn’t working for us. But how can you tell exactly when you’re actually burnt out — and how can you deal with work burnout? Well, it starts by checking in with yourself.
Have you noticed that when it comes to burnout, women seem to get hit harder and faster than our male counterparts? There’s a few reasons for this, but I want to talk today about the theory of Emotional Labour, and why it might be one of the driving factors for why...