3 ways I’m trying to slow down

It’s early Sunday morning, the day after my birthday and everyone else is asleep.

Another year has tip-toed quietly by

I had a lovely birthday yesterday. I spent time with my family and I was pampered with chocolate, flowers, thoughtful messages and gifts. I also thought about my mum.

Anyway, this morning I’m undeniably a year older.

That’s ok.

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Periods | What’s your problem?

Periods, hormones, homeopathy, east LondonThis week I was chatting to a woman who told me she hadn’t had any periods for 3 months. She knew she wasn’t pregnant, so she wasn’t sure what was going on.

I asked if she was having trouble sleeping and she said that she lay awake for a couple of hours every night. She was quite surprised when I explained that the underlying cause of both things was probably stress.

Periods, stress and sleep are more connected than you might think.

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