My feelings about screens

homeopathy, screens, stress, smartphone, addiction, cortisol, calm

I was at my hormonal wisdom workshop this week and one of the things I spoke about was screens and stress.

Screens are part of the landscape now, whether we like it or not. And mostly, we like it.

My husband and son went to stay with his father for a couple of nights this week. I received a late night message:

‘Dad’s stopped paying the bill, so there’s no wifi.’

He wasn’t happy but it wasn’t the end of the world; he still had his phone and a 4G connection.

My daughter’s phone battery life is limited so until she can afford a new phone she goes everywhere with an additional battery pack.

I take my phone to the park so I can take photos of my dog walk.

Does this sound familiar?

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Hormone wisdom in a nutshell

Homeopathy, London, hormones, periods, health, natural alternative, pill detox, acne, PMS
It was my first ever Hormone Wisdom workshop this week, and it was a lot of fun.

From 10 years in homeopathy practice, I know there are a surprising number of ways that hormonal imbalance can show up for your average woman.

Painful periods is one.

Heavy periods is another.

Early menopause is something else.

That’s before you even get into the bigger issues of PCOS and fertility, and I can’t remember the last time I met a woman who didn’t have some form of PMS.

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Periods | What’s your problem?

Homeopathy, London, periods, hormones, PMS, endometriosis, migraine, infertility
This 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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