Peri-menopause reframed

Peri-menopause, perimenopause, menopause, hot flashes, natural treatments, homeopathy herbs
Peri-menopause is something that happens to all women eventually.

Most women in their forties already have an overflowing plate, so it’s not surprising that perimenopause can be a mental, physical and emotional challenge.

For women having babies in their late thirties or early forties, energy can be incredibly depleted post-natally, and hormonal fluctuations can feel like the last straw.

A course of homeopathy provides effective treatment to soften and ease the process, and even troublesome symptoms respond beautifully to a natural approach.

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A Snow Day

Snow, Bethnal Green, London, HomeopathyThe snow was the reason I woke up late today. When I opened my eyes I saw that it was almost 9am.

Wilf opened the door,

“Mum, it’s snowing!”

I looked out of the window to see, but I’d already guessed. It was so quiet. It’s always quiet where we are, but it was even quieter today. That’s how I knew there was snow.

There are just two weeks left until it’s Christmas. My aim is always to keep Sundays simple, but it’s always easier said than done. I had a long list of things to do today, but everything was pushed back while we came up with a plan.

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Memories on Mother’s Day

 

homeopathy, self-care, grief, loss, sadness

I’m writing this from a café in Dublin. I’m here to DJ at Fair City Blues, one of my favourite weekend blues music and dance events.

I didn’t realise I was going to be away for Mother’s Day. I don’t think my family mind too much. I know I’ll find a card and some flowers to welcome me home tomorrow.

As a child, I remember making cards with flowers made out of tissue. Sometimes we even made bunches of flowers with pipe cleaner stems. We would always visit my grandmothers on Mothering Sunday, as they both lived nearby.

Today I’m sitting in this café thinking about the mother figures I’ve had in my life, and reflect on how they influenced me.

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