I must admit, I have had this love-hate relationship with meditation for the last twenty-five years. I love the state that meditation brings me to, that sense of being relaxed, calm, and focused. But, oh, I hate having to sit there while trying to wrestle with my crazy active mind.Read More
One of my favorite self-care techniques which can help women positively impact their own reproductive health, is castor oil packs. This technique can be incredibly powerful for both improving many different menstrual cycle complaints and boosting fertility. And, it’s incredibly cheap and easy to do at home!Read More
If you are currently trying to get pregnant, you may be wondering just what foods really are the best to feed your fertility. Maybe you’re trying to research your way in finding the best fertility diet, sifting through online articles and finding you are confused with exactly what you should be eating.Read More
One of my favorite techniques to teach the women I work with is acupressure. This ancient Asian technique is extremely powerful and can be pretty simple to learn.
I remember the day clearly when my first migraine hit me. I was 20 years old and working in a restaurant waiting tables when bam! The pain hit me out of nowhere and it was unbearable, I could hardly see or move. And at the same time, I wanted to run out of the restaurant because of the smells, the noise, and the bright lights.Read More
This is a question I am asked often as a fertility expert. My answer is always a resounding YES! And in fact, you can basically ask that question about anything health related - does diet affect my hormones? My mood? My skin? And the answer would be yes, yes, and yes! Because of that, nutrition is the first place I usually start with women who are trying to get pregnant. Because, as the saying goes, food can either be your medicine or your poison.Read More
Do you have PMS symptoms of mood swings, anxiety, low energy, and insomnia? Maybe even one or two or even several days of spotting before your period actually starts? And are you reading this and saying, yeah I have all of these things and they are a pain, but it’s just my body? Maybe you’ve also had a conversation with your OB/gyn about this and she just said that it sounded normal.Read More