Hormone Balance + Menopause

When it comes to the intricacy of hormone balance, seed cycling is one of my favorite ways to effectively [yet gently] shift hormones back into balance. Seed cycling is the practice of eating specific seeds to support the key hormones of each phase in the menstrual cycle. The seeds used include flaxseeds, pumpkin, sunflower, and [ continue reading → ]

Breakouts – ugh! Pimples always have a way of popping up at the most inopportune times, but those that appear monthly with our cycle can be the most frustrating of all. We know they are coming, they visit every month, but we just can’t seem to get them under control. Well, I’m here to tell [ continue reading → ]

Rumor has it there are women out there who go through their monthly cycle with little to no issue. No mood swings, cravings, bloating or other symptoms of PMS. No cramps, tender breasts or break outs. Their flow is light and short- just a blip of an inconvenience in their month rather than a devastating [ continue reading → ]

You: A clean-eating, gym-going, do-it-all superstar. The problem:  You can’t get the scale to budge. The harder you work, the cleaner you eat, the more you work out, the more things stay the same. Or worse! [gasp] The scale moves in the WRONG direction. UGH! I feel your pain. I know how hard you work [ continue reading → ]

While the the intricacies of a strong libido aren’t something that we openly talk about it’s a conversation worth having especially if you’ve noticed yourself asking “where did it go?”. Statistically, 32% of women over the age of 40 lose their desire to have sex. So naturally it’s time to dig into the details… Factors working against us: Truth be [ continue reading → ]

Hormones have us wrapped around their little fingers as they communicate with each other thousands of times per second and their messages coordinate exactly how we feel on a day-to-day basis. Having spent YEARS pining after answers about hormone balance and being told that everything was “normal,” I’m here to tell you that pain, anxiety, [ continue reading → ]