Tag: womens health

Sometimes, I need a nap, how I discovered I was an introvert

Sometimes, I need a nap, how I discovered I was an introvert

Realising that there’s a name for how you’re feeling and there’s a label for being the you that you’ve fought your whole life against is somewhat refreshing. Yet, totally terrifying all at once. You see, I like people. And I love being social. And … …

47 Summers

47 Summers

What would you do if you knew you had 47 Summers left on this planet? If you had to map out the time you had left. What would you add to the list of things you wanted to accomplish? What would be on your list …

43 daily habits, guaranteed to calm your mind and change your life

43 daily habits, guaranteed to calm your mind and change your life

I’m so over seeing lists of habits that say they are gonna change your life! … but this gal has done some hard yards in this life and I can tell you one thing… that these habits are worth reading! Even picking a small handful …

7 Self-care journal prompts for the life you deserve

7 Self-care journal prompts for the life you deserve

I was speaking to a new friend who has been on the front lines of Covid19 yesterday about this lockdown. How, while it’s complete shit, and no one would wish this on any nation, it has had it’s silver linings. We’ve been forced to assess …

Guest Post: Caring for yourself, an essential part of caring for others

Guest Post: Caring for yourself, an essential part of caring for others

I’m Jacqui O’Connor. I’ve been a Registered Nurse for 25 years, working with women and families and in psychosocial nurse management. Through lived experience, I’ve discovered the benefits of working with mindfulness and healing modalities and find joy in sharing the tools I’ve mastered with …

7 steps to self care

7 steps to self care

No bullshit, warm baths or cups of tea here! Just some simple and sage steps on how to get your mind and body back into equilibrium when you’re feeling a bit meh… although I must say that this list seems to be my main staple …

How I learned patience amidst a pandemic

How I learned patience amidst a pandemic

I’ve been somewhat surprised at my reaction… or maybe lack of… to this lockdown… I’ve been calm and reasoned, present, connected and hopeful. My anxiety has been low, very low and I am sleeping well. The family is all getting on well and we seem …

Vegan (protein powder) blueberry pancakes

Vegan (protein powder) blueberry pancakes

The fabulous Sandy Rasmussen popped this delectable vegan pancake recipe into my inbox and I had to share… perfect for a Sunday brunch to share with the fam! 💛 These Protein Pancakes have none of the high GI foods in them and they’re delicious.  Sandy …

Nutrition, autoimmune disease and perimenopause

Nutrition, autoimmune disease and perimenopause

My name is Sandy Rasmussen and 2020 marks my 50th year. I have 3 children aged between 9 and 14 and I am also a practising qualified Personal Trainer, and I have a passion for nutrition and I love to share what’s worked for me. …

How to tame your anxiety in uncertain times

How to tame your anxiety in uncertain times

Anxiety sucks. And right now, for many women she sucks bad. I’m not sure why, but over these past weeks, I’ve actually been super calm and centered… maybe it’s because I feel well prepared? Or maybe it’s because I’m continuing to do those things I …