There are a number of different types of prolapse, depending on which organ is affected. Uterine prolapse When the ligaments supporting the uterus become flaccid and loosen, the uterus bulges downwards. This is a uterine prolapse. Those who suffer from uterine prolapse often report a sensation of dragging, heaviness or pulling in the pelvis, with a feeling of “sitting on … Read More

Should companies have a period policy?

Is a “period policy” a good thing? A Bristol company has a created a “period policy”. On the face of it, this has got to be a good thing, right? But actually, I’m still trying to decide how I feel about it. A period policy that is put in place simply to enable women to take a few days off … Read More

Five positives of the menopause

I thought I’d share some thoughts on the menopause. This is the time when our periods cease. It heralds a new phase of life, a time of personal growth and freedom – that is if we can approach it with positivity, instead of the sense of dread that seems to prevail. Do you know that there are some cultures that … Read More

10 signs your womb may be tilted

10 signs your womb may be tilted

Your womb is at your centre – physically as well as being the source of your creative force, both for making and growing babies as well as bringing forth your passions into the world. Her optimum position is a delicate balance where she can perform her monthly dance with grace and ease. When she falls and trips, losing herself and … Read More

Castor oil packs

Healing with castor oil packs

Healing with castor oil Whenever I suggest castor oil to clients, I see the same – horrified – expression on their faces… So, let’s clear this up right from the start – I am not going to ask you to drink it, but rather use it as an external pack for healing. Phew! Castor oil has been used therapeutically for … Read More

10 ways to a positive moontime

10 ways to a positive moontime

Many women find that their moontime is not the celebratory event they would like. It’s hard to be positive about your woman hood and bleeding if it’s painful. As the founder of Mizan Therapy I am obviously going to suggest seeing a Mizan Practitioner who will work with you on diet, lifestyle and emotional shifts that can help. But it … Read More