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The daily meditation practice for women with no time

You’re probably reading this now because you already know the benefits of having a daily meditation practice or have heard that meditation could help you manage your stress levels but feel like it’s an unattainable goal. Even the phrase “daily meditation practice” already seems time consuming and daunting to say the least, right? But what … Continue reading The daily meditation practice for women with no time

The one thing to give up to reduce your risk of a miscarriage

When I was at university, I worked part-time at an Italian restaurant and drank a lot of coffee. I drank so much that I pretty much became immune to this delicious drug. I could drink easily 4 cups before bed and still go to sleep. Now I don’t know what the quality of my sleep … Continue reading The one thing to give up to reduce your risk of a miscarriage

What to do when you feel overwhelmed and stressed

In the past week, I have been feeling so overwhelmed with what is going in my life right now that I haven't been present when I'm with my children. As I was breastfeeding my son to sleep at 7pm at night, my mind was racing when I should have been just enjoying the quiet peaceful … Continue reading What to do when you feel overwhelmed and stressed

5 practical work from home tips for a productive day

You might have fantasised in the past about working from home but now this might actually be your new reality and realised it's not all it's all cracked out to be. Maybe you have the kids at home too, so trying to find the balance of doing productive work whilst keeping the kids entertained is … Continue reading 5 practical work from home tips for a productive day

Is motherhood brain-numbing and lonely?

Recently I saw a post from a stay home mum who was saying that she wasn't afraid to admit that although she absolutely loves and adores her kids, being at home all day everyday can be seriously brain-numbing and lonely. She added that of course, she could be in an uninspiring job working the 9-5 … Continue reading Is motherhood brain-numbing and lonely?

Is vaginal discharge normal?

For some reason I dislike the term vaginal discharge. Discharge to me carries some negative connotation that implies the body is rejecting or expelling fluids because it’s bad or somehow unhealthy. However vaginal discharge is in fact a very normal function of the vagina to ensure the area of the vagina and vulva is kept … Continue reading Is vaginal discharge normal?

How to reduce everyday radiation exposure whilst pregnant

I was getting ready for the day and my husband was baffled with the layers of items I was putting on as I was getting dressed. I’m sure he was thinking if I was getting ready for battle. In a sense, I kind of was. Other than a bra and undies, I was wearing a … Continue reading How to reduce everyday radiation exposure whilst pregnant

What fruits and vegetables to avoid

The Environmental Working Group EWG released the 2019 Dirty Dozen where they have listed my son's favourite fruit, strawberries at the top of the list. Although sometimes it can be expensive to buy organic (certified or uncertified), you can skip organic produce listed under the Clean 15 and try to aim for organic produce listed … Continue reading What fruits and vegetables to avoid