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
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
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
You are what you eat (absorb). Every human cell in your body is made of the building blocks of what you consume. I'm currently breastfeeding my son who is 4 months old and it amazes how chubby he is getting each day. However, as adults, we have autonomy on the food choices we make daily … Continue reading 3 tips on eating mindfully
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
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?
Today I took myself out to a cafe to sit alone and read. Having this quiet time filled me up with joy. I've been guilty since becoming a parent not making "me time" a priority. Having children had shifted my perception on what was important and ultimately I had created a habit of putting myself … Continue reading Putting yourself first
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?
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
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