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Here you’ll find our best hints, tips, guidance and recommendations to boost fertility and calm hormone havoc.  In short, we’re not short of inspiration.

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How to Balance Hormones Part I

So, as you know, my job is helping women balance hormones through food and lifestyle choices and my natural therapies like homeobotanicals and homeopathy.  Regular readers will also know that I believe every woman is different and deserves to be treated that way....

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie Recipe 

Here's my Pumpkin Pie Smoothie.  I love a good smoothie; one that isn't a fruit/sugar fest and has protein, good fats and fibre to keep us fuller for longer. A smoothie that helps balance blood sugar, energy, hormones and moods. I've messed about with this recipe for...

What is Health Coaching?

Health Coaching. Do you know what it is? Have you made an assumption about what it is? Do you know whether you'd benefit from health coaching or not?   Have you considered how it might complement other things you're doing to improve your health, hormone balance or...

How to Make a Healthy Smoothie

Smoothies can be quick and tasty for breakfast and we can have them "on the go" if we have to, but how do you make a healthy smoothie that's filling too? We've talked before about morning habits and routines and how - without realising - we can be harming health,...

Is it normal to feel like crap?

We meet so many women who - quite frankly - feel crap. Sorry for use of that word, but you'll know what we mean. But is it normal to feel like crap? Many women feel crappy and have felt crappy for a long time. They feel crappy and yet it's their "normal".  They either...

Weight and Fertility – Does It Matter?

Fertility is definitely a weighty matter. Being underweight or overweight can affect falling pregnant and so, it's a good thing for both would-be parents to manage their weight at a healthy level. And it’s much better to do that before trying to conceive. Find out why...

Liz Lalor Fertility Programme

Did you know that Life and Cycles Kathy is accredited in the Liz Lalor fertility programme for preconception care? No? Well I am.  Find out more right here! I am fully trained in the Liz Lalor Fertility Programme.  There are still very few UK practitioners. I studied...

Balancing Hormones

Balancing hormones can be a pretty tricky business.  We're sharing just one simple, small hack that make a HUGE difference to get you started on the road to hormone harmony or the path to parenthood.  It's a great tip that works well for women but also the guys.  ...

Tips for Getting Pregnant

People often ask our tips for getting pregnant.  And we're here to give you the lowdown in this blog. Planning to Get Pregnant? Many want a quick fix or a magic wand, especially if they've been trying for a while and it hasn't happened for them yet. We totally...

The Truth About Menopause

The truth about menopause can be tough to find with so many myths out there. Find out the real truth about menopause from Life and Cycles. Before we look at that, let’s get a few things straight. Let’s be clear on what natural menopause actually means.  Here’s the...

Fertility Acupuncture

How can acupuncture support fertility? It's a popular question!  Or what is fertility acupuncture?   Fertility and Acupuncture There are a lot of studies, which show encouraging results for acupuncture and its role in fertility support and research suggests that...

What is a Healthy Period?

What IS a normal period?  What is a healthy period? If you buy into what you see on TV, it’s rolling blading down a promenade on a bleaching hot day wearing shorts, a huge smile ...and the market’s best selling tampon, of course! Must be the perfect period.Yeah,...

How Can I Improve Egg Quality?

Hey, we're talking women's egg health and egg quality, here at Life and Cycles. Women, we're born with all the eggs we’re going to have (although some newer studies say that may not be true) so it makes sense to take the best care of them. Let's try to protect them...