For a few months I’d been thinking about trying this relatively new concept of a ‘menstrual cup’. I kept hearing more about them and through research, I quickly began to realise that the benefits would out weigh any sort of initial awkwardness I had around it. Plus, as a health care practitioner with an interest in Women’s Health; and as someone who likes to make conscious choices to feel more
Recent scientific research has found that our gut is our second brain and our emotional centre. It detoxifies, regulates inflammation and makes 90% of our neurotransmitters, like the happy chemical Serotonin. Therefore we must nourish our tummies well so our health and happiness can thrive.
Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) philosophy has always said that for health and happiness to flourish, we need to live in harmony with the environment. However thanks to the hectic, modern world, that we live in, most of us have lost that connection to the earth and the elements within us that tie us to nature.
Ever seen Hollywood’s finest walking the red carpet and sporting those purple circles on their backs? Gwyneth Paltrow and Jennifer Anniston perhaps? That’s because they’re right into Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) cupping!