The Importance of Orgasms

So, it has been a month since I last posted. There has been SO much going on in my life, so many life changing decisions to be made, and so much change I hardly know what to do with myself. I thought you might want to know a little secret… it’s something that is simple, quick, and feels fantastic. Who doesn’t love a good orgasm right? The good news- they …

Birth Preparation Vs Induction

It is very common for us to be asked the question of “do you induce?”, as a general rule my answer is no. Before you stop reading- allow me to explain myself. Working as both an acupuncturist and a doula, it has given me a unique understanding of how the impact of inducing a birth (whether medically or with acupuncture) can change the birthing outcome- not necessarily for the better. …

Acupuncture needles

Needles- A Prickly Subject?

As an acupuncturist, when I tell people what I do the most common response is “Ugh – needles!”, so I thought I would talk about acupuncture needles compared to the needles that are used when going to the doctor. Unfortunately for me (and you!) the association that many of us have with needles is one filled with dread, tears, pain and fear. Hopefully as you read on you will understand that an …

Keeping the Cold at Bay

Coming into the colder winter months there always seems to be the ever-looming threat of a cold. This may be a persistant sore throat in the mornings, or being surrounded by friends/family/colleagues who are sick and not wanting to interact for fear of catching their dreaded lurgy. There are a few simple things that you are able to do which will not only help keep the colds at bay, but …

Dealing with Change

Change is the only thing in your life that is guaranteed, though most of us have a huge fear of it- as it throws us into the world of the unknown, we lose the control that we had, and are required to discover the new boundaries that are being defined (whether we like it or not). You have a couple of choices- go with it or fight it with everything …