Category Archives: PMS

Finding your calm in nature.

It’s well known that being outside, in the open, breathing in fresh, crisp, clean air helps reduce stress levels, clears your mind of all the jumbled, messy thoughts and feelings and rejuvenates you; body and mind. Especially in the lil old New Zealand. There’s a few reasons why the “great outdoors” are good for you: […]

Your Cycle and your Hormones

In one of our more recent posts, we briefly chatted about the stages of your menstrual cycle and how the hormones wax and wane during that time. We’re going to dive deeper here and go through the stages of your cycle and explain where the blips could be happening. Your cycle: The average menstrual cycle […]

Hormones and your weight

Hormones and your weight. As women, the issues we face with our hormones seem never ending, especially when our hormones are imbalanced. The worst part is, sometimes, we don’t even know what a hormonal imbalance looks like in ourselves. What we see and feel: Weight gain is still one of the biggest factors that women […]

Women’s Half Marathon at Villa Maria Estate

Wow how good was it to get together and have fun together. We were so excited to recently be part of the wonderful Women’s Half Marathon at Villa Maria in January this year. You guys rock with all the massive amount fitness, effort, energy and fun that you show. We just love seeing all the […]

Hormones and what you need to know.

Moody teenagers and their wild emotions, adult women crying at the drop of a hat and a full-blown mental breakdown PMS fuelled explosion from a woman all have one thing in common – Hormones and these hormones are usually imbalanced. The way we women end up feeling “a little hormonal” each month is nothing new […]

Self-care – Inside and Out

What do you think of when you first hear the words self-care? For many women, the first thing they think of is pampering themselves. Taking a bit of time to do something for themselves. Such as getting their hair done, nails done, getting a facial, getting a massage. This is generally what us women think […]

Does PMS affect your sleep?

Woman trying to sleep

Many women report that they experience insomnia or difficulty sleeping in the days leading up to menstruation. So, what causes this? Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) has been shown to cause insomnia and hypersomnia (excessive sleepiness, particularly during the day).  Many menstrual symptoms like cramps and bloating can disturb sleep due to the physical discomfort they cause, […]