I question if, in 2020 the ‘norm’ of taking the male line name is still relevant, and if so, what’s effect is it having on the empowerment (or not) of women? What are we saying to our daughters and sons with this pattern? what message are are passing on?
These are some of the key things I do to support the health of my menstrual cycle. I’m not a nutritionist, so I’m not giving health/food advice here, what I am doing is sharing what I’ve learnt over the years of working with my cycle.
Our First Period is a portal to our unique gifts, creative sovereignty and cyclical power, and how, as adults we can revisit our first blood, retrieve our Maiden self, restore our natural gifts and recalibrate our menstrual cycle!
Transitioning from one state of being to another is like being between gears. It’s a natural opportunity to recalibrate and reorganise ready for the next gear and get more in touch with our natural essence.
Sharing our story in the presence of a skillful witness can be incredibly healing AND from a nervous system perspective, telling a story chronologically can further instill the traumatic narrative in the brain.