Category: Body Positive
The connection between brain fog and menopause

The connection between brain fog and menopause

This year for World Menopause Day, the theme is cognition and mood. As you know, I am very interested in all thing’s menopause. But you might not know that I am currently working with Synapse – Australia’s leading organisation supporting those with brain injury. My...

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Your health is like a 3-legged stool

Your health is like a 3-legged stool

It's no secret that leading a healthy lifestyle can help you live longer. But what's often overlooked is the importance of having healthy relationships. Studies have shown that strong social connections are just as crucial to your health as eating right and exercising...

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When should I see a physio?

When should I see a physio?

A pelvic health physiotherapist is the starting point to work out any issues you may be experiencing. These might be new or changing experiences due to having children, hitting menopause, or even changing your exercise routine. Bypass the Instagram doctors and get the...

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When should I start thinking about menopause?

When should I start thinking about menopause?

If you are kid wrangling right now, or a fitness professional who is working with mums, menopause may be the last thing that you will be thinking about. Menopause is something that happens in your 50’s, right? And for many women, that thought alone will move it from...

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Is this my last menstrual period?

Is this my last menstrual period?

I am 52 years old and every time I get my period I wonder if it is my last one. The average age for women to complete the menopause transition is around 51. And to be clear – that means that you have had exactly 12 months free of your period before you can claim the...

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Almond Croissants & Birth Trauma

Almond Croissants & Birth Trauma

These two things may seem like an unlikely blog title. But allow me to share a story with you. I have been a mover and shaker in the fitness industry for more than a decade. My passion has been to create a greater awareness of women's health issues. And to build on...

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Prolapse 101

Prolapse 101

Don’t know what prolapse is? I didn’t either! Let me tell you about how I learned about it… Nearly twenty years ago, I was in a pretty bad place. My husband had moved out and in with his girlfriend of 6 weeks, I was 7 months pregnant with our second child. We had...

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Imposter Syndrome. You’re in good company.

Imposter Syndrome. You’re in good company.

I know a young woman who is both confident and passionate. Blessed with a high EQ (Emotional Intelligence), she is able to quickly assess different personalities and dial in empathetically (if the need be). With ease. I often tell her, that this is her Super Power....

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