Free Yourself From Social Expectations

Life can feel like a labyrinth of “shoulds” as marriage, motherhood, mortgages and career milestones hem us into lives that don’t feel like our own. And many of us could be in danger of designing our days to meet the expectations of others, be it family, friends or society as a whole, rather than pleasing ourselves. So, how can women live free from these limitations?

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Easy Kefir Sourdough Bread

Kefir is a cultured, fermented milk drink, originally from the mountainous region that divides Asia and Europe. It is similar to yogurt – but a drink, with a tart, sour taste and a slight ‘fizz’. This is due to carbon dioxide – the end product of the fermentation process. The length of the fermentation time will affect the taste. Kefir is a great source of calcium and is rich in probiotic bacteria.

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Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) Get To The Root Cause !

Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is one of the major health issues for childbearing-age women, as both physical and psychological symptoms can affect health and quality of life.

Epidemiological studies show that 75% of fertile women have mild to moderate symptoms of PMS; 3-8% may present severe symptoms. Hormonal dysfunction can impact mood, sleep, and appetite and lead to symptoms such as anxiety, pain, hot flashes, and even memory impairment “There’s no ‘one’ hormone involved in [PMS]—this is a complex dance and

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3 of my favorite Wild nettle recipes: Nettle pesto, Nettle soup, and Nettle ravioli!

Ideally nettles should be picked in June early July because in high summer the leaves become coarse and bitter. So now’s the time to get out there and get picking, remembering of course to wear some gloves for sting protection. Pick the young shoots on the top of the nettle plant, and remove the tougher stems if any.

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