Breast Tenderness after Hysterectomy Q&A by Leilani Navar at healgrowthriveflow.com

Question: I’ve had a hysterectomy, but I still have my ovaries. Sometimes I get breast pain, and I wonder if it has to do with my cycle. Is there any way to tell where I am in my cycle, with no period? Answer: If you have your ovaries, you are probably still having an ovarian…

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Skills for Resilience by Leilani Navar

So, there are some reasons to be alarmed right now, and reasons to be taking action. I feel there are the same reasons to be cultivating adaptability and resilience for ourselves, our loved ones, our communities. I’ve been reflecting on the skills/mindsets that I hope will serve me, my family and our community no matter…

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5 Ways Dreams Invite Insights about Physical Health by Leilani Navar at healgrowthriveflow.com

You’ve had those dreams, right, that you just know are important? But you have no idea what they mean? In my experience, every dream is significant. But at first glance, I usually have no idea what a dream means either. Stepping into dreamwork is like stepping blindfolded into a space filled with sounds, scents, and…

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Metal Imagery Symbols in Dreams for Healing and Chinese Medicine by Leilani Navar healgrowthriveflow.com

Yes and no. The radiance of sound and light. Poignancy. Grief. In the cosmology of Chinese medicine, these resonate with the Metal element. This means they also resonate with the Lungs – think of an inhale, discernment of what stays and what goes, and an exhale. The Large Intestine – which also sorts what stays…

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Emotional Healing Question Re-Frame What Emotional Healing Can I Do That Might Liberate New Energy for Healing by Leilani Navar healgrowthriveflow.com

I mean, EVERYBODY has emotional healing they could do. It’s true that in some cases, our emotional stuck-places are the most significant reason we’re ill. Sometimes they’re just one piece of the puzzle, one tree fallen across the stream, one straw on the back. I do believe that in all cases, those stuck-places restrict our…

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July 2019 New Moon Note Continuous Mucus Leilani Navar healgrowthriveflow.com yourcycledays.com

“Continuous mucus,” or seeing some kind of discharge from the vagina every day, stops a lot of people from using Fertility Awareness. Not because it stops you from recognizing fertile and infertile days, but because it’s confusing at first. Confusion can be discouraging. So let me clarify this, and encourage you. Generally, we see cervical…

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Mint Tea for Stress healgrowthriveflow.com

You know those cravings for sweet foods when you’re stressed? We get those cravings because the sweet flavor (temporarily) soothes the Liver network. If you go for a cookie or a sugary drink, though, you won’t really relieve your body’s stress, and you’ll get the negative effects of sugar on your nervous system and your…

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How Much Coffee Makes You Anxious healgrowthriveflow.com

For some people it’s a sip, for some it’s anything over 2 cups. For me, it’s having more than 1 cup in a day. But I notice that even 1 cup raises things to a higher pitch, a little hum of urgency and agitation. And more sweating. Here’s a natural way of reducing anxiety that’s…

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when to expect a double peak leilani navar healgrowthriveflow.com

I got the flu a few months ago, and had a Double Peak for the first time years. I ovulated 10 days later than I usually do, and had a 40-day cycle. That means the window in which I could have gotten pregnant was about 10 days later than it typically is for me. I…

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Consider this your permission slip healgrowthriveflow.com

You know that feeling that you can’t/shouldn’t take care of your own well-being because others are relying on you? Me too. I lived long years feeling like too much hung in the balance for me to bail on my responsibilities and take a nap, or a walk, or the time to write down a dream,…

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