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Spring Wellness

Ayurveda is a 5000-year-old medical system that translates to the science/knowledge of life. It is a modality deep rooted in the ancient philosophy that we are seasonal and cyclical beings composed of the natural elements. In order to create more harmony and balance in our minds and bodies for overall well-being Ayurveda recommends living according [...]

Cultivating Intimacy with Self

As the calendar flicks over to the month of February, a lot of us associate this month with Valentine’s Day, the day of cupid and all things love and romance. At Angea, we are all for love and romance! However, as always, we love to dive in deeper. Our word of the month is intimacy. [...]

Postnatal Depletion

The meaning of the term Postnatal Depletion sounds pretty straightforward. In some ways it is. It means depletion of the mother in the postnatal period. The problem though is that most people are unaware of what the postnatal period actually is, limiting it to the year or so after the birth of the child. Many [...]

Cervical Health

National Cervical Cancer Awareness Week has just passed. It is an excellent time to check in with yourself and identify when your last cervical screen was. This is a vital part of our cervical wellness, as women. If you can’t remember when your last one was, book it in today. Our cervix is an extension of [...]

International Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day

It’s International Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day today, October 15th. This is a special day set aside by Sands Australia to honour all the babies we have lost, through miscarriage, stillbirth or newborn death. Losing a baby is a deeply traumatic experience. We hope it never happens to us. But if it does, nothing [...]

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

At Angea we want to empower women to live their healthiest and most fulfilled life and since October is Breast Cancer Awareness month in Australia, it's time to talk boobies ladies. Breast cancer remains the second most common cancer among Australian women. So it is important that we talk about breast health and continue to [...]

Spring has sprung!

Spring is upon us and already our activity levels are increasing. It is the time to shake off the dormancy of winter and make like a little spring seed, unfurling, unfolding and growing new foliage. I mean this physically, mentally and spiritually. Our activity levels naturally increase. Our connection with nature grows as we start [...]

Breast Milk Supply and Nutrition Part 2

Following on from our previous post which delves into the Chinese Medicine perspective on breast milk supply, this week we have written what this can actually look like and Kim's top 10 tips to include if you are having lactation issues. In the first week post partum, the new mother needs warming. This is not [...]

Unlocking your fertility potential

You’ve decided you’re ready for a baby. Congratulations! We know how exciting this time can be. Yet we also know that attempting to make an entirely new human can be emotional, tough and frustrating. While you can't always control the fertility process, there are many things you can do to increase your chances of conceiving, [...]

Restoring your energy this Winter

Here we are in the thick of Winter. This time of year is what we call in Chinese medicine the “Yin” time of year.   What is yin? The qualities of yin energy are soft, slow, flow, create, inwards, reflective, cool, feminine, reserve, conserve, rest, digest.   Winter is the perfect time to embrace this [...]