The Period Party is what happens when you get two women’s health experts unscripted, uncensored, and on the air! Think of it as girl talk gone menstrual!
Mercier Therapy for Pelvic Related Conditions with Dr. Jennifer Mercier
Dr. Jennifer Mercier is the creator of Mercier Therapy, deep pelvic visceral manipulation that will help to bring about better organ mobility and restore overall blood flow so that optimal pelvic organ function can return. This therapy is paramount in helping women with pelvic pain, fertility problems, and pretty much any pelvic-related condition you can imagine.
In this episode, we talk about Jennifer's journey with endometriosis, how she went from treating herself to developing Mercier therapy which has helped countless women around the world, what visceral manipulation means and what you can expect from a session of Mercier Therapy, the physical aspect of fertility, and so much more!
To learn more about Dr. Jennifer Mercier, visit the show notes.
Sexual Harassment: Why Female Sexual Empowerment is Key to Ending it with Marina Ollero
Marina Ollero is a women's sexuality coach and the founder of In a Woman's Body, a global platform & movement created for women who want to feel empowered and connected to our bodies through learning about female sexuality. Marina hopes that by building hidden knowledge about female sexuality and creating empathic & supportive spaces for women to talk about their sexual experiences we can empower women in our bodies, and through it end the sexual harassment in the world.
In this episode, Marina and I talk about her mission to end sexual harassment, the connection between sexual empowerment and sexual violence, the huge potential created by empowering women, how you can start connecting with your sexuality, what the journey of healing around sexual empowerment looks like, and so much more!
This is not a topic we've covered before with any depth and I'm so curious to hear what you think about it. Share your thoughts on Instagram and tag me @NicoleMJardim.
To learn more about Marina Ollero, visit the show notes.
Addressing Racial Bias in Maternal Healthcare with Kimberly Seals Allers
Kimberly Seals Allers is an award-winning journalist, five-time author, international speaker, strategist, and advocate for maternal & infant health. A former senior editor at ESSENCE and writer at FORTUNE magazine, Kimberly is a leading voice on the socio-cultural complexities of motherhood. She is also the founder of Irth, a new app to address bias in maternity & infant care.
In this episode, Kimberly and I talk about how she awakened to the inequalities in maternal and infant healthcare, the scary reality of the impact of race on medical care, the racist history of the medical field, what she's doing to decode bias and create a better experience for Black and brown women, how white women can help to address the inequality in our medical system, and so much more. You are going to love this episode!
To learn more about Kimberly Seals Allers, visit the show notes.
Menstrual Suppression Is Not The Answer with Laura Wershler
Laura Wershler is a sexual and reproductive health advocate, writer, and speaker with thirty years of experience working and volunteering for pro-choice organizations in Canada. For the last decade, she has focused on menstrual cycle advocacy, supported by her membership and volunteer work with the Society for Menstrual Cycle Research. Laura is a fierce advocate for body literacy - in fact, she coined the term - and supporter of all menstruators enjoying regular ovulatory cycles to support their overall health.
In this episode, Laura and I talk about the protective power of our ovulatory cycles, how the misinformation around menstrual suppression makes it difficult for menstruators to make informed decisions, the big problem with the "pill for every female ill" mindset, why she feels positive about the direction menstrual cycle awareness is taking, and so much more. This episode is fire, enjoy!
To learn more about Laura Wershler, visit the show notes.
Going Keto for Menopause with Dr. Anna Cabeca
Dr. Anna Cabeca is an internationally-acclaimed menopause and sexual health expert, global speaker, and pioneering promoter of women’s health. She is Emory University-trained and triple board-certified in gynecology and obstetrics, integrative medicine and anti-aging and regenerative medicine, and is the author of The Hormone Fix, a diet and holistic lifestyle program for menopausal women and Keto-Green 16.
In this episode, we talk about why sooner is better when it comes to healing our menstrual cycles, the simple steps you can take to empower yourself and get in sync with your body, what makes Dr. Anna's approach to keto different, why Dr. Anna considers the shift to keto critical from peri-menopause onward, how menopause affects our gut health, and so much more!
To learn more about Dr. Anna Cabeca, visit the show notes.
Flower Essences for Problem-Free Periods with Katie Hess
Katie Hess is a flower alchemist, author of Flowerevolution, and founder of LOTUSWEI, one of the world’s leading floral apothecaries. She travels in search of rare flowers with the healing qualities most needed by today’s world, from the forests of British Columbia to sacred sites in India, rainforests in Costa Rica, hot springs in Iceland, and the jungles of Taiwan. Katie captures the lifeforce and activating potential of flowers and translates it into an accessible method to bring more happiness into our daily lives. Whether it’s hosting retreats, leading meditations, or her travels to find the planet’s most powerful flowers, the essence of Katie’s work is to awaken people to their own inner wisdom.
In this episode, we talk about how flower essences help you plug into my inner wisdom, the transformational results Katie experienced with her clients, why flower essences are different from essential oils, the benefits of using flower essences to connect with the energy of nature, Katie's experience with using flower essences to go from painful to pain-free periods, how you can get started with flower essences, and so much more!
To learn more about Katie Hess, visit the show notes.