Fires, Floods, Rejuvenation

Fires, Floods and Rejuvenation: Positive Reflections on a Challenging Australian Summer by Jan Roberts It’s been a long, distressing summer in Australia. The bush fires started in August, before the winter was even done. I live 100 km west of Sydney, in the magnificent Blue Mountains National Heritage Area, which is notoriously prone to bushfire.…

Balanced Hormones for Better Loving

Balanced Hormones for Better Loving Author: Jan Roberts   Lifestyles and environments are becoming ever more toxic with ‘hormone-disruptors’—or xenobiotic hormones—appearing in many guises. Hormonal imbalance, which can affect both sexes, is a primary contributor to lowered libido. If you’re the fella or the gal who is always ‘hot to trot’ you might find it…

Get some sun on your body

Expose yourself to the sun. You need it! Author: Jan Roberts   In my work with preconception couples and pregnant and breastfeeding mums I’m very aware of the needs for and benefits of ensuring adequate Vitamin D. What’s interesting is that Vitamin D levels considered to be optimal now are far in excess of what…

Water is just what you need

Water is just what you need (not sugar) Author: Jan Roberts While out walking earlier in the week, I noticed a lot of picnic detritus and it brought to mind all those corporate initiatives aimed at cutting the consumption of soft drinks. Sadly, this is shutting the stable door after the horse has bolted. Particularly…

Use It or Lose It – A Womans Perspective

Women’s sexual wellbeing   Author: Jan Roberts Female sexuality takes many forms, I was once asked to help market a ‘herbal, female Viagra’. Now why had this guy asked me? He put it simply … ’all your books are about sex!’ Those very successful books – The Natural Way to Better Babies – Preconception Healthcare…