Menstrual & Menopausal Wellbeing Consultancy

Menstrual & Menopausal Wellbeing Consultancy

In the Workplace

Menstruation and menopause can be significant factors in women’s workplace wellbeing and career path decisions, but are too often considered unmentionable, embarrassing or just too difficult to deal with. But when asked, 70% of women in one large survey said they wanted more flexibility in their working hours when menstruating and during menopause.

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Expert Consulting & Research

I work internationally as an expert consultant and researcher for corporations, social enterprises, and non-profits on projects concerning menstruation and menopause.

I bring extensive knowledge and experience, advanced research skills, a team of researchers when necessary, and an international network of contacts in the field.

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Latest article

Menstrual Health & Wellbeing

This article describes some symptom clusters that go along with three common menstrual imbalances: bleeding too much, bleeding too little, and bleeding irregularly.

The piece explores the behaviours that support healing these patterns and looks at how character and personality type relates to the kind of menstrual symptoms you are more or less likely to have.

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Individual Consulting

Personal Wellbeing Plans: Four 60 minute in-depth consultations to address relevant issues, and develop, integrate and refine your personalised menstrual or menopausal wellbeing program. Find out more

Single sessions also available.

Sessions take place via Skype. Now booking new clients for Fridays Australia time, which is Thursday in the Americas and Europe.

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Her Blood Is Gold: Awakening to the Wisdom of Menstruation

Her Blood is Gold: Awakening to the Wisdom of MenstruationFirst published in 1993, Her Blood Is Gold continues to sell in greater numbers each year. This pioneering book explores the concept of menstrual awareness and its role in supporting resilience, self-knowledge, and personal power.

“This book should be included in the curriculum of every school on this planet.” Christiane Northrup M.D., author of Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom.

“Like the wise-women whose memory she celebrates, Lara Owen is both scientist and poet. In this wonderful book, she shows how “the curse”, when respected, becomes every woman’s crock of gold.” Chris Knight Ph.D., author of Blood Relations: Menstruation and the Origins of Culture, Professor of Anthropology, University of East London.

“I want to tell you how much your book on menstruation has meant to me…..If I’d had it when I was thirty it would have saved me a lot of pain and confusion.”
 Scilla Elworthy, author of Power and Sex, founder of the Oxford Research Group.

Published in the UK, US, Australia, and Canada by Archive Publishing. Also available on mobile/iPad and Kindle.

Links to buying Her Blood Is Gold at amazon.com, amazon.co.uk, fishpond.com.au

Lara Owen is a leader in the field of menstrual and menopausal wellbeing. Based in Melbourne, she teaches and consults internationally.

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