Dr. Christine Northrup Freebie/Magic Monday

by Tess on June 7, 2009

Two female joggers on foggy Morro Strand State Beach

Creative Commons License photo credit: mikebaird



Todays freebie is for women. If you are male you can give this to the woman you love! 


As part of your Member Benefits, you will have On Demand access to these exciting features:


  • 35% off Dr. Northrup products in the online bookstore
  • 25% off health and wellness books and products on HayHouse.comSite Access & Resources
  • Ask Dr. Northrup: Q&A section to ask Dr. Northrup any health question
  • Health Wisdom A-Z Archives: Health-related articles archived for Members
  • Live Online Seminars with Dr. Northrup: free for members with sign-up
  • The CIRCLE Blog: Late breaking news from Dr. Northrup
  • On the Road with Dr. Northrup: see what she’s been up to in the new fun-filled photo gallery
  • Pass the Popcorn: Book and Movie Reviews
  • Inspirational audio downloads, video clips, and podcasts
  • Monthly featured Guest Columns
  • Twelve site issues per year with new content added daily  

Internationally known for her empowering approach to women’s health and wellness, Dr. Northrup is a leading proponent of medicine and healing that acknowledges the unity of the mind and body, as well as the powerful role of the human spirit in creating health. 

Dr. Northrup has dedicated her lifework to helping women (and the men who love them) learn how to flourish on all levels by creating health, prosperity, and pleasure in their lives.

She says, “I’ve spent the first half of my life studying and footnoting everything that can go wrong with the female body—and figuring out how to fix it. I’m dedicating the second half of my life to illuminating everything that can go right with the female body, including teaching women how to truly flourish.”

How many women do you know who love, listen, and act on what their body  needs?

I grew up with 6 sisters. All whom I thought were taller, thiner and prettier than me. I was the short one, with wild hair and plenty of curves.

I really didn’t appreciate my body until I began running when I was 27 years old. At the same time I quit eating red meat. I marveled at the physical changes that took place almost immediately.

Today, I continue to run, walk, hike and golf. I continue to struggle with consistent weight training. The one message my body has for me is “Strenghten your bones. There is no time to waste.”

This one action would take me into my final years without breaks and falls. I commit to strength training twice a week for the next 6 months. By that time it should be a habit! I’ll let you know how I progress!

How do you respect your body, your precious creation?


 As a valuable and beloved friend what message does your body have for you today?

What would happen if you truly trusted your body’s messages?

Plus the one year membership the lucky winner will recieve the “Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom CD set!

Dr. Christine  Northrup is giving away one free membership to her new online interactive community—the Women’s Wisdom Circle!

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    { 15 comments… read them below or add one }

    Positively Present June 7, 2009 at 4:35 pm

    Wow, this is great! I really enjoyed reading the responses. Thanks for sharing them.


    Positively Present’s last blog post..do you have a clear view?


    Davina June 8, 2009 at 12:53 am

    Hi Tess. I have one of Christine’s books: “The Wisdom of Menopause”. Studying the body and how it works has always been a huge interest of mine. I haven’t been all that friendly to mine as of late, but that is turning around now. A shift is happening and I’m noticing good things. This is a great thing you are doing for your readers to make all these resources available.

    Davina’s last blog post..Captivated By a Metaphor


    janice June 8, 2009 at 4:59 am

    I try to drink as much water as I can. It’s one thing that always has the power to make me feel better. My body is currently asking me” Do you really think looking at the treadmill and weights is working? ;) I also realised yesterday that I’m spending too long online; it’s affecting my neck, my eyes, my posture and my general wellbeing.

    PS@Davina – thanks for mentioning the book. One to check out.

    janice’s last blog post..How to be Successful by FLIRTing more


    Daphne @ Joyful Days June 8, 2009 at 8:12 am

    Ok this has reminded me to strengthen my bones through weight training. Thanks for this great point.

    Daphne @ Joyful Days’s last blog post..Book Review: Not of My Making


    jenn June 8, 2009 at 9:24 am

    WOW great post!!! My body is constantly telling me to move… just move, walk, yoga, stretch…MOVE. Do I listen, yep sometimes and then I feel FANTASTIC and in balance. When I don’t listen, I feel like today. Crappy. So thanks for this post, because I’m going to listen to my body and I’m off for a walk!!!


    jenn’s last blog post..We made it…


    Tess The Bold Life June 8, 2009 at 10:18 am

    Positively Present,
    I think you were referring to the previous post. I loved reading the comments as well.

    It always feels good when things turn around. A clean slate, new beginning and new choices are only a thought and action away. Thanks for the compliment. I love making my blog a valuable place to be. I’m happy you’re part of it.

    That’s funny! Too much time online begins to take over your body, mind and spirit. It’s tempting to do because there is so much to keep up with and learn. Then there’s the fear of being left behind if we don’t.

    I know I don’t have to remind you of balance my friend. Thanks for being real!

    Me too. Are you up for a challenge? Let’s work together and hold each other accountable.

    Glad I inspired you for a walk. We just came back from a 4 miler. Moving always feels great. One can’t lose when they move.

    Tess The Bold Life’s last blog post..Dr. Christine Northrup Freebie/Magic Monday


    Hilary June 8, 2009 at 12:35 pm

    Hi Tess .. I keep saying I need to walk down after I’ve seen my mother .. everytime I intend to start .. another challenge arises, when I need a car to carry things backwards and forward to the hospital or the Nursing Centre .. so I don’t – but as you say I must. Fortunately I’ve been pretty active through my life – so with any luck the basis is there ..

    I will get on and do something .. when it stops raining!!

    Thanks – Hilary Melton-Butcher
    Positive Letters

    Hilary’s last blog post..Pastry Rocks … ?!


    Carla June 8, 2009 at 8:28 pm

    Hi Tess,

    I love the inspiration and supportiveness of your site. I look forward to coming back often.

    Carla Mercer

    Carla’s last blog post..Options from the world itself


    Henie June 8, 2009 at 10:32 pm


    I can completely relate to what you’ve posted here. Our body is the temple of life. If you treat it well, it will be good right back to you.

    I am fortunate that I have ingrained a daily work out routine for me. I allow nothing to deter me from doing it and the rewards are abundant!:~)

    Henie’s last blog post..SoulBurst


    Giovanna Garcia June 8, 2009 at 11:17 pm

    Hi Tess

    This is such an important message for everyone. We sometime gets so busy that all we are listening to is our brain, not our body. This is a great reminder to get in tune with our body and listen.
    Thanks for sharing.
    Giovanna Garcia
    Imperfect Action is better than No Action

    Giovanna Garcia’s last blog post..Remember the Apple commercial, “Here’s to the Crazy Ones”?


    Tess The Bold Life June 9, 2009 at 8:05 pm

    I believe you need to honor where you are at with your mother. Don’t be too hard on yourself for while attending to your mother! When the time is right you will begin again. Your body remembers and will let you know when it is time.

    Thank you for the compliment and stopping by. I’m happy you find this inspiring.

    Your photo of yourself shows how healthy you are and I need to also say wise for having a routine and staying with it.

    You are so right we are to into our heads and not the voice of our body. In our heads we seem to chase wealth. Health is the larger part of one’s wealth.

    Tess The Bold Life’s last blog post..Dr. Christine Northrup Freebie/Magic Monday


    Jannie Funster June 11, 2009 at 12:51 pm

    And Tess, if you are available to do so and think of it, could you please e-mail me when Monday rolls around so I’ll be shocked into knowing what day of the week it is so I can come over here and get in on the fun.

    I’ve a hard enough time recalling the days of the week when school’s in session, let alone now that it free-wheeling summer.

    Thank you!
    – Funstering Managament for Jannie Funster

    Jannie Funster’s last blog post..Gravatar update


    Patricia June 11, 2009 at 6:52 pm

    I have read everything Dr. Northrup has written and was at a book signing for the first printing of Our Bodies, OurSelves.

    I am back up to 5miles walking 6 days a week, and hope in the next few months to get back to weight lifting 2 times a week. In the afternoons on very wet days, I do my Wii sports or Wii fit and that is so helpful. Tearing this ligament that hold my gallbladder, stomach, and spleen in place has been a very traumatic experience for me.

    I have a horrendous genetic disorder which has manifest itself in cancer a number of times. I keep working at it and am writing on 12th about a local inspiring woman in my city who is healing herself.

    Dr. Northrup makes me feel not alone…and she has answered several question via email for one of my friends.
    Nice post Thank you for sharing so many resources

    Patricia’s last blog post..There’s a place For Me


    Dave March 14, 2010 at 6:49 am

    I just finished watching Dr.Northrup’ program this morning and it has helped me want to do more for my body, and mind, for I have neglected myself for to long. Thanks for KET Television.


    Dave March 14, 2010 at 6:58 am

    Dave , I forgot to mention the most inportant thing about me I am in my 70th yr, and am just getting started..


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