When was the last time you heard two women discussing the greatest gifts of menopause? In the West, it’s just not what we expect women to do – discuss the valuable lessons that midlife change offers us. Which is why Kate Codrington and I thought it would be such a great idea to explore this topic and upload our discussion to YouTube. Kate is a menopause mentor, workshop facilitator and has been a therapist for more than a quarter of a century. We both share a passion for movi
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"I feel better already!" This is what women have said after hearing my talk on How Midlife Changes You! What will you say? You have a chance to cut through the confusion surrounding perimenopause and menopause and discover what's actually going on during midlife change. Emotional instability, insomnia, frequent migraines, anxiety, night sweats and hot flushes, aches and pains, skin problems, decreased libido, aching
When Robert A Wilson, MD, a Brooklyn-based OB-GYN, argued that estrogen therapy allowed menopausal women to remain feminine forever, he had a certain idea of feminine in mind! Feminine Forever was the title of Wilson’s influential book, published in 1966, which convinced women and their doctors that menopause was a curable “hormone deficiency disease.” In the book, Wilson made grandiose promises of the multiple benefits of supplemental estrogen – promises that we now know are
Readers LOVED and HATED my last blog post: The estrogen theory ends here! Debunking the biggest myth surrounding perimenopause and menopause. Some attacked my work with an argument I’ve heard too many times before: “You’re wrong! The reason our bodies malfunction during perimenopause and menopause is because we were never supposed to live this long!” The idea that women, by design, aren’t supposed to live beyond the age of 40, is the second biggest myth surrounding perimenopa
Can one podcast transform a woman's experience of perimenopause and menopause? Happily, I've heard this one can! Nicola Bird and I discuss what really lies behind the emotional and physical symptoms that so many women experience at midlife, and point to the simplest and most natural cure. You can listen to the podcast over on Nicola's website, A Little Peace of Mind:
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