How’s Your Internal Bullshit Detector Meter?

How’s Your Internal Bullshit Detector Meter?

Have you noticed that as you get older that you just won’t put up with or believe bullshit anymore? I have certainly noticed it ... for sure! I believe it particularly happens for women once they go through menopause. Once the hormones that are designed to keep us...

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Help! Sex Has Changed For Me!

Help! Sex Has Changed For Me!

A woman contacted me via Facebook messenger the other day and asked me a question. I must admit, I have not had anyone ask me such a personal and intimate question before! Obviously, she felt confident asking me as she knows what I do with helping women going through...

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Do You Have Well Defined Boundaries?

Do You Have Well Defined Boundaries?

I was talking to a friend of mine the other day. I will call her Jane. She is in her 50s. She has a lovely supportive husband and a grown up son who still lives at home. Her mother has been ill for a long time and Jane has been looking after her. She works full time,...

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The Wisdom of Menopause

The Wisdom of Menopause

I have recently finished a fantastic book (finally…it was a biggy). It was written by a prominent American obstetrician and gynaecologist, Christiane Northrup and it is an absolute wealth of information! It is called The Wisdom of Menopause. Here is a woman who has...

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Men….Just Listen To Her!

Men….Just Listen To Her!

Perimenopause and menopause can often trigger a turnaround in many relationships. So men, you need to read this if you want your marriage to survive and endure. When you notice your loved one acting out of character, it is only natural that you may to question how she...

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How Are Your Adrenals?

How Are Your Adrenals?

I was reading an article the other day by Dr Andrew Neville. It is called ‘Sweating Through The Sheets? The Adrenal Connection To Menopause’. The full article can be found at http://www.healing.org/symptoms/menopausal-symptoms/ In a nutshell, Dr Neville says that...

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Do You Have Terrible Trouble Sleeping?

Do You Have Terrible Trouble Sleeping?

One of the most severe symptoms of perimenopause and menopause for me was insomnia. I had never been a good sleeper and it just became worse as I approached menopause. Insomnia is one of the most debilitating symptoms of menopause, in my opinion. At first, I tried...

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We are Responsible for our Own Bodies

We are Responsible for our Own Bodies

As a woman going through menopause, you may want to blame the world for your symptoms. I know I felt like that! I did not CHOOSE this…did I!! Well….if we stay in that mindset, we will remain the victim. Yes…it’s the governments fault…or society’s or my mother’s….....

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Let’s Shout It From The Rooftops!

Let’s Shout It From The Rooftops!

Did you know that a recent survey found that 70% of women going through menopause feel that they have nobody to talk to about what is happening to them? How sad is that? Even sadder is that some women go so far as to commit suicide. I know of one personally. It is...

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60 is The New 40!

60 is The New 40!

I remember when I turned 21. I felt sooooo grown up! At last I was ‘of age’ and it felt wonderful. I had just finished my undergraduate Science degree and I was ready to hit the world! The freedom! The excitement of what was to come! My life was all ahead of me. At...

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The Liberation of Menopause

The Liberation of Menopause

Menopause usually gets a bad rap. Most of the time, it is only mentioned as a negative thing…. if it is bloody well mentioned at all. Despite the negatives of going through menopause, there are many great aspects to it. It can even be thought of as empowering!...

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Hot and Bothered?

Hot and Bothered?

Tips on how to manage those pesky hot flushes!  Menopause hit me like a freight train! Probably the most hideous part was the insomnia….but the second most annoying and embarrassing symptom was the hot flushes! When I was out and about with friends and I would feel...

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Life Changes

Life Changes

It is an unavoidable fact that women will go through menopause. It is just the degree of severity of symptoms that may differ. It completely sucks! For some of us, it hits like a freight train and for others, it may just be a few mild symptoms. My mother said that she...

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Understanding Love Languages

Understanding Love Languages

Have you ever been in a relationship where it begins so beautifully, where you thought that you were made for each other and that you had found your soul mate? As time passed, maybe months, or years depending on your relationship, did you find it became stale?...

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The 4 Stages of Learning

The 4 Stages of Learning

What does this have to do with relationships? Okay…who can drive a car?? Right! …most of you. Well…who can drive a car, drink coffee, mentally plan your day and talk on the phone all at the same time? Well…even though we are not supposed to, we can…right? Let’s go...

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Love is a Hoax!

Love is a Hoax!

Those Bloody Annoying Habits…Arrrgggg!!! Who of you are in a long term relationship at the moment? Well I am sure you will know what I am about to talk about from recent personal experience. For those of you who are not in a long term relationship at the moment, this...

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