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Rachel’s Story: From Devastation to Peace!

Rachel’s Story: From Devastation to Peace!

Rachel was devastated! She came home one day to find out that her husband, Phil, was having an affair. He had been lying for over 2 years about his whereabouts on Friday nights. He had always gone out with his workmates on a Friday night so it wasn’t unusual, so she...

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How a Vision Board Can Help You at Midlife

How a Vision Board Can Help You at Midlife

How a Vision Board Can Help You at Midlife As we grow older, it may be that the things we once wanted are no longer what turns us on now. If we want to live our best lives, it becomes more important than ever to figure out what we want for ourselves and then to do...

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Menopause is Just Bullshit!

Menopause is Just Bullshit!

So….Menopause is just bullshit! What do I mean by this? Am I saying that menopause is just bullshit because it is not a big deal...and it is all in our heads? Or…am I saying that menopause is just bullshit because it is so challenging? What do you think?...

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The Midlife Crisis – Fact or Fiction?

The Midlife Crisis – Fact or Fiction?

I don’t know about you, but when I was younger … much younger, I used to think that the midlife crisis was fiction. I thought it was just an excuse for dirty old men to have sex with young women. To me that was repulsive! In my young mind, I had images of older men in...

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Do You Do Enough Self-Care?

Do You Do Enough Self-Care?

So….can I ask you a question? Did you look after yourself? Did you get enough rest? Did you do stuff that you really wanted to do (rather than stuff you felt like you HAD to do but did not really want to)? Did you do anything that was on your fun and creativity list? What?? You don’t have a fun and creativity list? Advice….put one together and do something every week that is on it!

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Have You Thought About Renovating Your Fanny!

Have You Thought About Renovating Your Fanny!

I was talking to my old friend, Denise, a few weeks ago. She is not really ‘old’ old but I have known her since our university days in the 70s. She actually called me to tell me how sorry she was that my Dad had passed away. We got to talking about getting older (one...

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Do You Have More Pain Now That You Are In Menopause?

Do You Have More Pain Now That You Are In Menopause?

Who of you suffer more pain in your body than ever before? I know I do! With 2 shoulder reconstructions and a hip replacement all within the past 5 years, I know a bit about pain. Excessive inflammation caused, at least in part, by STRESS (there’s that word again)...

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What Pain Can Teach Us!

What Pain Can Teach Us!

For the midlife woman, all the symptoms of peri-menopause and menopause can be challenging. However, there is something else that happens as you get older. Your body changes in other ways too and it does its best to give you messages. This morning, while cleaning the...

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Focus on the Snow!

Focus on the Snow!

I remember years ago when I first learned to snow ski. I was a novice when this incident happened. After only having been a few times and having had only a couple of beginners lessons, I took myself up to the top of a slope to ski down by doing my best snow plough! ...

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Death is a Wake-Up Call

Death is a Wake-Up Call

As I write this, I am sitting in a room in the house of my Aunty Heloise (my mother's younger sister) and Uncle John in the Midlands in the UK. 10 days ago my Aunty Heloise died of lung cancer...and she never smoked. She was only 78. So........my mother and I came...

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