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?...
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...
Ladies! Communicate With Your Partner: Even If You Feel Like Crap!

Ladies! Communicate With Your Partner: Even If You Feel Like Crap!

I don’t think my poor husband knew what was happening! One minute I would be loving and kind ….and then the next ….I would be the bitch from hell. Let’s face it….everything can change during perimenopause and menopause. Relationships change, marriages fall apart, and...
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...