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3 Reasons why a Plant based diet is better for Menopause

3 Reasons why a Plant based diet is better for Menopause

Menopause is a natural stage in a woman’s life Your food choices are important at any time in your life and so adopting a plant based diet during menopause may be the best bet. However, to also get the best from your body, you need to nutritionally support this...

Guest Post: Move or Not Move and Does it really matter?

Guest Post: Move or Not Move and Does it really matter?

As my blog evolves, I always intended to start to introduce other women bloggers and with the M of Menopause being about Movement, it was obvious to ask the wonderful Alison Graham to share her thoughts on why physical movement should be part of our daily life to...

Menopause; Designing Your Own Journey. Positive Thinking.

Menopause; Designing Your Own Journey. Positive Thinking.

Learn the power of positive thoughts and your life will change for the better. Think positively and positive things will happen to you. This is the Law of Attraction in its simplest form. Humans love negativity. We are pre-disposed to it. We engage and pay more...

Menopause; Designing your Own Journey with Changes Ahead

Menopause; Designing your Own Journey with Changes Ahead

Look up the word Menopause on Google or in any dictionary (if you still have one) and the definition is shown as: The time in a woman's life when menstrual periods permanently stop; it is also called the "change of life." Menopause is defined as the time when there...

Make This Your Year

Make This Your Year

Christmas is done, New Year has been celebrated, now it’s time to roll out those new year resolutions – let me see – Lose weight, give up sugar, join a slimming club; get fit, join a gym and buy new workout gear, give up smoking. Let’s go! I hope I can last longer...

Working During the Menopause Years

Working During the Menopause Years

These days we are all living much longer, and it is more likely that we are still working when we start to go through our menopause transition. In our Mothers and Grandmothers eras, it would have been more likely that they would not have been working at all by the...

Menopause and the Working Woman

Menopause and the Working Woman

As a working woman and one who has gone through an early menopause, I have been fascinated in learning and understanding what support or interventions are in place with employers. In our Mothers and Grandmothers eras, it would have been more likely that they would not...

The Celebrity Menopause

The Celebrity Menopause

I was browsing the web the other day and was seeing a lot of press articles about the Menopause and the way in which different celebrity women approached theirs. As celebrity culture has captured all our imaginations over the years, it was interesting to read the...

Menopause :: A Recurring Question

Menopause :: A Recurring Question

Over the last couple of weeks, I’ve been receiving the same question from my pool of potential Clients: ’’How can night sweats be stopped’’? I would always suggest in the first instance to talk to your Doctor/GP to rule out any other medical conditions that could also...

Menopause :: What I Didn’t Know (Part 2)

Menopause :: What I Didn’t Know (Part 2)

Menopause* ** is not just a here today and gone tomorrow phenomenon, it has 4 stages. This I did not know. All I knew was that I was having normal periods one minute and the next, my migraines were worse and my periods had stopped. Each of the 4 stages have their own...

Menopause :: What I Didn’t Know (Part 1)

Menopause :: What I Didn’t Know (Part 1)

Symptoms – It’s not just Hot Flushes!* **   Heart Palpitations in Menopause When I started to experience the classic hot flushes and night sweats, I had no idea that for me this was just the start. My hot flushes were a challenge in themselves as seemingly from...

Will you be setting a New Year’s Resolution?

Will you be setting a New Year’s Resolution?

It’s been a while since I last blogged, but I’ve decided to begin again, and what better subject to start with than New Year’s resolutions. As we near the end of 2016, people’s thoughts are turning to Christmas and how they will be celebrating. Will it be the same way...

Dealing with Angry People

Dealing with Angry People

Nothing is more stressful than being shouted at and having to deal with unreasonable people. If you work in a customer-facing role or with the public you might have to put up with this on a regular basis. So what can you do?   Control what is happening Imagine...

No Excuses (Part 2)

No Excuses (Part 2)

You Are Not The First Fat Person To Get Moving You wouldn’t believe how many clients I have seen who tell me, I’m too fat to go the gym, and everyone will laugh at me. That is how people can get stuck in a circle of excuses. Is this you? Do you feel you would like to...

No Excuses (Part 1)

No Excuses (Part 1)

You Are Not The Busiest Person In The World We all get mentally lazy and imagine that what we do is the only way to be. This is the basis of excuses. And there are always excuses for doing nothing or just carrying on in the same old ways. So it’s time to ditch the...

Choose your Path (Part 2)

Choose your Path (Part 2)

Last time you saw how miserable life will be if you carry on the way you have been. Well, it doesn’t have to be like that. This time you will take the new path, the path of change.   The new hypnotic path So turn to that path now. Begin to travel along it. You...

Choose Your Path (Part 1)

Choose Your Path (Part 1)

Part 1: The Path You Have Always Been On Your weight is your responsibility. I am going to show you a mental exercise which will make that clear to every part of your mind. Use your imagination for this hypnotic exercise Imagine you are walking on a path. Then the...

All Business

All Business

A lot of my clients travel on business and this can throw their healthy lifestyle and eating plans out of the window (the train window, onto the motorway, the plane . . . no, let’s not go there!) I talk tough with these people. It might be difficult but it is not...