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The menopause can be a challenging time, and you can often feel like you have lost your ‘happy place’!

Getting to know about the menopause and your menopause can help dramatically improve the quality of your life.

I have gathered together a starting point for you; with just a few blogs on the menopause, food, exercise, balancing hormones and basic self-care to help get you started.

Essentially, it’s taking a step back from an ‘eat less, exercise more’ approach and being into tap back into what your body wants and needs at this time. But also looking ahead to the future and having a ‘healthy for life’ approach.

How Journaling Can Improve Menopause Symptoms

How Journaling Can Improve Menopause Symptoms

Things change during the menopause, and it can take a while for your thoughts and feelings to catch up with what is physically happening in your body. Journaling can help deepen your mind-body connection.

Healthy Eating Challenge

Healthy Eating Challenge

There are 5 challenges in this year’s healthy eating week from British Nutrition Foundation. What I love about them, is that there is nothing new or exotic about them. There is nothing extra to buy for you to buy and you will have heard off all of them before! Because...

Natural Ways to Reduce Menopause Symptoms

Natural Ways to Reduce Menopause Symptoms

We are often so busy looking after other people, running our homes, working long hours that taking care of ourselves is at the bottom of the list.The menopause can appear like an uninvited guest when you don’t have the time or inclination to look after it.Until you have too!

Stages Of The Menopause

Stages Of The Menopause

Every woman knows she will be menopausal. However, it always happens when we are way to young to be menopausal and at not a very convenient time. As with many things in life that we do not choose, the only thing left is to choose our attitude towards the...

Starting To Exercise Again?

Starting To Exercise Again?

The menopause can shake up your exercise routine and not always in a good way. Lowering hormones can affect your energy levels or perhaps your sleep is interupted and your not getting a good nights rest. It is easy to think about what you ‘should’ be doing, rather than what your body actually needs.

Holidays and the Menopause

Holidays and the Menopause

How can you use your holidays to help you tune back into your body? And Rest! It’s the best thing for menopause symptoms but hard to put into practice

51 Tips for a Healthy Happy Menopause

51 Tips for a Healthy Happy Menopause

Menopause Tips Why 51 Tips? There are 51 menopause tips as 51 is the average age of the menopause! The menopause happens to every women, we don't know when exactly, but it's usually when you are too young and too busy to deal with it! The menopause is more than hot...

How to Keep a Food Diary in your Menopausal Years

How to Keep a Food Diary in your Menopausal Years

You’re a busy lady, me too, it’s easy to keep a tally in our heads of what and how we have been eating. However, if the pounds are sneaking on and not coming off taking the time to keep a food diary is one of the simplest and cheapest methods to help you lose weight.

Will a Fitbit help me to be healthier in my menopause?

Will a Fitbit help me to be healthier in my menopause?

My Fitbit helps me maintain activity levels such as step count and reduces time when I am sedentary. It also helps to flag up when I am tired and need to rest a little more. We are all very good at keeping going, not so great at knowing when to put our feet up. I find it a useful tool not only as a means to help me be healthier.

6 Things To Do When You Are Feeling Rubbish

6 Things To Do When You Are Feeling Rubbish

The menopause has many symptoms but we can often just feel rubbish – and yes, that is a technical term! We can feel uncomfortable in our bodies; due to menopausal symptoms that are unpleasant, perhaps not the shape we want to be in or fitness levels we want, or just...

How To Avoid Menopausal Weight Gain

How To Avoid Menopausal Weight Gain

On average a women may gain 5 – 7 kilos per decade as they get older. There are a few theories as to why and most relate to hormonal imbalances and physiological changes that occur as we age. Waist measurement is however the best guide to health and unfortunately...

My newsletter goes out monthly with hints and tips on keeping active and staying healthy during the menopause and healthy ever after

3 Ways to Improve Ankle Mobility

3 Ways to Improve Ankle Mobility

Your ankles and feet are often the most neglected part of the body when it comes to exercising. Here are 3 ways to improve ankle mobility

Quitting for Success

Quitting for Success

Quitting is often thought to be a bad thing. But it gives you some fabulous information and insights to help you do it differently and be successful next time around.

3 Ways to Improve Your Push Ups

3 Ways to Improve Your Push Ups

Love them or hate them, push-ups are a consistent part of any exercise routine. Therefore improving your push ups is a consistent part of your gym routine.

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