Peri/Menopause Primer
Peri/Menopause Primer

Although there has been a fair bit written on Perimenopause and Menopause, there is a strange lack of awareness of how this hormonal change can affect…

Aromatherapy As Treatment for Perimenopause
Aromatherapy As Treatment for Perimenopause

Aromatherapy can be administered through a diffuser (mixed with water and gently propelled into a room), on the skin mixed with a carrier oil, or used with an inhaler…

5 Peri Symptoms No One Talks About
5 Peri Symptoms No One Talks About

Perimenopause can inflict some pretty unpleasant symptoms on us. And since there isn’t much talk about perimenopause in general, finding a place to talk about…

The Veil of Secrecy Over Perimenopause
The Veil of Secrecy Over Perimenopause

If you’re anything like me, perimenopause or menopause was never really a conversation that I had – with friends, at work, or in school. My mother was willing to discuss it, but…

What’s happened to my Libido?
What’s happened to my Libido?

Most women notice a drop in their libido starting with perimenopause and extending past menopause. So don’t be surprised if this happens to you. There are a couple of reasons…

Perimenopause and Anxiety
Perimenopause and Anxiety

Have you noticed that you’re feeling more anxious since entering perimenopause? It’s a common enough symptom, and it seems to be worse in the mornings. So what’s going on?…

Top 11 symptoms of Perimenopause
Top 11 symptoms of Perimenopause

Perimenopause is the transition phase before menopause. During this time the ovaries release increasingly lower levels of hormones. Working less…

Are you Feeling Stressed?
Are you Feeling Stressed?

The holidays can be wonderful, but they can also be full of stress and exhaustion. Stress can cause both emotional…

Do You Do Breakfast?
Do You Do Breakfast?

I started skipping breakfast when I started doing the keto diet. I just had bulletproof coffee and I wasn’t hungry until…

Perimenopause and Migraines
Perimenopause and Migraines

Have you started getting migraines since entering perimenopause? Well, you’re not alone because female hormones…

Medically Induced Menopause
Medically Induced Menopause

The term “induced menopause” describes menopause caused by a medical treatment. Certain drug and radiation therapies…

Renewal in Menopause
Renewal in Menopause

The shift from perimenopause into menopause can be a time of reflection and inspiration or a time of confusion…

The Value of Mindfulness
The Value of Mindfulness

Why is mindfulness a valuable practice for ladies in perimenopause? Well, it’s because it gets us to focus on the present…

Do You Get Cravings?
Do You Get Cravings?

It’s pretty normal to have food cravings when you make changes to your food choices. Especially if those changes…

Menopause is Not a Disease!
Menopause is Not a Disease!

My mother, like many of her generation, called menopause “the change of life.” Unspoken was the assumption…

Are you Missing Out?
Are you Missing Out?

Have you ever gone for a walk, only to realize afterward that you don’t remember what you saw along the way?

Sleep Your Way to Better Health
Sleep Your Way to Better Health

How did you sleep last night? If your answer is “not very well” or “not long enough”, you are not alone. Studies by the CDC…

What Is Low Carb Eating?
What Is Low Carb Eating?

There’s a lot of interest in the low-carb lifestyle over the past few years because of the impressive weight loss results that…