Aloha, goddesses. As promised, I am reporting on the progress of my sabbatical. Spoiler alert: It’s glorious.
Katarina Wilk has written a terrific guide to perimenopause – what it is and common-sense ways to deal with it. I actually believe that this ought to be required reading for any woman over 40 years of age.
Kokoro Health was kind enough to send some samples of their natural hormone balancing creams for us to try. Their products are new to us, but they’ve been around for 20 years. We are glad we know about them now.
As most of you know, I am passionate about research into women’s health issues. We are just beginning to learn how important orgasm is for health generally. Let’s all participate in this study for us and future generations.
This April 2019 retreat in England will allow for re-creation and re-visioning. And get this: she is offering the retreat at 50% off for Menopause Goddess Readers. So instead of paying $4900 US, you pay only $2450.
“I’m taking myself on sabbatical.”
I trumpeted this to anyone who would listen (and many who wouldn’t.) I informed friends, clients, co-teachers and family that 2019 was the year that I would be unavailable for most anything save the minor tasks of eating and sleeping.
Did you have a dream or fantasy of how it might be when you retired? Or left your job to start your own business? Theresa-Venus offers this creative and thought provoking look at achieving life balance when we may not be able to change our job or retire. Enjoy!
Back in the day, when I was going through the worst of The Big M, there was very little info from ‘real’ women to be found. And no one can tell it like our sisters! Happily, that has changed. And here are two marvelous reads that you just won’t want to miss. Think you’re alone? Think again!
We’re undergoing a slow metamorphosis of how we live and work, and all of this is thanks to the internet. Age doesn’t have to mean you can’t work from home.
Are the hormonal changes from menopause wreaking havoc on your relationship? If you’re a woman (or her spouse/partner) going through menopause and it’s affecting your relationship, then Steve Harvey’s talk show wants to hear from you!
Mele Kalikimaka and Happy Holidays to all you menopause goddesses (and those who love them). Enjoy this terrific song by Mary Keydash celebrating Mrs. Claus in Menopause – guaranteed to give you a laugh.
Take a break from the holidays for some “me time” reading. 2 articles and a fabulous new book: Period, The End by Linda Condrillo
Mobile Comfort’s RoCo personal air conditioner is a revolutionary device developed in collaboration with the University of Maryland and the US Dept. of Energy. .Become a beta tester and win one for yourself.
Wow! Bedjet is having a HUGE holiday sale! 40% off all Bedjets from November 19 through the end of December. You won't want to miss this - click here. BedJet is a truly amazing innovation. They sent me one to try and I fell instantly in love with it. So did my...
These two dedicated doctors became involved with me in getting the word out that there is a natural solution to help with vaginal dryness… and that’s when Vaginal Renewal Complex was born.
Our friends at Genneve are hosting an event in Seattle with myriad menopause experts on November 10.
our friends at Genneve and they have put together a series of 9 free videos talking with experts on some of menopause’s biggest challenges.
Next Saturday 20th October, Become are marking World Menopause Day with a Menopause Workshop Event in London.
But I am told that I am now invisible if I am not still seen as a sex object, as sexy, as still feminine in ways that deny my age. I am told this by women and men alike. I refute this.
Kaylyn Easton and I are delighted to announce the winners of the Chiavare giveaway. There were so many terrific wisdom slices shared with us.
Sharon Harnett, a practitioner in holistic healing methods, and Dev Steiger, a researcher, are conducting a survey on the multi-faceted experience of menopause: the physical, emotional, and spiritual experience.
In the tradition of Erma Bombeck, Stacey Gustafson writes with pinpoint humor about the trials and tribulations of daily life (midlife) in her newest book: Are You Still Kidding Me? And check out the giveaway.
In honor of Menopause Month, the Chiavaye personal moisturizer giveaway is extended until the end of September. Scroll down for details - it's easy to enter. Just answer the following question in the comments section of this blog. Winner will be chosen at random....
This week, we are blessed to present this guest post and fabulous giveaway from Kaylyn Easton, Chief Lube Officer and Founder of Chiavare personal moistuizer.
Halo Summerlin shares a natural juice remedy for hot flashes in this humorous video. Let us know if you try it and how it works for you! Enjoy!
At long last, someone has collected the body of studies that explore estrogen and its role in areas such as heart disease, breast cancer, brain function, and bone health. Avrum Bluming, MD and Carol Tavris, PHD share their research, knowledge, and stories from patients in this groundbreaking book: Estrogen Matters.
That said, I wanted to let all of you goddesses know that our writing coach, author Mary Sojourner, is teaching a weekend workshop near beautiful Lake Tahoe the first weekend in October. If you’ve ever wanted to write or want to kickstart your creativity, you should join us for this nurturing, delicious offering.
Today’s post highlights two wonderful books that should live on every Menopause Goddess’s bookshelf. From Dinner Date to Soulmate by Cynthia Spillman and Come Back Strong: Balanced Wellness After Surgical Menopause by Lori Ann King.
Diana Wills guest post addresses menopause bloating and some easy fixes that are good practices for all of us.
I’ve had the opportunity to (read pleasure of) trying two new products recently that offer significant natural help for the menopause journey: the Koldtec cooling towel and Chiavare oil personal moisturizer.
While we can’t always “take a break” from the Pause, we can make sure we treat ourselves to some nurturing time, some time just for ourselves. So here’s our prescription for the summer busyness: Give yourself a break – from Menopause and stress. Enjoy some girlfriend time.
Apex M device by In Control Medical was not only effective for incontinence generally, it could reduce or stop stress incontinence. It involves no surgery, drugs, or invasive treatment; just naturally helps strengthen the weak pelvic floor muscles.
Enjoy this guest post as Angeline Loup shares her experience with Moona, a high tech solution to the sleep problems that plague menopause goddesses everywhere. Cooling Down for a Good Night’s Sleep by Angeline Loup I am 5 years from menopause, and honestly, this has...
Mood swings can be some of the most disconcerting aspects of perimenopause and menopause for us and for our loved ones. Thankfully, Harper Reid shares some helpful ideas for ameliorating emotional lability.
What if I told you that there is now wicking loungewear – that is, comfortable clothing that you can wear around the house and later go to bed in? Cucumber Clothing is the answer.
The pain, both physical, emotional and mental, was agonizing, made it impossible to enjoy sexual intimacy with my future husband and impacted my quality of life for four long years.
We may need time-out-of-time and guidance to discover who we will become in this Second Act. If you are contemplating your own Second Adulthood, don’t miss the chance to attend the Re-Imagined Self 2018.
What is sexual empowerment? Contribute to scientific research by answering this survey about what sexual empowerment is to you and how you’ve experienced it in your life.
Sleep whose lack seems to affect so many Menopause Goddesses just might be cultivated in a natural way. Guest post by Joanne Lee Cornish.
I was lucky enough to be part of Tania’s retreat for midlife women: The Re-Imagined Self last year. It was profound, it was audacious, it was life-changing.
Millions of women rely on hormone replacement therapy to manage the symptoms of menopause. Unfortunately, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is poised to eliminate women’s access to alternative medications that are often safer and more effective than the conventional treatments.
Surgical menopause is different than natural menopause in that it is often more abrupt, more intense, and depending on the age when it occurs, lasts longer.
Femarelle® is derived from soy, but it contains NO soy isoflavones, so women can feel confident taking it as a natural alternative to hormone therapy (HT).
Your personality affects your life choices. It can show you how you approach food: are you an emotional eater or are you too strict on your dietary choices?
Enjoy this guest post by Menopause Goddess, Cathy Skipper. And check out her workbook for growing and thriving through this life transition.
Why does menopause happen? Enjoy this fascinating look at evolutionary biology. Alas, it won't change the facts and foibles of the Big M, but it may shed a little light on the why. Menopause: The Natural History of a Life-Changing Transition An evolutionary...
If you’re suffering from perimenopausal/menopausal night sweats, now is your chance to get a FREE BedJet (a $500 value!) by participating in consumer study.
Create a Ta Da List instead of a To Do List. Before embarking on a future view for 2018, take some time to review and jot down what you experienced in 2017.
Menopause and Christmas can combine to produce exponential amounts of stress. Here are a few ideas for more ease and less pressure this holiday season.
The wonderful folks at Cool-Jams are sponsoring a wicking sleepwear contest for Menopause Goddess Blog readers.