Heather Wardell’s newest novel, The Menopause Support Group is the perfect anytime read. The women in The Menopause Support Group could be our friends. They suffer from myriad symptoms – like all of us. Physical, emotional, mental. All while trying to continue to work, love, and live.
it was with great joy that I opened an email from Healthline Media containing links to articles about demystifying Medicare. I get to share the info they painstakingly compiled with you (and me, woo hoo.) I feel better already!
Jennifer Harrington has written what I consider to be the MOST helpful, needed resource for perimenopausal and menopausal women. The title says it all: From Invisible to Invincible. The subtitle is accurate: The Natural Menopause Revolution.
So I am thrilled to announce that it is available to stream online for a limited time – and Menopause Goddess Blog has partnered with GFour Productions to get this perennial favorite to you.
It seems that baking is a form of mindfulness meditation and can decrease anxiety by requiring us to be fully present. Psychologists have studied the phenomenon and found that blood flow is shunted away from the amygdala (our anxiety and emotion center) to our prefrontal cortex. Our fear is lessened and we are calmer.
Recently, the Nurse’s Health Study contacted us participants and asked us to use a new symptom tracking app to help understand where Covid 19 is lurking. They also encouraged us to share it with family and friends for download. You do not have to be a health professional. The more people that use the app, the more we know about the virus and its prevalence.
In late February, I watched the news and knew we were in for a major hit. Every healthcare professional I know has anticipated and dreaded the coming of the next global pandemic. Knowing didn’t make it any easier to cope.
Anxiety is one of the emotional changes that afflicts women in menopause and perimenopause. (Been there, done that.) Even if you have never been anxious in the past, free-floating anxiety can have you worrying about anything and everything. Add in the legitimate crisis of the coronavirus pandemic and we can peg the needle in the red zone of the nervousness meter.
I’m serious. We can use this time to be more connected, not less. I’ve been overwhelmed by the caring and responsiveness of menopause goddesses and friends everywhere.
Dryness afflicts menopause goddesses everywhere – now there’s a new help. I got to try some Luvena products and loved them. I asked Anna Marie Houston to share her personal story with Luvena – it’s poignant, smart, and funny. Enjoy!