Hygge…hoo-gah…that well known, fabulous Danish term which translates into words like cosiness…feelings of wellness and contentment. Think roaring fires, walks on the beach, mugs of hot chocolate or pots of tea…whatever floats your boat…anything which enables you to shut off from hectic, busy life schedules and the external pressures of life… Well that’s all very […]
Unfortunately the Menopause doesn’t take a wee break because of COVID-19. Whether you’re on the frontline working or going stir crazy at home trying to entertain and home school kids hot flushes still happen, joint pains are niggling and anxiety levels are probably soaring. Keeping an eye on your mental health is paramount, as is […]
Never underestimate the link between your brain and the rest of your body… Having a positive mindset not only helps with your mental health but it really does contribute to your overall health and wellbeing. Then there’s that word kindness – showing kindness to others but also being kind to yourself now and then is […]
Just a short post to let you know about the menopause diary I’ve put together…a useful tool if you need one!
Sometimes it’s those annoying, niggling side effects of hormones that can really start to get you down…some would say all part of our hormonal journey…others would label them as part of the natural ageing process…
Firstly, have you got a headache or a migraine. Is it related to those fluctuating hormones, the tipple you had the night before, any food you might have eaten, or just the stresses of life?
A topic which comes up time and time again with many friends who have daughters are the differences between ourselves and them at this stage of life!
A tad excited — ‘Men…Let’s Talk Menopause’ is the title of the book I’ve put together after several years of giving talks up and down the country.
So, we are nearing the end of January – I know how observant of me – many folk dread these introductory months of the year, ending up hibernating until they see the first signs of Spring start to emerge.
Menopause in the workplace – this topic unbelievably remains, even in 2018, one of the most taboo subjects to be addressed within many areas of work. Managers and HR departments remaining reluctant and on occasion resistant to even acknowledge it as a natural transition in a woman’s life that can, for many, have a huge impact.
Sleep – what a difference it makes when you get a good nights sleep, to wake up feeling rested instead of feeling a bit ’punch drunk’. For an incredible amount of women this becomes the eternal battle. The average amount of sleep required by adults is said to be around 7 hours, quite a lot […]
Breast and heart hormonal updates… Dr Heather Currie past chair of the BMS delivered a talk at the recent BMS Conference in Stirling on breast and heart hormonal updates – she has to be one of the best speakers I have come across – you know you can have complete confidence in what she is […]