menopause

Types of belly fat in midlife

Belly fat reaches a new high during midlife, it even gets its own name, midlife spread. For most women in midlife one of the most traumatic changes is the change in body shape. The tummy starts growing out of the blue and the waist line becomes a distant memory. Pear and upper triangles body types […] Read more…

7 Awesome self-care activities for perimenopause and menopause

What comes to mind when you hear the word menopause, perimenopause and post-menopause? Old age, becoming old? Illness? Goddess time? Rebirth? Renew? Another female time? Hot flashes? Mood issues? What about self-care? What if you could use self-care or self-loving activities, to combat some of the most common perimenopause symptoms and develop a more loving […] Read more…

Mediterranean diet for perimenopausal weight loss

Can the Mediterranean diet be the answer to midlife weight gain and the dreaded midlife spread (AKA tummy fat)? It is for sure a strong contender and a very delicious one. The Mediterranean diet or way of eating has been touted as the healthiest diet in the world. Is it true or not? A lot […] Read more…

Aromatherapy for menopause and perimenopause

Can you smell something delightful to reduce or eliminate perimenopause and menopause symptoms? I am talking of essential oils and aromatherapy. I love essential oils. I started to study aromatherapy in the early 90s, almost 30 years ago. I have used aromatherapy for many conditions and I find it works really well for hormonal and […] Read more…

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