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Menopause, Are Men Really The Victims? The Astonishing Answer

Menopause, Are Men Really The Victims? The Astonishing Answer

We all know that entering Midlife can be a difficult experience for women. It can also be difficult for men as well. Men really don’t comprehend the term menopause so when his spouse begins to demonstrate symptoms they immediately think the worst … he doesn’t realize that her actions are reactions to hormonal changes brought on by menopause. Well, at least not at first. As history goes, men tend to age with grace. Their salt and pepper hair can be attractive...

Do You Think The Words Sleep & Husband Make You A Midlife Mess?

Do You Think The Words Sleep & Husband Make You A Midlife Mess?

Dear Mrs. R – An Advice Series for Women of All Ages I am so excited to bring you another installment of Dear Mrs. R. This week I address a Reader’s question about peri-menopause and sleep. In an effort to protect my readers privacy, I will refer to only a First Name and Last Initial when posting to Dear Mrs. R. So, please do not worry about your confidentiality as it will be protected. That’s my promise to you! Also,...

Menopause Crazy? Killer Tips To Crush It In Its Tracks

Menopause Crazy? Killer Tips To Crush It In Its Tracks

Menopause is a fact of life that not one woman alive can out run … hot flashes, night sweats, weight gain, moodiness (that’s really just putting it mildly), thinning hair, lack of energy and aches & pains …. for years … you feel that you will never get over it nor will it ever end. Your sanity is tested and your nerves are stretched …  Menopause crazy? What is a woman to do?! As a women who has been there and done that...

A Simple Walk Will Actually Improve These 6 Things

A Simple Walk Will Actually Improve These 6 Things

For some reason Fall, to me, means a time for reflection. It’s the season that I, once again, begin taking my morning walks through my woods to commune with Mother Nature. While on these walks I also make sure to take 15 minutes to meditate. When I take the time to meditate each day I feed my mind, body and soul. It centers me. It’s a reflection of what has past and what I can do to bring a more positive future. Have you...

Dear Mrs. R – Are You Going Gluten-Free? Awesome Tips You Need to Know

The Gluten Free Baking Pantry

An Advice Series for Women of All Ages I am so excited to bring you another installment of Dear Mrs. R. I truly value all of my readers and your support has been amazing. Thank you from the bottom of my heart! In an effort to protect my readers privacy, I will refer to only a First Name and Last Initial when posting to Dear Mrs. R. So, please do not worry about your confidentiality as it will be protected....

Here Are 4 Things That Will Solve Your Midlife Hair Woes

Here Are 4 Things That Will Solve Your Midlife Hair Woes

Have you noticed any changes in the health and texture of your hair during menopause? Boy I certainly have! I swear I had two different hair types at once. The top of my hair was dry, brittle and turned curly while the length of my hair was straight, thin and wispy. Not to mention, the hair lost in the drain after a shower. Geez … right? Like we don’t have enough against us! Well Ladies, I don’t want you to...

How To Improve Your Midlife Diet So You’ll Age Gracefully

How To Improve Your Midlife Diet So You'll Age Gracefully

Today we hear a lot of talk about how important it is to eat a diet consisting of organic whole foods. I find this especially true for the 50+ woman. Small changes in our diet can mean big changes in how well we age. While the 50+ woman doesn’t require the same amount of daily calories as she did in her 30’s, she does require some essentials to help alleviate certain menopausal symptoms and help her age gracefully. I did a ton of research...

3 Steps To Find A Remarkable New You

3 Steps To Find A Remarkable New You

Anger, Fear and Loneliness When women enter the 50+ side of life there is a period of loneliness. They begin to reflect on their lives searching for the right path to go forward in a positive way. Some women begin to let go of responsibilities that no longer pertain to that path: Children are raised and are now young adults. Household chores don’t seem quite as important anymore. In some cases, they detach from a relationship that weighs them down and makes them unhappy. These women begin to find themselves feeling...

Are You Disrupting Your Hormones? Things You Need To Know!

Are You Disrupting Your Hormones? Things You Need To Know!

I am sure that by now you have heard about all the chemicals we are subjected to on a daily basis. Chemicals are in everything; our clothing,  our food, our cleaning products and our cosmetics. However, did you know that these chemicals can also be hormone disruptors? Yes, hormone disruptors! As a woman going through menopause the last thing I need is disrupted hormones! Geezz… all that work at trying to keep my hormones balanced and a spritz of Windex can simply...

The Best 4 Emotions That Makes A Woman Feel Attractive

The Best 4 Emotions That Makes A Woman Feel Attractive

Some women find themselves as empty-nesters, no longer having to focus on raising children, school projects or soccer practice. Some find themselves as grandparents with the joy of spoiling that baby and sending her/him home so Momma and Daddy can do all the parental worrying. Some find themselves in a state of loneliness, their lives feeling empty, not knowing how to NOT “caregive.” Some women simply have forgotten how to truly focus on themselves. These women forgot that prior to...