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Midlife Marriage Problems? Practical Questions To Think About

Midlife Marriage Problems? Practical Questions To Think About

I think every man and woman going through midlife asks the question “Will my marriage survive this midlife transition?’ I know I have asked myself that question at least once daily. While there are many variables that can factor in to the answer, statistics show that 60% percent of divorces are initiated by women between the age of 40 through 60 and even beyond. Now that doesn’t look very promising does it? Most of us have spent 15, 20, 25, 30...

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...

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...

Dear Mrs. R – An Advice Series for Women of All Ages

 I have received quite a few emails from my readers asking questions on a variety of topics. While I do answer those questions individually through email, I thought I’d start a new series entitled Dear Mrs. R. Dear Mrs. R will be syndicated weekly and posts every Friday. There have been some awesome Q & A that I thought all my readers could benefit from. Especially for those of you who have been afraid to ask such personal questions. In an effort to protect my...

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...

6 Steps To Combat Menopause Symptoms You Need To Know Now

6 Steps To Combat Menopause Symptoms You Need To Know Now

Are you having a particularly hard time with severe menopause symptoms? I completely understand!! So was I until I found my 6 step game plan to stop these horrific symptoms in their tracks. Here’s my 6 Step Game Plan to Combat Severe Menopause Symptoms: Nutrition; Exercise; Natural Progesterone Cream (I’m not a candidate for HRT, nor would I have gone that route due to having a hormonal cancer in the early 90s); Vitamin B; Omega 3 supplements; Magnesium This post contains...