Menopause: Things to watch for: Depression

August 3, 2021, Uncategorized, no Comments

Women have a lot going on when it comes to both puberty and again when you are going through menopause. These hormonal changes, particularly the levels of estrogen, can play tricks on your brain causing mood swings amongst other things. Of course, the biggest mood swing of them all is depression and menopause can cause …

My fave sunscreens

August 3, 2021, Uncategorized, no Comments

As the sun starts to shine in full force, we need to remember sunscreen! Our skies are not like they used to be and more rays are getting through than ever before. Think about this: You put sunscreen almost all over the body! In summer we wear shorts, tank tops, bathing suits, etc. What you …

Do cultural perceptions of menopause change how we experience it?

July 27, 2021, Lifestyle, no Comments

Those who know me, know I love learning, and asking questions. Perhaps it has to do with my anthropological background… I don’t know, but what I do know is that I have a curiosity around the cultural experience of perimenopause and menopause. Do women from different cultural backgrounds have different experiences in regards to their …

Menopause and Peri-menopause: What’s the diff?

July 13, 2021, Uncategorized, no Comments

Understanding Menopause: Is It Different From Perimenopause? In the beginning we await in anticipation or, sometimes dread; the onset of “womanhood”. Aunt flow, the period monster, all the terms. In our later years, we experience “the change”. I like to call these our wise woman years. Perimenopause and menopause may be the end of the …

Managing Stress Part 2

June 29, 2021, Uncategorized, no Comments

Part Two: What to Avoid to Manage Stress There is no shortage of reasons to feel stressed out (especially in a pandemic). From family obligations to work deadlines, or health worries, stress is something you experience daily. The purpose of stress is to serve as a natural response to how you interact with your surroundings. …

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