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Constantly Hungry? How To Control Menopause Hunger

Read on my ravenous friend we are going to learn how to control menopause hunger easily. Menopause hunger is the type of intense hunger that hits hot and hard and short of unburdening the fridge of that delicious looking whole chicken it seems impossible to get under control.  I struggle …

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What Prevents Women Over 50 Losing Weight?

As I have said many times in my posts “losing weight over 50 is very different to when you wer younger”. It’s no longer about eating lettuce and cottage cheese after sweating your body weight at the local gym like you did in your 20’s and 30’s. So what are …

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11 Tips To Lose Menopause Belly Fat And Keep It Off

Are you struggling with losing menopausal belly fat and keeping it off? Menopause weight is like that clingy child that hangs on around your middle and won’t let go. You get rid of it for it only to come back in greater bulk and so much more stubborn to remove. …

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How To Get Into The Right Mindset For Losing Weight

You didn’t have to worry about having the right mind set for losing weight when you were in your 20’s. You would  stock the fridge with celery and cottage cheese, starve yourself for 3 or 4 weeks and lose 3 or 4 kilos?  Then when you hit 40 it was …

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6 Foods To Stop Eating During Menopause

Menopause symptoms for some women can be difficult and include, putting on weight especially around our mid section, hot flushes, night sweats, poor sleep quality, lack of energy, brain fog and more. To avoid making these symptoms worse here are 6 foods to stop eating during menopause. To reduce  menoapuse …

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Simple Breathing Techniques To Reduce Your Menopause Symptoms

This post was originally just going to be about a deep breathing exercise that I use to relax. However, a mutation took place. Wait. What? It’s all good, there’s nothing revolting going on here. Except. It is five in the morning, I’m in my gym clothes, no makeup… Seriously though, …

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Loss Of Confidence And Self-Esteem In Menopause

Once we enter perimenopause we know we may have to deal with some of the usual symptoms that this time of life brings such as hot flushes, night sweats and weight gain. But there are some other symptoms that many women don’t realise may become part of their lives while …

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How To Improve Your Gut Health Naturally In Midlife

We learn more everyday how key gut health to our overall health and that it is important to improve your gut health naturally in midlife if you have been stuggling with health issues.r As we go through perimenopause and into menopause the changes in hormones can mess with our weight, …

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Weight Loss Kitchen Essentials For Easy Meal Preparation

These are my first choices for weight loss kitchen essentials for easy meal preparation. It’s important to keep things simple and convenient, especially when your are trying to change habits. One of the easiest ways to lose weight and get rid of that muffin top especially in midlife, menopause or …

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10 Best Tips To Make Menopause Weight Loss A Success

When I first plunged into my weight loss journey over 5 years ago I didn’t have a plan. I had no idea where to start and had nightmare thoughts of all my past diets on repeat play through my head. I didn’t have a “best tips to make menopause weight …

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Can Menopausal Women Take Apple Cider Vinegar For Hot Flashes?

Apple Cider Vinegar has a long list of health benefits especially for women who are going through perimenopause and menopause. For many years women have been using apple cider vinegar for hot flashes with great success. See below for dosage and other uses including making it easier to lose menopause …

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The Best Ways For Women Over 50 To Lose Belly Fat

Once you hit 50 it is not as easy to lose weight as it was when you were younger. And back then the weight didn’t hang around your middle like an overly clingy child. It’s a little more difficult to get rid of now and there are a few hurdles …

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10 Luxurious Self Care Gifts For Women In Midlife

If you’ve spent any time browsing through my website you’ll know that I’m a massive believer in self-care. These luxurious self care gifts for women in midlife are perfect to help women make self care more enjoyable. With these beautiful things to practice self care with you won’t be able …

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My Top 5 Supplements To Help Boost Energy And Wellbeing

The Best Supplements For Energy In Midlife

The best supplements for energy in midlife is a little subjective and depends on what works for your particular body type but I have listed what’s worked for me as well as some that have been recommended. I take supplements but it is a bit ad hoc. I either forget …

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How To Have The Best Self-Care Day

How To Have The Best Mental Self-Care Day

I am declaring an amazing mental self-care day for you. This is going to be awesome! You get to put down those 50 hats you are wearing and put on just one, your most favorite one, the one that truly suits you, has your name on it and nothing else. …

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How To Deal With Depression And Anxiety During Menopause

As women enter menopause there can be emotional symptoms experienced such as increased feelings of stress, anxiety and fear. What causes depression and anxiety during menopause and how can we deal with it naturally? These feelings can be attributed in part to physical changes such as declining levels of the …

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How To Quit Sugar Easily And Improve Your Health

One of the easiest ways to improve your health and lose fat is to cut as much sugar from your diet as you are able. Read on to learn how to quit sugar easily and the exact reasons this is the best thing for your health. You need carbohydrates but …

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Boost Energy Naturally And Avoid Fatigue

11 Smart Ways To Boost Energy Naturally And Avoid Fatigue

To boost energy naturally and avoid feeling fatigued and tired can be difficult to do, especially when your sleep-deprived our you’re going through a particularly stressful time in your life. All that important self-care and wellbeing stuff can get put to the side onto a steaming pile of “I don’t have time …

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How To Have Things To Look Forward To In Midlife

In life it is important to your health and well-being to have things to look forward to every day. It might be sitting the sun, buying a new top, having family visit, that awesome new book you want to read. These are the things that are ordinary in our day …

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Easy Tips For Staying Healthy When Working From Home

Easy Tips For Staying Healthy When Working From Home

Currently approximately one in five of every man, woman and child around the world are still in lockdown. There has never been a more important time for staying healthy when working from home.  Are you completely over being in lockdown and starting to climb the walls if only to get …

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Beat The Stress

How To Reduce Stress Amidst This Coronavirus Pandemic

It is so important to be able to reduce stress. Especially right now, in the midst of the Coronavirus and doubly so if you are going through perimenopause, menopause or have a disease such as diabetes as you may already be dealing with hormonal imbalance.  Each morning when I walk …

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How To Reduce Symptoms Of Menopause Naturally

How to reduce menopause symptoms naturally isn’t some secret squirrel thing that only people we read about can know. It is achievable by all women reaching this age. The number one cause of menopause symptoms is stress. But there is more to it. Read on my menopausal friend. Somewhere just …

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How To Sleep Better At Night Naturally

The constant battle of trying to sleep better at night naturally can add to the stress that women in midlife often need to contend with especially as thanks to fluctuating hormones sleep can sometimes be difficult. Do you have bags under your eyes that are so big you could pack …

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5 Best Remedies For Hot Flashes In Perimenopause

When searching Google for the best remedies for hot flashes there is an awful lot of “noise” to sift through. In this post, I have done my best to make it as simple as possible with things you can do quickly and easily to relieve and in some cases end …

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