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Apple Podcast | Spotify | Audible Menopause has its pros and cons. Many are happy to never have a period again. but it’s safe to say, no one wants to witness their muscles wane. In this episode of The Pause Pod, I chat with fitness trainer Tina Tang about the benefits of strength training for […]

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Apple Podcast | Spotify | Audible From puberty to post-menopause, hormones govern so much of our body’s behaviors. With over 15 years of experience as a health and hormonal nutritionist, Laura Lacey enters The Pause Pod and sheds some light on the commonality between pregnancy, perimenopause, and post-menopause.  This episode features her personal experience and […]

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Apple Podcast | Spotify | Audible The decline of estrogen and other important hormones during menopause causes more than hot flashes. Their decline can also have a significant impact on cognitive function. As a result, understanding the connection between menopause and the brain is crucial for our well-being.  In today’s episode our featured health and […]

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A Bit of My Fibroid Story One of the leading indicators that I was in perimenopause at thirty-eight was the sudden appearance of problematic uterine fibroids. No doctor, no my primary care physician, gynecologist, or internist, was able to tell me that the sudden spikes and fluctuation in my hormones, specifically estrogen, were due to […]

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Apple Podcast | Spotify | Audible Women’s feelings about career changes during menopause are complex and multifaceted. While some women embrace the opportunity for personal and professional growth, others may experience anxiety and uncertainty. The physical and emotional challenges of menopause, such as hot flashes, mood swings, and fatigue, can impact job performance and confidence. […]

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A POEM FOR YOU! In the dance of life, a new phase begins, A journey of change, where the old world thins, Menopause arrives with a quiet force, Bringing wisdom and grace on its sacred course. Once fertile grounds now lay sacred and bare, Yet within this stillness, a power to share, No longer defined […]

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Last year when I officially crossed the threshold of perimenopause into menopause, I had an overwhelming urge to celebrate this rite of passage. So I did. All by myself. My twelfth month without a period, which I dubbed my #menoversary included self-care/honoring acts that resonated with my body, mind, and spirit. At the time, I […]

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Apple Podcast | Spotify | Audible Restorative sleep is self-care and is fundamental for our overall well-being. However, during the menopause phase, sleep can be hard to come by for so many as fluctuating and declining hormones can cause disturbances, which can interrupt our wildest dreams.  So does that mean you’re not taking care of […]

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Apple Podcast | Spotify | Audible The comfort zone feels sweet and safe, which is why so many find it hard to leave, even for their health and well-being. I mean, who doesn’t want to feel safe? But perceived fear can sabotage self-care, especially the perceived fear around things like aging and menopause.  Consider the […]

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I'm Dixie. 50+ Biology and health educator, qigong practitioner, beauty and wellness founder, empty nester, and all round life lover.