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When I entered my 40s and 50s, the conversation around health and well-being took on a whole new layer of importance. And it’s not just me, my peers are prioritizing these conversations and taking action too. As you know, during this time, the body begins to experience changes that can affect overall well-being. So it’s […]

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If you’re anything like me, at this age (52) or whatever age you are, health is of the utmost importance. While I’m alive, It is my most important wealth. As my body changes, I want to stay abreast of what’s happening so that I can take action as needed. So I am investing in my […]

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The Power of Recreation As we age, it becomes super important to engage in activities that not only support our bodies but also our minds. Recreation isn’t just a way to pass time; it’s an important component of living a long, healthy, and vibrant life. I’m sharing a delightful recreational experience I had at a […]

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Apple Podcast | Spotify | Audible In this episode of The Pause Pod, I explore the inspiring journey of LaShanna Moore, a passionate advocate for holistic wellness who transitioned from the creative arts to health advocacy. LaShanna’s unique path highlights the connections between creativity, empathy, and health. Her story of transformation and dedication reveals how […]

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My maternal great-grandmother, Rebecca Lincoln, whom I called Grannie, is a memorable figure in my childhood. She was diagnosed with schizophrenia in her fifties, a condition that greatly affected her daily living. Grannie led a challenging life, often spending time on the streets, resistant self-care acts like bathing, swallowing her meds and cleaning her home. […]

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Apple Podcast | Spotify | Audible If you know you know. Reinventing yourself as you grow older and/or as the menopausal transition unfolds is a powerful way to embrace change and discover new paths. But it’s not always easy. This time in life is perfect for exploring fresh interests, starting different careers, and deepening relationships. […]

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Apple Podcast | Spotify | Audible In this episode of The Pause Pod, I’m chatting with Dr. Melanie Llanes, a pelvic health expert, about the critical role of pelvic floor health during perimenopause and menopause. Dr. Llanes discusses the “five S’s” of pelvic floor function, the impact of hormonal changes, and common issues like urinary […]

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Apple Podcast | Spotify | Audible In this episode of The Pause Pod, I chat with Michelle Dwyer, a holistic health coach and certified nutrition consultant, about her journey into health coaching and her personal experiences with perimenopause. Michelle discusses the importance of considering the whole person for health and well-being, including routines and habits […]

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Apple Podcast | Spotify | Audible Age enthusiast, longtime community health advocate, and media pioneer, Denise Pines is breaking barriers and redefining menopause and women’s health. She is a trusted resource for women as they pursue midlife wellness. She founded WisePause Wellness, a pro-aging health, education, and workplace training platform and The FemAging Project which hosts […]

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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.