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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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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 In the latest episode of The Pause Pod, I explore the wonders of seaweed as a source of hormonal health and well-being with Sachi Singh – founder and CEO of Rootless and seaweed’s number one fan – and Chief of Staff, Dr. Gabby Pavelko. They discuss the diverse types […]

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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 Today in this short episode, I’m exploring the power of intentional pauses in our fast-paced lives.  I’ll be delving into the world of petite pauses – those brief moments of stillness that have the incredible power to root, ground, and bring the body to a place of calm. Tune […]

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