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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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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 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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Apple Podcast | Spotify | Audible Many people suffer through the transition of perimenopause and post-menopause for many reasons. Some reasons we don’t have control over. But some we do have control over.  I share five mindset shifts in today’s episode that can ease menopause suffering in 2023. So If you’re one of those people […]

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Apple Podcast | Spotify | Audible With The Pause Pod Podcast, I wanted, first and foremost, to focus on the people experiencing peri/post-menopause. Experts are great, valued, appreciated, and necessary. And I’ll have them on. But I want to connect the human faces to this human experience that’s menopause. So having real people on to […]

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Apple Podcast | Spotify | Audible Menopause is a dynamic transitional phase, with everyone having their own unique experience. It may be a breeze for some and a challenge for others. Wherever you fall on the spectrum, I know this much is true; support is necessary to optimize well-being.  The sad thing is, seeking support […]

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Apple Podcast | Spotify | Audible The menopause conversations have been heating up. No pun intended. Did you see the menopause ad during the Super Bowl? Whether you like it or not, you have to agree more and more people are openly sharing their menopausal experiences and seeking support from peer communities. And more and […]

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Apple Podcast | Spotify | Audible Finally! I’m back on the podcasting scene; this time, it’s a menopausal pod. It’s been a long time coming. So yeah! There were many hiccups, but I chose to lean into the high-vibrational stuff that was working, and guess what? Everything else worked out. It’s recorded and posted. My […]

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I often get asked by women, “How do I know if I’m in menopause – perimenopause or post-menopause?” The word menopause is oftentimes used loosely to refer to the entire menopause experience. But I’m sure by now you know that the entire process occurs in stages. Namely, perimenopause, menopause, and post-menopause. Together they make 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.