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

A Midlife Renaissance: Strategies For Reinventing Your Next Chapter

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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.

It’s about using our life’s experiences to shape a future that’s fulfilling and joyful. By welcoming this change, we can find new purpose and happiness in our journey unfolds.

In this episode of the Pause Pod, Wendy Battles, founder of Reinvention Rebels, delve into the topics of self-discovery, menopause and the power of reinvention.

She challenges societal norms and encourage women to embrace growth and change. If you feel stagnant, suck and is experiencing fear or apprehension around change and reinventing your life, this episode is for you. Lean in and listen.

Let’s Connect, Perimenopuse and Prosper!

In this episode:

00:00:00: Episode Trailer

00:00:44: Podcast Intro

00:01:46 Introduction to Wendy Battles

00:02:25: The Birth of Reinvention Rebels

00:04:53: Wendy’s personal experience with menopause

00:07:24: Shifting Mindset on Menopause

00:11:00: Empowering Women through Stories

00:13:23: Building Reinvention Muscles

00:15:54: The Magic of Inside Out

00:16:42: Self-Discovery and Reinvention

00:21:29: Overcoming Challenges

00:24:31: Self-Discovery and Openness

00:27:55: Measuring Reinvention

00:31:19: Comparing and Unique Paths

00:33:02: Personal Reinvention Journey

00:39:11: Self-Care Practices

00:43:47: Hypothetical Question: First Lady of Wakanda

00:44:34: Reinventing Sexual Self

00:45:30: Importance of Resources

00:48:15: Supporting Reinvention Journey

00:50:36: How to stay connected to Wendy

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Additional Resources For Support:

Join The Menopause Lab: A six-week course for people experiencing menopause

Take the Menopause Quiz: Find out if you might be experiencing (peri)menopause

Menopause blog posts: Various posts about the menopausal phase

The symptoms checklist: A checklist with over forty symptoms you can check off

The menopause question list: A list of questions to ask your healthcare partner

The Pause Pod FB private community: Private Facebook Community. Click the link to Join.


I am by no means a medical professional. I am a Licensed and certified Biology/Health teacher/educator and award-winning beauty/wellness founder. Any information shared on this and future podcasts is my point of view or that of the guests. Please consult with your primary care partner for advice and treatments for your health and well-being. Please read the entire disclaimer Here.

I'm a teacher, beauty/wellness founder, and Qigong Instructor. My work exists to support women and people experiencing the menopausal transition on their health and wellness journey. I believe in the sacredness, wholeness, and expansiveness of well-being and the menopausal passage, and I care deeply about teaching and creating experiences and safe spaces that provide support.

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