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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 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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One of the things that can plague people during (peri)menopause is insomnia. Healthy, restful sleep is sustenance for the body. During sleep, the body releases toxic waste, regulates temperature and hormones, repairs cells, the brain stores new information/consolidates memories, etc. However, during the menopausal transition- which causes hormonal changes – getting quality sleep can be […]

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Awe is described as a feeling of amazement and wonder that arises from experiencing something profound, beautiful, or inspiring. It can positively impact your mood, well-being, and overall perspective on life. However, unlike other emotions, Dacher Kelter says awe is complex, difficult to define, positive or negative, and can arise from various stimuli. I’m choosing […]

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Lately, I’ve been dealing with this concept of attachment, which was triggered by my youngest daughter’s departure to university in the United Kingdom. I dropped her off, returned home to an empty house, and promptly fell apart. I was super excited to be an empty nester, and if you know me or if we’re friends […]

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It’s the heart of winter, and you are going through the menopausal phase, which means estrogen and progesterone are declining and one of the areas that’s noticeably affected is your skin. It’s dry, flaky, peeling or chapped. Sounds familiar? Well, lovelies, It’s time to winterize your skin care ritual. What worked in spring, summer and fall and […]

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As (peri)menopause sets in and changes to your body begin, it’s essential to optimize your lifestyle, including sustenance. What worked before in your twenties, thirties, and early forties, may not work now that you’re in the throws of perimenopause or post-menopause. Let’s face it. People change, and tons of changes occur during the menopausal phase. […]

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There’s no doubt that the menopausal process can take a toll on your sleep routine, with night sweats sometimes making it difficult to get consistent and quality sleep. Trust me. I know all too well how a night sweat can wake you out of peaceful slumber. Though I’m in post-menopause now, it still happens. Albeit, […]

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I am ready for me No resolutions for me. Only realizations and intentions. I realize I’m ready for myself. I know who I am. This God-sent, cool, incredible, resilient, beautiful, loving, brilliant woman (saying all the things I say to others to myself.) who spent the last thirty-two years doing what she felt she had […]

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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.