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There’s no doubt that menopause symptoms affect people in different ways. Some people experience severe symptoms, some mild experience symptoms, and some experience no symptoms. For those who experience mild to severe symptoms, the challenge is often finding the right treatments to alleviate their discomfort. While some opt to go the natural medicinal route, others […]

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Empty nesting is not going quite as I expected. It’s way more difficult to cope than I thought. More to come in another post. With all the preparation for my daughter’s journey to the UK to begin university, I barely had time to focus on my work and passions, much less share properly. But I’m […]

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After dropping off my daughter at university, I allowed myself some time to be with the avalanche of emotions that were percolating since the beginning of senior year. I cried, stayed in bed, ate chocolates, watched Netflix/Amazon movies, browsed through old photos, etc. Don’t get me wrong. I’m so super excited for my daughter. In […]

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It’s been quite the year in my household. After months of preparation, excitement, and angst, it’s finally here. Tomorrow I drop our daughter off at university, where she’ll spend the next three years of her life.  What makes it a bit harder is that she’s opted to go far, far, far away to the United […]

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Supplements are a big deal nowadays. With people living busy lives and unable (or unwilling) to make time to consume enough nutrients from real food, supplements are the go-to. I know. I take supplements, too, because, like many, life is hectic. As hormone levels fall the body needs lots of support. And though real food […]

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Every great bodily transition comes with its own unique set of experiences. Think puberty and or pregnancy? They all have their pros and cons. Well, menopause is no different. Did you know there are thirty plus symptoms associated with perimenopause and menopause? Symptoms vary from none, mild or severe. And to be clear, perimenopause and […]

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Reinventing my life started with a Self-care sabbatical! And it led to me finding my passion and purpose. But before we get to that, here’s a peek at the past for a little perspective. A Peek At My Past I was born into a household and community of bush medicine. The tiny village of approximately […]

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A few weeks ago on Instagram, I shared that the liver, adrenals, and nervous system are three areas to support during perimenopause and menopause consistently. I wanted to follow up with a bit more information. Disclaimer: This is not medical advice. It’s a summary of my experience and education. Do talk to your functional or […]

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After a two-year hiatus, I made my way back to the sauna, and boy, did it feel good. If you’ve ever considered using the sauna, starting slow is best. Beginners should begin with a sitting time of 10 to 15 minutes and gradually work their way up to 20 to 30 or perhaps 40 minutes. […]

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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.