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