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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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Apple Podcast | Spotify | Audible In the latest episode of The Pause Pod, I explore the wonders of seaweed as a source of hormonal health and well-being with Sachi Singh – founder and CEO of Rootless and seaweed’s number one fan – and Chief of Staff, Dr. Gabby Pavelko. They discuss the diverse types […]

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Apple Podcast | Spotify | Audible From puberty to post-menopause, hormones govern so much of our body’s behaviors. With over 15 years of experience as a health and hormonal nutritionist, Laura Lacey enters The Pause Pod and sheds some light on the commonality between pregnancy, perimenopause, and post-menopause.  This episode features her personal experience and […]

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Apple Podcast | Spotify | Audible Today in this short episode, I’m exploring the power of intentional pauses in our fast-paced lives.  I’ll be delving into the world of petite pauses – those brief moments of stillness that have the incredible power to root, ground, and bring the body to a place of calm. Tune […]

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Apple Podcast | Spotify | Audible The decline of estrogen and other important hormones during menopause causes more than hot flashes. Their decline can also have a significant impact on cognitive function. As a result, understanding the connection between menopause and the brain is crucial for our well-being.  In today’s episode our featured health and […]

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Apple Podcast | Spotify | Audible Women’s feelings about career changes during menopause are complex and multifaceted. While some women embrace the opportunity for personal and professional growth, others may experience anxiety and uncertainty. The physical and emotional challenges of menopause, such as hot flashes, mood swings, and fatigue, can impact job performance and confidence. […]

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The calendar has turned its page from the warmth and vibrancy of summer, and we find ourselves in colorful autumn, a season of subtle transformation and introspection. Autumn is a season of transition, and the world outside mirrors the transformations within us—our bodies, thoughts, dreams, and aspirations. Notice the similarities with the menopausal transition. As […]

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A POEM FOR YOU! In the dance of life, a new phase begins, A journey of change, where the old world thins, Menopause arrives with a quiet force, Bringing wisdom and grace on its sacred course. Once fertile grounds now lay sacred and bare, Yet within this stillness, a power to share, No longer defined […]

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