Thursday, April 24, 2014
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I love this article.  It is clear that Jennifer makes her own choices about her body, even against her doctor’s advice if she feels it is not in her best interest.  She has a great attitude about perimenopause (and menopause) which helps to pave her way through this transition with grace and ease.  If you have perimenopause symptoms, why not investigate the herbal suggestions in this article as Jennifer did.  You will want to do your research or contact an Herbalist who is experienced in that area. Another solution is to read about and become familiar with what Dr. John Lee recommended. ... (Read More ...)

I love sharing this article with you because I am sure it is something you can relate to.  I have said things like this in the past, years ago before learning about how important it is to try to live in the present moment. Do you know how important your words are as well as your thoughts?  Mindset  has to do with everything in your life, and writing daily affirmations can help change your mindset each day. Some day when I….written by Kathleen Hanagan Listen to yourself, and notice how often you speak about the future in this way: “once I lose 15 lbs……….,” “when the kids are... (Read More ...)

Weight loss is a HUGE business!  How many “diets” have you seen come and go away over the years?  Weight loss does not have to be a big mystery!  Susan, who is going through menopause, tried all the diets only to gain more weight each time.  She would lose quite a bit in the first month of her dieting, then it would come to a halt.  By the time she got frustrated with her “quick fix diet” and stopped, she had put on even more weight! Are you like Susan, always looking for the best weight loss plan for menopause women? Going through menopause, Susan’s hormones... (Read More ...)

 This article is written by Carrie Tucker, The Life Breath Coach, who is very experienced in the world of heart failure and breathing correctly to change many negative health conditions in the body.    Going through menopause, water weight may be a concern for you.  Carrie talks about how to get rid of water weight!  Do You Wonder How To Get Rid Of Water Weight? How in the world do you lose water?  It’s SO hard to get rid of water weight!   Have you ever noticed that exercise doesn’t help?   Reducing calories doesn’t help either.   Certainly you’ve heard that fluid retention... (Read More ...)

This article is by Donna Johnson and I wanted to share it with you.  It has always seemed that people who follow their dreams are the “lucky” ones.  That only happens to other people.  Well, even if you tried following your dream on a part time basis or as a hobby, wouldn’t that be better than not at all?  By creating and using daily affirmations customized to your life, you can get closer to finding what your purpose is and actually living a life that is based on your dreams!  What’s Your Passion by Donna Johnson (Health Secrets Newsletter)  All most all of us go... (Read More ...)

This article is by Dr. Fay Whitbourne.  Interesting that her view of menopause is pretty much the same as what we have been writing about for you.  If you can prepare yourself for these perimenopause symptoms the easier this transition will be for you. Everyone experiences menopause in a different way.  Read the article to see if Dr. Fay mentions something that may help you with your “menopausal” state of mind and/or body. Coping With Midlife Challenges by Dr. Fay Whitbourne WHILE not exactly the period some would describe as the prime of their lives, being a middle-aged woman... (Read More ...)

As a dieter trying to lose weight, do you eat or drink anything that contains aspartame? When my client Shalene told me she had been trying to lose weight, she also said she had struggled everyday with her sugar addiction.  She found it very difficult to get through the day without sugar. So as a dieter, she switched from sugar to aspartame.  As Shalene put it,  “After all, aspartame doesn’t have any calories and it has an okay taste.” Unfortunately, most people do what Shalene did.  They start using artificial sweeteners like aspartame, thinking they are doing something good... (Read More ...)

Ladies and gents, have you ever wondered if there really is a such thing as male menopause, andropause or low t symptoms? Well, there is!  This is an informative article about male menopause and what the symptoms are, written by Dr. Ray.  It should help you prepare for and understand better, the middle age symptoms you (as a man) or your husband may be experiencing now or what may be coming. What is Andropause or What is Meant by Low T Symptoms? Sometimes called “The Male Menopause” or “MANopause” The Facts:  Andropause, also known as the male menopause or MANopause,... (Read More ...)

Do you set goals?  Have you ever used goal setting strategies to help you set your goals?  Have you ever had a serious goal in your mind and your family or other people close to you in your life told you it could not be done?  Maybe they just laughed when you talked about your goal.  There are always those “good friends” or family that are going to be jealous of you setting goals.  Or maybe they just aren’t positive people and want to keep you down on their level.  They aren’t about to change their situation for the better, and don’t want you to either. Carolyn... (Read More ...)

When you eat salad, do you use fat-free or low-fat dressing thinking you are doing yourself a favor?   Or are you paranoid to eat any type of fat in the first place?  The article below by Caroline, makes sense and helps you understand the importance of using the right oils on your salad and why. Read  all the way to the end for the good tips on healthy salad dressings. Don’t Skimp On Full Fat Salad Dressing by Caroline Petvin We all know that salad is a healthy option, filled with beneficial vitamins and minerals, but many health conscious eaters who choose low fat salad dressings in... (Read More ...)