Going Through Menopause

Going through menopause wasn't as bad for me as it is for some women. Now I've gone through the "process" I can look back with a "Phew! Thank goodness that's over!" … [Read more...]

How Do I Accept Myself?

If you accept mistakes from others and not your own, remember you're human and that humans make mistakes. Affirmation: "I'm human and I'm allowed to make mistakes." Read this aloud every morning and evening. Repeat it to yourself when you need to. It takes time to break out of your "I must be … [Read more...]

How To Focus on Improving Yourself

When you compare yourself with others, how do you feel? Do you feel like you're better than them? Slimmer than her? Better looking than she is? … [Read more...]

Self-Esteem Tip

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Hot flushes, or hot flashes, are a symptom of menopause. They start at anytime during peri-menopause (the period before menopause) and can continue through post-menopause. … [Read more...]

Keeping a Success Journal

Keeping a journal, a success journal, may seem big-headed or a hobby but it's a great tool for building self-esteem. … [Read more...]

Keeping Active Through Menopause

One lady said to me, "Keep active? Are you for real?? It takes me all my time to just keep going, never mind anything else!" … [Read more...]

What is Self-Esteem?

Excellent question. What is self-esteem? "Esteem" is the worth and value you give to places, people and situations. You have esteem for your religious leaders, your teachers, for excellent performances in music, acting, sports, or for someone going the extra mile. … [Read more...]

Emotional Overeating and Menopause

Mary (not her real name) is a binge eater, an emotional overeater. She eats when she's tired, stressed, lonely, sad, can't sleep, angry, etc. "You name the emotion and I'll eat because of it," she says. … [Read more...]

Mood Swings and Menopause

It can feel like your menopause is one long mood swing hovering between deep depression then anxiety, feeling on top of everything then normal (whatever that is). You've probably forgotten what 'normal' is. 1. What sets off mood swings? Anything. Everything. A simple request from your significant … [Read more...]