50 is the new … whatever

So, this has been a weird year.  I turned 50 last year with a bit of a splash.  I put on my party face and embraced the year being all about me.  50 is the new 40, so no big deal.  It turned out it was a big deal.   The sense of my age suddenly […]

You won’t like me when I am angry.

Flippant, but true, no one enjoys dealing with an angry person.    There are times we all feel a bit like the incredible hulk.   As a perimenopause woman, I have dealt with the uncomfortable feeling of my hormones shifting me into ‘rage’. I have worked in offices, where I see daily the cumulative stress and strain […]

Miles to go Before I Sleep

Apologies for appropriating the line from Robert Frost   It was the words that kept going around in my brain when I started to write this.  Although I had to look up who wrote it.   Thanks Google!   Like almost everyone I know I am preoccupied at the moment with getting a good night’s sleep.  Whether it […]

I love pink … but

I will start by saying I was a big pink fan before the last few months.  There was something slightly rebellious about wearing pink.  Embracing my inner pink girl,   particularly when your years are advancing a little. But as the world has been drowned in pink  over the last few months.  There is a once-forgotten […]

Standing Desks: Weighing the Pros and Cons for Your Health and Productivity

Standing desks have been gaining popularity in recent years, and for good reason. Many people swear by them as a way to improve posture, boost productivity, and reduce the negative effects of sitting for long periods of time. But are standing desks all they’re cracked up to be? Let’s take a look at the benefits […]

Is Daylight Saving Time a danger to your health?

As we spring forward into Daylight Saving Time (DST), many of us may be feeling a bit groggy and disoriented. It’s amazing how just one hour can throw our internal clocks off so much! But did you know that DST can actually have some pretty serious effects on our health? Let’s take a look at […]

What is the Perimenopause?

As women age, their bodies undergo various changes, including hormonal shifts that lead to the cessation of menstruation, known as menopause. However, before reaching menopause, most women experience a transitional phase called peri-menopause. In this blog post, we’ll explore what peri-menopause is, its symptoms, and how to manage them. What is Peri-menopause? Peri-menopause is a […]

Does diet impact mental health?

The food we eat has a significant impact on our physical health, but did you know that it can also affect our mental health? Research has shown that there is a strong link between diet and mental health. In this blog post, we will explore the impact of diet on mental health and how you […]

What are the benefits of using a weighted blanket

Weighted blankets have become increasingly popular in recent years as a way to improve sleep quality and reduce anxiety and stress. These blankets are filled with materials such as plastic pellets, glass beads, or steel shot, and they are designed to provide a deep pressure touch sensation that can feel like a hug or a […]