I’m one of millions of women in menopause!

Statue called Menopause.

  Women in menopause… Yup! We’re a fun group!   …or at least we used to be! I have been well into menopause a few years now. My husband and children learned to be very adept at surfing the waves of my moodiness, depression, anxiety and stress. It doesn’t help that my mental symptoms are highly exacerbated by my…

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Know your hormones.

  Hormones are not particularly well understood. This misunderstanding is pervasive even in modern society.   Take, for example, one of the best male tennis players saying that women have “hormones” and thus are different from men.   Sure, men and women are different physiologically – that’s a basic fact. But it’s not hormones that…

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10 tips to avoid scratching that itch.

How not to scratch that itch.

  In the past, I have written about my own ongoing battle with allergies, sensitivities, skin conditions and itchiness – and how difficult it has been to avoid scratching that itch.   This is a great article offering exceptionally good advice for everyone who has experienced these conditions. ____________________ When you have a skin condition…

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Future snapshot: Marijuana is legal everywhere!

Future snapshot: Marijuana is legal everywhere

  Can you just imagine a time when marijuana is legal everywhere?   The day will come. No more high priced black market trade in cannabis, nor all the resulting crime that goes with it. No more promising futures of our kids compromised or ruined because of charges stemming from cannabis use. Less personal taxes…

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Natural remedies: Why it’s important to go organic for your health?

Natural remedies: Why it's important to go organic for your health?

  Everyone wants to feel their best. There is nothing worse than feeling under the weather – and by under the weather, I am not just talking about feeling ill.   No, you don’t need to be ill to not feel your best. Sometimes fatigue, tiredness and stress can all affect how you feel in…

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Terrific tips to take care of your health.

Walking.

  As we get older, our poor bodies seem to lose their will to keep up with our youthful minds!   Once the kids have left home, it can be a good time to address some of those health issues you’ve been putting off.   When the kids are around, they are always the priority…

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The older I get, the more I wonder where my mind wanders off to…

Memory

Motherhood…   Aging…    Menopause…   Distraction…   Stress…   Exhaustion…    Depression… All are known and accepted causes of increasing memory loss and all are conditions I have and do experience. I’ve know for quite a while that I’m having increasing memory issues, indicated by the ‘symptoms’ I’ve noticed, which include: Habitual list-making, only to forget where I put the…

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How sleep loss can affect you.

Sleep loss can affect you regardless what the root causes of it is. Sleep loss is usually triggered by something else such as worry, depression, anxiety, physical ailments, pain, etc.   The occasional night of disturbed sleep is one thing, but an ongoing pattern can become a real issue – and it is a very…

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