Category: <span>Wellbeing</span>

Mind it matters!

The saying goes “healthy body healthy mind” but I think the reverse is also true. If you are feeling depressed, suffering from anxiety, loss of confidence, or feeling overwhelmed with life, in general, it is easy to stop caring about and looking after yourself. I experienced all those feelings while going through menopause and for a time I really lost myself. I had no desire to go to the gym, I didn’t care how I looked. I let my legs and other bits get hairy and I couldn’t be bothered to put on makeup or wash my hair. For a…

Menopause My Story

Just writing the word menopause makes me feel all peculiar. It is a reminder of how the last five years or so of my life have been a rollercoaster of exhaustion, emotions, strange symptoms and uncertainty about what the hell was happening to me. Some women go through peri and menopause with little or no symptoms I was not one of them. Looking back now I realised that something was going on quite a while before my periods even started becoming erratic. Each month before my period my PMT was gradually getting worse, I felt like I had a bad…