Self-Compassion Affirmations for Midlife
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Self-Compassion Affirmations for Midlife

Midlife and the hustle and bustle of daily life can make it difficult to practice self-compassion. Many of you are probably pretty overwhelmed and busy with all of your responsibilities. Using self-compassion affirmations — inspirational quotes or positive statements — is a wonderful way to embrace a more positive way of thinking. They quickly remind…

My Cholesterol-Lowering Journey (Part 1)
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My Cholesterol-Lowering Journey (Part 1)

I decided that my quest to get heart healthy (aka my cholesterol-lowering journey) should be shared publicly. Mostly to help you, women in midlife during changing hormones, but also to hold myself accountable. And since it’s February, it seems fitting to share what I’m learning so we can get heart-healthy together. I had a physical…

How to Heal a Dysregulated Nervous System
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How to Heal a Dysregulated Nervous System

It should come as no surprise to many of you that we are a society that is stressed out! Research shows that most adults report feeling a stress level of ‘5’ on a scale of 1 to 10 each day. (Honestly, I’m surprised it’s not higher). Sadly, 27% of adults admit to being so stressed…

Protein’s Health Benefits for Women in Midlife
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Protein’s Health Benefits for Women in Midlife

If you’re a woman entering midlife, you may recognize that your body is going through a host of changes. Perhaps you are gaining weight and you don’t feel as strong as you used to. The more you learn, the more you realize that protein may need to be increased in your diet. So what’s happening?…

Natural Remedies for Brain Fog During Midlife
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Natural Remedies for Brain Fog During Midlife

What is Brain Fog? I’m sure you all have days where you complain of feeling ‘out of it’, unable to think clearly, or forgetting more things than you care to admit in midlife. I know I do! Many people report this feeling as ‘brain fog’. This is not an actual diagnosis but rather a term…

Link Between Dementia and Sleep Habits
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Link Between Dementia and Sleep Habits

Medical News Today reports that 55 million people around the world are living with dementia — the impaired inability to think, remember, or make decisions that impacts everyday activities. Many poor lifestyle choices can contribute to this condition, especially inadequate sleep. A recent study says that as little as a 1% reduction in deep sleep…