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…

Five Ways to Stay Heart Healthy in Menopause
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Five Ways to Stay Heart Healthy in Menopause

Each moment of the day, we take for granted that our heart is beating without issue. Staying heart healthy in menopause is critical since cardiovascular disease is the number 1 killer of women at this age. Read on to see the five ways to stay heart healthy in menopause. Your beating heart is one of…

How to Build Resilience in Midlife

How to Build Resilience in Midlife

Although the journey through midlife and changing hormones is a personal one for most women, developing resilience will undoubtedly help you bounce back from inevitable setbacks. What you have endured in the past and may face in the future will be better handled if you build resilience. Building this skill will help you be better…

Ways to Increase Serotonin Naturally in Menopause

Ways to Increase Serotonin Naturally in Menopause

When menopause inevitably arrives along with decreasing hormones — namely estrogen, serotonin takes a nosedive as well. Serotonin is the feel-good hormone. When you are feeling content and happy, this is one of the hormones responsible for these feelings. We take it for granted until it goes away. There are a lot of changes that…

Improving Your Mood in Peri-Menopause and Beyond
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Improving Your Mood in Peri-Menopause and Beyond

Improving your mood in peri-menopause and beyond is important. Throughout this stage, our moods can be erratic and unpredictable. The more we know and implement positive changes, the better chance we have to improve our mood. Although the hormones estrogen, progesterone and testosterone mainly have to do with fertility, the levels in your body also…

Five Ways to Stop Menopausal Weight Gain
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Five Ways to Stop Menopausal Weight Gain

Weight Gain in Menopause As a middle-aged woman, I know a thing or two about weight gain in menopause. I have personally tried many diets and different forms of exercise to lose weight and get healthier at different points in my life. I recognize now that the practices I had put in place in the…

Seven Foods to Eat During Menopause
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Seven Foods to Eat During Menopause

Menopause and Food Choices Every day we make choices about our food intake as we plan our meals. But many women don’t think of how their food choices affect their menopause journey. Consuming superfoods — nutrient-dense and relatively low in calories but rich in what your body needs most — antioxidants, nutrients, and anti-inflammatory properties,…