Unraveling Together Blog with Dr. Sam Graber

Woman cheering on athletes - "A Big Fan"

I’m A Big Fan Of Stuffing.  Just Not When Emotions Are Involved.

Our libidos take a hit at every bend in the road of life and the switchbacks intensify during midlife.  As does our stress. First ...
Perimenopause Brain

Perimenopause Brain. It’s Like Pregnancy Brain But Then Again, It’s Not.

Pregnancy and perimenopause are natural phenomena unique to the female body.  One common accompaniment to both is a temporary change in brain chemistry.   You’re ...
Female business leader - Diversity & Inclusion Post

Fostering Workplace Diversity Through Inclusion

A couple weeks ago, I brought to the evolving #menopauseatwork conversation the overt absence of #DEI* policies supporting women as we transition through our ...
A Study Of Habits-Part 4

How To Get Everything You Want In Life…A Study Of Habits. (Part 4 of 4)

Welcome to the wrap-up of our 4 part series, "How to get everything you want in life...a study in habits". I've been a Life ...
A Study Of Habits-Part 3

How To Get Everything You Want In Life…A Study Of Habits. (Part 3 of 4)

Welcome to Part 3 of our 4 part study of habits. Today we will spin the OLD counterproductive habits into shiny NEW productive habits. ...
A Study Of Habits-Part 2

How To Get Everything You Want In Life…A Study Of Habits. (Part 2 of 4)

This is a follow up to the exercise in Part 1...you did some introspective work to clearly identify your counterproductive eating habits.  Habits that sabotage ...
A Study Of Habits-Part 1

How To Get Everything You Want In Life…A Study Of Habits. (Part 1 of 4)

If you’re constantly in chaos it’s because of your operating system. Life is much like a computer, you can use the default settings or personalize your experience.  The default settings ...
Woman leader at work

We Need More Women In Leadership. So Why Do We Ignore Their Needs In Perimenopause And Beyond?

We need more women in leadership. So why do we ignore their needs in perimenopause and beyond?   It makes no sense to me.  How about you?   I just can't wrap my brain around the fact that ...
Woman checking her watch, smiling

It’s Time To End The “Weight Loss” Quest. It’s Not About Your Weight Anyway.

I can hear you now, “Ok Dr. Sam, I’ll play along.  Since it’s not about weight, what is it about?”  It’s about what you’re ...
80s dressed woman on corded phone

With A Rebel Yell, She Cried “No! No, More!” — A Perimenopausal Battle Cry

How do we go about separating ourselves from our pasts?  Those parts of our lives that we want to leave in the past so we can take the lesson, yet leave the ...