Awash In Stress, Wading In Past Trauma, And Clinging To The Side Of The Hormone Pool
Do you ever picture a woman when you hear the term “midlife crisis”? Me neither. A vision of some midlife dude with a comb-over, gold chain, leased hotrod, and his way-too-young babe of the week in the passenger seat always came to mind. In fact, until I read a seminal piece by my virtual-BFF Brené…Read More
Fostering Workplace Diversity Through Inclusion
Having a #DEI policy that identifies #menopause by name signals to women that you value them at every stage along their personal and professional evolution.Read More
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 pain experienced. This is a question we answer together when you choose me as a sage guide along your journey. For today, please sit a spell so we can talk this out in UNconventional Wisdom fashion… Whether you purchase my upcoming book or join the…Read More
“Am I Losing It?” And Other Questions We Ask Ourselves In Perimenopause.
“Am I losing it Dr. Sam?” This is a question asked of me by too many women to count, so I wanted to share some thoughts. To lose something one must possess said something in the first place. And honestly, “It” is not amongst my possessions now, nor at any time in my past. I’m…Read More
Why You Can’t Sleep In Perimenopause And What To Do About It.
Have you ever tossed and turned all night? If it’s a once-in-awhile thing, it’s not all that big a deal. But when one night turns to two. Then three and four, it can set off all the body’s alarms. In turn sending your entire system into panic mode. As if perimenopause wasn’t challenging enough,…Read More
Why Your Waistline Expands In Perimenopause And What To Do About It (HINT: It Isn’t “Eat Less & Move More”.)
If you’re a woman in midlife and your waistline is expanding, your energy is plummeting, and all-in-all you just don’t feel like “you”, please hear this: you are not broken. You’re most likely in perimenopause. And that very natural stage in a woman’s life coupled with a common metabolic issue, added to the constant state…Read More
A Holistic Approach to Perimenopause and Business with Dr. Sam Graber – The Midlife CEO Podcast
Jeannie Spiro invited me to join her on The Midlife CEO Podcast to talk about how our hormones help or hinder us in business. In this episode we talk about: What happens to our hormones during perimenopause. The discovery that many women encounter during this stage of hormonal flux. How to manage perimenopause and menopause…Read More
The Menopausal Monkey Mind. And How To Keep Her Focused.
Being “in the present” sounds like it should be easy. Right? Just be “here”. Wherever “here” may be for you. I mean you’re already physically “here”, so put ‘er in Park and be in the moment. Easier said than done. “Ugh…why is it so dang hard to truly be present?” It’s not necessarily physically difficult. …Read More
“I’ve Done Everything Right! Why Do I Feel So Empty Inside?”
We can choke down the feelings of emptiness for only so long. There comes a point in life when many of us feel a gnawing emptiness inside. It’s not the “lack of something” kind of empty, it’s the type of emptiness that takes up all the available space until it can no longer be ignored. And when it is ignored, it manifests as anger and anxiety, and ultimately illness and disease. …Read More
Your Beliefs About Menopause Make Or Break Your Experience. Choose Wisely.
Most people I speak with think their beliefs are like their wardrobe. They’re basically stuck with what they’ve got. Every day they simply walk up to their closet, sift through what’s there, pick something out, wear it, and move on to the next set of clothes the next day. Rinse. Repeat. If that’s your attitude when it comes to your beliefs, it’s…Read More