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
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 Antidote To Stress In Perimenopause
The antidote to stress in perimenopause is resilience. Stressors vary person to person. What stresses you may not stress me, and vice versa. What is consistent amongst us is that we all feel some level of stress on a daily basis. Whether we want to acknowledge it consciously or not, our bodies and our subconscious…Read More
Is It A Midlife Crisis Or A Midlife Unraveling?
When you hear the term “midlife crisis”, what comes to mind? If you’re like most people I ask, and me prior to mid-2018, you’d envision some variation of the following cliche. In the usual scenario we see some 50-plus year old guy in a red corvette with a 20-something blond in the seat next to…Read More
Why Your Adrenals Need Extra Love During Midlife
Imagine this … it’s a particularly tiring Friday after a rather stressful week during an absolutely exhausting month. You’ve “done had it” with everything and everyone. T.G.I.F. vibes are dialed up to MAX levels today! As you’re packing your briefcase, playing the mental “what’s in the fridge for dinner” game, you get a call. It’s…Read More
Why Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Policies Need To Include A Woman’s Hormonal Changes
Imagine if you will… You have a presentation to deliver to a key client. You’ve stretched yourself a little thin to make it happen on their timeline, but this isn’t your first rodeo and you are a whiz when it comes to pulling off the miraculous. PowerPoint cued up, check. Microphone plugged in, check. Notifications…Read More