Tag «Midlife»

10 Myths Of Exercising You Don’t Know About

There are many misconceptions regarding exercise that exist till today. Here are some of the most common exercise myths as well as the not-so-common facts based on current exercise research.  Exercise Myth 1. Low intensity workout burns more fat In general, low intensity exercise has its place — it’s less stressful on joints. However, one …

Say Hello To A Forever Young You

As you grow older, your priorities become redirected. Before, the greatest problem you could possibly have is what to wear to school. Fast forward, you’re facing a 2-year old child with temper tantrums. Fast forward again, you look in the mirror and you hit midlife and realize that all those worrying and problematizing finally took …

Menopause Symptoms and Treatments

Menopause is the time that marks the end of your menstrual cycles. It’s diagnosed after you’ve gone 12 months without a menstrual period. Menopause can happen in your 40s or 50s, but the average age is 51 in the United States. Menopause is a natural biological process. But the physical symptoms, and emotional symptoms of …

Understanding Depression and Menopause

As women approach midlife and menopause one of the things to be on the lookout for is depression. While menopause is not thought to be a cause of depression the two can occur at the same time. What is believed to be a cause of depression is changes in estrogen levels which occur during menopause. …

6 Midlife Inspirational Quotes

We all have some sort of  quotes that we like whether it be funny, witty or inspirational, my favorite quote is “Everything happens for a reason” I am a firm believer in that! Today I put together 6 of my favorite Midlife Inspirational Quotes that I always turn to when I am feeling down. I …

The Three Phases of Menopause

Menopause is the transition period in a woman’s life when her ovaries stop producing eggs, her body produces less estrogen and progesterone, and menstruation becomes less frequent, eventually stopping altogether. There are three phases of the transition, which include… Perimenopause…In this phase, your body will start providing helpful physical clues that the menopause process is …

Fulfilling your Passions, The Second Chance Career

For more than twenty-years my good friend Debbie’s primary focus was working her way up the corporate ladder in the Human Resources department of a large publicly traded company. Day after day she worked hard to meet the demands of her superiors and colleagues, until one morning she woke up with a sickened, sinking feeling …