Premature Ovarian Failure in the Workplace

There is a general view that menopause only affects women at midlife. But Premature Ovarian Insufficiency (POI) can occur at any time after the start of menstruation up to age 40. It results in early menopause and is another opportunity … Continue reading »

The Oestrogen Effect

Exciting research is being carried out into the possible role of oestrogen in protecting against Covid 19. Oestrogen and Covid 19 We know from the infection and fatality statistics that men are more likely than wo men to contract the … Continue reading »

It’s Time to be Kind to Yourself

This week, 18 – 24 May 2020, is National Mental Health Awareness Week, an opportunity to think about what steps you can take to maintain good mental health.  The theme this year is ‘Kindness’. Menopause and Mental Health Changes to … Continue reading »

7 Reasonable Adjustments for Workplace Menopause Sufferers

In the past couple of years much more has been talked about managing menopause in the workplace. Supporting women colleagues at menopause  can be simple and highly effective if you apply appropriate reasonable adjustments. Menopause is a Workplace Issue Employers … Continue reading »

The Secret Brain Drain

There are more women over 50 employed in the workplace than ever before but are workplace policies and practices keeping up with the needs of women who experiencing workplace menopause symptoms? And if not, what are the hidden costs to … Continue reading »

What has kindness ever done for you?

Have you ever wondered why we are kind? Today is World Kindness Day but for our own health every day should be Kindness Day. Hardwired for kindness Our brain rewards us when we are kind to others because it recognises … Continue reading »

World Menopause Day 2017

World Menopause Day 2017 is on18 October. It is an opportunity to raise awareness of women’s midlife health issues. Many women believe that their menopause experience is controlled by their genes. But your menopause does not need to be the … Continue reading »

Midlife Sleep Tips

I am delighted to be making a guest appearance at the Midlife Retreat, with my good friend Kay Newton. Kay and I first met at a retreat she was facilitating in Mallorca Spain a few years ago and as they … Continue reading »

Resolutions and Willpower

Second week of January and keeping to your New Year’s Resolutions may be becoming a bit more of a challenge. Many clients say to me ‘Can you help me have more willpower?’ What is willpower and where does it come … Continue reading »

Why gratitude is good for you.

Christmas time is so busy and there is so much abundance of food and parties and gifts it can be easy to forget to show gratitude. Jenny’s Story Many years ago, my mother worked as a playground assistant in a … Continue reading »