Ah ‘menopause never really affected me’ my Mum says. Well thank the goddess for that I should sail through this too! For me this was one of the biggest rollercoasters that I have faced in my life. But why and what is it? In the UK, the average age menopause begins is 51 and an estimated 1·5 million women are affected by symptoms. When women talk about going through the menopause, they’re actually describing the perimenopause,” explains Dr Marilyn Glenville, a nutritionist specialising in women’s health*. The menopause is when your periods stop completely and you become infertile, while the … Continue reading From mindful to mad lady!!
I have practised meditation for the last 20 years and run a meditation group for the majority of that but in all that time ‘being disciplined and meditating daily’ has been a bit hit and miss until now. It all started one cold frosty morning late November 2014, as I drove up the M4 listening to Ruby Wax reading her book, Sane New World, light bulb moments,’ I have felt like that, oh its not just me’ and ‘ I want to know more about this mindfulness. When I looked a little deeper I realised that I had dipped my … Continue reading