11
Aug

How to Navigate the 7 Cs of Menopause

You’ve probably heard the term “Seven Seas.” It refers to the world’s seven largest bodies of water: the North and South Pacific Oceans, the Southern Pacific or Antarctic Ocean, the North and South Atlantic Oceans, the Indian Ocean and the Arctic Ocean. It implied a great journey, challenging navigation and an element of adventure.   …

7
Jul

Lessons Learned From Moana and Wonder Woman

I’ve recently seen two movies – Moana and Wonder Woman. These very different movies are amazingly similar and I believe, do a lot to bolster women. {Click Here to listen to Dr. Mache narrate this post over an original musical background}   Moana is a young Polynesian princess who lives on an island that is …

1
Jul

When Does Early Menopause Happen? It May Be Sooner Than You Think!

When do you think menopause happens? One common myth that I hear all the time is that menopause happens when you’re older. If you think that menopause happens when you’re older you may may be surprised that the mean age of menopause is 51 years, and the range is 46 to 55. But five to …

30
May

Walking Meditation

If  you want to do a meditation but don’t think sitting is the best way to go about it, try this walking meditation. You can walk anywhere while you do it. Put out a yoga mat and just walk back and forth on this seemingly small space. Find a safe area like a hallway with …

29
May

Remember the Fallen – Memorial Day Music Video honoring those who sacrificed for our country

Memorial Day is a fun day at the beach or park. But it’s basis is to remember those men and women who gave so much, even their lives, to protect our country. This original music is dedicated to them with gratitude. My dad was a marine in WWII and I appreciate the sacrifices he and …

24
May

Anger – A Dangerous Predator

It lies crouching in the tall grass Barely out of sight but never far from awareness. Creeping stealthily forward, Seeking a vulnerable moment to pounce. {Click Here to hear me narrate this over a score of original music. }   Quietly at first, momentarily freezing, Crawling ever closer, Its eyes focused, its muscles tensed, Breathing …

21
May

Menopause Sucks!

It seems the verdict is nearly unanimous – Menopause Sucks.   Menopause is such a weighted word that many women don’t even want to say it out loud. In fact, I discovered that one of my new patients developed a speech impediment when she entered menopause…   Me: What brings you here today? Her: I …

12
May

Relief for Menopause Mood Swings

Q: I’ve just started perimenopause, and my mood swings are driving me crazy! I’m happy as a lark one minute…mad at the world the next…and then so sad that I’m weeping over cat-food commercials. How can I stay on a more even keel? A: Mood swings are one of the top complaints from women who …

9
May

Hump Yoga – How to maintain mindfulness and focus amidst distractions

Do you do yoga? It’s a wonderful practice that can help you both physically and emotionally. Though I’ve co-written A Woman’s Book of Yoga about Kundalini yoga, I’m now learning a new form of yoga called mindful hatha yoga. {Click here to hear me narrate this post over a soundtrack of my original music}.   …

25
Apr

My Hardest Question…

As a menopause expert, I get asked a lot of difficult questions. Recently, I was asked a really hard one, and at first I was stumped. Here’s the question. I wonder if you can answer it? Click Here to listen to Dr. Mache narrate over an original soundtrack. When is the last time you sat …

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