Stress, the brain and menopause

Stress, the brain and menopause

What is stress? Stress starts in the brain, with a thought. Whether a real or perceived threat to our survival, or a positive uplifting exciting moment, our brain then initiates a sequence of steps that release hormones into our blood stream to ultimately make the...

Making sense of Menopause

Making sense of Menopause

The straight talking seminar you’ve been waiting for. Friday 7th May 2021, 2-4pm With Dr Joanne Hobson – MBBS, DRCOG, FRSH. Member of British Menopause Society, Membership of Institute of Psychosexual Medicine. Suitable for non-medical professionals (coaches,...

Wheat-free Wednesday

Wheat-free Wednesday

MY MENOPAUSE DIARYWheat-free WednesdayFiona Catchpowle10 February 2021This week I am launching #WheatFreeWednesdayAt any point in our lives, not just during midlife and beyond, we should be seeking out nutrition to fuel our body in a way that serves us well. When...

Stress, Peri/Menopause & Wonder Woman

Stress, Peri/Menopause & Wonder Woman

MY MENOPAUSE DIARYStress, Peri/Menopause & Wonder WomanFiona Catchpowle18 January 2021What do stress, peri-menopause, menopause and beyond have in common with Wonder Woman? This is not a knock-knock joke, but basically we are all naturally 'Wonder Women' and I...

Find your controllable factors

Find your controllable factors

MY MENOPAUSE DIARYFind your controllable factorsFiona Catchpowle10 January 2021When your menopausal hamster wheel is turning round and around, it’s hard to know which way to turn. Keeping a food & mood diary may sound simplistic as a potential band-aid, but it was...

Menopause Mechanics and String Theory

Menopause Mechanics and String Theory

MY MENOPAUSE DIARYMenopause Mechanics and String TheoryFiona Catchpowle9 January 2021Is this you? Perimenopause has finally reached your airspace; except the information out there is confusing and you can’t see the wood for the trees, don’t know which way to turn and...