Category Archives for "Menopause"

Aug 25

Living In The Golden Age

By Julie Dargan | Menopause

Just like wine and cheese, women really do get better with age. Research has shown, rather than becoming moodier when we age, many women are happier when they approach their 50’s and beyond. University of Melbourne Study This study found that both negative mood and depressive symptoms decreased significantly in the ages of 50-70. Moods […]

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Aug 21

Yoga Is Not Just For The Young

By Julie Dargan | Menopause

Yoga is widely known for its wonders of releasing stress and making you agile. At my last retreat in Bali I wanted to revisit my youth and take up yoga once more. I attended a yoga program in Ubud and was looking forward to treating my body to some much needed care and attention. But alas.. All I […]

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Feb 02

The Reality of Ageing

By Julie Dargan | Menopause

As you approach your middle years, have you ever experienced a time when you see yourself as others see you? The “real” you I mean here. Not a perception of what you once looked like many years ago. Open and exposed with your with your belly fat, your double chin, your wrinkles, your lifeless hair […]

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Aug 14

Beef Curry & Coconut Cream

By Julie Dargan | Menopause

This delicious curry can be made 2 days ahead if kept covered in a refrigerator or can be frozen for 2 months. Ingredients 1 onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1/4 cup almonds 1/4 cup coconut cream 2.5 kg beef pieces 2 tablespoons coconut oil or extra virgin olive oil 2 teaspoons ground coriander 1 […]

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Mar 02

Flaxseeds in the Menopause

By Julie Dargan | Menopause

Flaxseeds (also referred to as linseeds), need to be soaked in water in order for the tough outer shell to be softened and thus release their superior nutrients. If the outer shell is not softened by soaking in water (or alternatively you can grind flaxseeds in a coffee grinder) they pass through the intestines undigested. Or […]

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Dec 07

Maca in the Menopause

By Julie Dargan | Menopause

Maca is an adaptogenic herb that is cultivated in the central Peruvian Andes at 12-14,000 feet under harsh natural growing and weather conditions. And if this herb can survive such conditions, it is well equipped to help any menopause woman survive her journey. Adaptogens are a class of herb that modulates the body’s response to stress, anxiety […]

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