Menopause Anxiety Has Got Me

One of the lovely side effects of the menopause is an increase in anxiety.  To quote Dr Louise R. Newson from My Menopause Doctor, “Low…

20 Easy Self Care Hacks To Feel Better Now

We all have days when things don’t entirely go to plan or we wake and find we just feel ‘blah’ but I have 20 easy…

Help Your Back Pain With These Tips

As we get older, sadly, we are no longer as flexible as we used to be, which can lead to many problems. One area of…

Is It Still OK To Admit You Want To Lose Weight?

I ask this simply because, since I married in 2011, I have put on 20 lbs which are currently sitting comfortably around my stomach (the…

Menopause: I Didn’t Expect To Be DIZZY!

Having stopped taking the contraceptive pill around 2 months ago due to being diagnosed as menopausal,  I have been expecting one or two menopausal symptoms…

7 Tips For Surviving Blue Monday

Welcome to Blue Monday.  I say this ironically, of course, because it is the day when the post-Christmas gloom hits us with full force. We’re…

What is the infection Sepsis?

Until the 2016 coverage of the tragic case of little William Mead and the alleged failure of the NHS 111 helpline and other medical agencies…

10 Remedies That Can Help You Deal with Joint Pain

I don’t know whether it’s linked to the menopause, but just lately I am finding my joints are really playing up.  Right now I have…

Easy Ways to Overcome Menstrual Pain When On Holiday

When you are due to set off on your holidays, the last thing you want to be thinking about is whether or not your ‘time…

How To Finally Stick To Those New Year’s Resolutions

If you’re like me, you are likely to be one of the estimated 30% of the UK population who will make a New Year’s resolution…

Tips For Making It Through ‘Dry January’

Every year I strongly consider becoming a “Dry Athlete” and giving up the booze for January. After all, Dry January is the perfect way for…