‘Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny.’ Do you have a stock take you need to do? Is it starting to feel like it can no longer be put off?
We are supposed to take a week or two at Christmas and come back refreshed and rejuvenated. It’s a big ask based on the other 50 or so weeks of the year isn’t it! Our minds and bodies sparsely get passed the recalibration stage, let alone into the chilled zone.
‘Our job as humans is to hold on to the thoughts of what we want, make it absolutely clear in our minds what we want, and from that we start to invoke one of the greatest laws of the Universe, and that’s the law of attraction. You become what you think about most.’ (John Assaraf)
The Me in Menopause is doing 12 days of mid-life inspiration, celebration, motivation, retrospection and resolutions…. along with some glorious FOOD (of course!). So stay tuned if you want to shake things up a bit for the new year, spark a new and more FABULOUS YOU in 2017, or are looking for a [...]
There are times in your life when you lose the plot. You forget how wonderful you are and how amazing life is. This can be for a short time while faced with a specific challenge, suffering the winter blues, or losing your way with regards to career and purpose…. or it might be for a much [...]
My top 3 websites (other than The ME in Menopause of course!) for checking in with regularly for information and inspiration are all quite different, but equally amazing and worth a read. I find you need to search beyond the obvious 'menopause health' to find sites that deliver content within [...]
My name is Ana Rocha. I was born in Lisbon, Portugal but came to live in South Africa when I was two years old. Menopause started when I was 51 years old. Prior to that, except for hepatitis from contaminated water in Portugal, I was always a healthy person with no health issues. But with [...]
This is a sequence for working on toning your arms using hand weights. It's reasonably gentle but targeted... so set yourself a goal (like getting those sleeveless summer dresses out from the back of the wardrobe) and get started on a regular routine. If you do this 3 times in 7 days then you [...]
Who knows what I was googling and browsing when I discovered a link to something called Metabolic Aftershock. I’ve purchased one or two exercise programs online before but must admit I’ve never stuck to them or been inclined to keep up the exercise instead of, or over and above, the things I [...]