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Moving through Menopause

Life is full of changes. And menopause is just one of these normal transitions.  You may be in for a bumpy ride, challenged by physical and emotional symptoms. But this is a natural part of every woman’s life. Menopause is not an illness, and there are ways that you can manage: Hot flashes – dress in layers, sleep in a cool room, and avoid alcohol & spicy foods. Sleep disturbances– physical exercise, create a bedtime routine,
 relaxation and deep 
breathing. Memory issues– simplify your environment, make lists, concentrate on one … Continue reading

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Caring for the Caregiver

If you’re a member of the Sandwich Generation, you want to care for those you care about. But, at times, the emotional stress of nurturing multiple generations can be overwhelming. There are demands from every direction and you often have too little time, too little money, and too little help. Photo courtesy of gbaku – flickr.com The best way to have patience and compassion for your aging parents and growing kids is learn to be patient and compassionate with yourself. Here are tips on how to do just that: Balance … Continue reading

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