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Information to Help You Enjoy this Time of Life

Here at Nourishing Relationships, we’ve developed a rapport with Vibrant Nation, an online community devoted to serving the needs of women over 50 by offering tips as well as the chance to join in conversations about work, relationships, wellness, books, and more. Just as we encourage you to do here at Nourishing Relationships, at VibrantNation.com you can connect with other women at your stage of life and discuss the issues you are passionate about. One issue that may affect you, as it does many women over 50, is menopause and … Continue reading

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Take Care of Yourself after January Blues

Are you already experiencing winter blues and frustrated with yourself for not doing what you set out to do this year? Today we’ll look at how to better take care of yourself in 2010 and next week, we’ll give you more help in keeping your New Year’s resolutions. Begin with some honest self-reflection. What is currently disturbing you the most? What do you feel good about? Consider both your physical and emotional reactions. Once you are aware of the real problems, you can begin to identify possible solutions and map … Continue reading

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Do You Have the January Blues?

Feeling down in the dumps now that the holidays are over? If you’re hoping for something uplifting on these dreary days and cold nights, you’re not alone. T.S. Eliot may have said in The Waste Land that “April is the cruelest month,” but studies have found that for the majority of Americans January is the most depressing month of the year, with the 24th being the worst day. You may have experienced several of the reasons for these negative feelings and behaviors yourself. Your eager anticipation for the holidays is … Continue reading

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Coping with Menopausal Symptoms

You’ve likely tried many techniques to deal with the annoying symptoms of perimenopause. Here are some that many Sandwiched Boomers find work for them. Try them, if you haven’t already, and see if they work for you. If hot flashes and night sweats plague you, join the gang. You can: dress in layers, have a personal fan handy to use whenever you need, sleep in a cool room at night, avoid alcohol, spicy foods and others that trigger a hot flash. Many women in perimenopause just can’t get a good … Continue reading

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