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The Power of a Nap

The Power of a Nap

Everyone knows the benefits of a good night’s sleep. I, for one am a huge advocate of sleep over medication, I’m no medic but, rightly or wrongly, the slightest hint of an illness and a hot bath and an inviting pillow is the preferred choice over the popping of a pill or a teaspoon of an unpleasant concoction on “doctor’s orders”
Ayuverda a Practice in Life Balance

Ayuverda a Practice in Life Balance

There is always plenty of guidance for women suffering the menopause and so it was with interest to read about the practice  of Ayurveda, an ancient Hindu 5000 year science which, it seems, is having a resurgence thanks to the interest from high profile celebrities such as Gwyneth Paltrow and Jennifer Aniston. 

A need for me time

A need for me time

It is well documented the anxiety women feel when they reach the menopause and despite, up until now, not having suffered such symptoms, I have found in recent weeks the stressometer in our house has begun to climb and there is now stress radiating about the level of stress to be expected as the weeks progress.