Managing the Menopause and Breaking the Workplace Stigma: The Perimenopausal Princess Papers (Part 10)

We aren’t asking for Chris Hemsworth to stand next to our desks waving a fan and gently mopping our sweaty faces (might mention that to my manager, though).  Us women are going through a temporary, natural process and all employers need to do is offer support and make us feel valued.

Dear Me: The advice I’d give to the girl I used to be

Have you ever thought about what advice you would give yourself if you could travel back in time? Would you try and right any wrongs? Maybe you would influence a few dodgy decisions? Just think … you could change history and reengineer your first kiss, your failed driving test or education choices. OK, so weContinue reading “Dear Me: The advice I’d give to the girl I used to be”

The Power of Positivity (Thank you Dolly Parton)

Thinking positively changes your mindset and the way that you interact with the world around you. By looking at the world in a positive light, you’re much more likely to feel happy and motivated, attracting positive people and experiences. Join us on the journey to adopting a positive mindset!

Midlife Motivation and Perimenopausal Pandemonium: The Perimenopausal Princess Papers (Part 8)

I slept in until 10am, was in my dressing gown until midday and appear to have lost 2 hours in some kind of fog. I’m exhausted and mourn the loss of energy I used to enjoy and take for granted. My get up and go I had in my 20s and 30s has got up and gone.

How to Cope with Post-Lockdown Anxiety

Much like the majority of the UK workforce, we’ve spent the last 18 months at home, struggling with email, video calling and trying to disguise the amount of empty bottles in our recycling from the bin men. We’ve been bombarded by news reports about the pandemic, highlighting the dangerous and contagious nature of COVID-19 andContinue reading “How to Cope with Post-Lockdown Anxiety”

Ditching Dating: Dare to be single and happy!

Single women are sad, lonely creatures desperate to find love, forever destined for spinsterhood? Er, no, actually. As much as books and films condition us from a young age that wife-dom should be the ultimate goal, more and more women are embracing the single life and are perfectly happy to do so. In fact, forContinue reading “Ditching Dating: Dare to be single and happy!”

The Questions I Wish People Would Ask: The Perimenopausal Princess Papers (Part 6)

Perimenopause is a lonely old place.  Younger friends don’t know it exists or live in denial of the day when all this will happen to them.  Older friends don’t talk about ‘things downstairs’ or ‘the change’ because it’s not the done thing.  So here I am stuck in between a rock and a hot place. Continue reading “The Questions I Wish People Would Ask: The Perimenopausal Princess Papers (Part 6)”