Archive for the ‘Stress’ Category

Stressed? Try These Stress Busting Techniques!

Let’s face it. Modern, middle-aged women are stressed. Many of us juggle careers, family life, marriages, divorces, single parenthood, and personal friendships; caring for aging parents, negotiate with cantankerous teens, and the list seems to run on forever. Add in the unique challenges that... Read More

Anxiety: What is it? What causes it? How Can You Feel Better?

During times of hormone imbalance women frequently complain of overwhelming anxiety , along with racing, panicky thoughts. Sometimes the anxiety is so intense it leads to full blown panic attacks, causing women to feel they are losing control or going crazy. If you are a woman coping with hormone... Read More

I Can't Sleep! Natural Remedies for Insomnia

Without question, one of the more debilitating and difficult symptoms for women to manage during times of stress and hormone imbalance is insomnia. Not only does insomnia sap your quality of life, but if not addressed properly it can become chronic, putting you at risk for other serious health... Read More

Adrenal Fatigue: Why am I Exhausted all the Time?

When we think of stress, most of us conjure up images which likely include exhaustion, nervousness, worry, and anxiety. But, contrary to what you might think, a certain amount of stress in our daily life is actually a good thing. Without stress, we wouldn’t get out of bed every day.  Without... Read More

Perimenopause and the Emotional Rollercoaster

Very often when women are in perimenopause they are bewildered and mystified by what appears to be a sudden and unexpected onset of symptoms.  Night sweats, hot flashes, raging mood swings, uncontrollable crying, depression and anxiety seem to come out of nowhere. That is because despite the... Read More

What is PMS?

PMS, also known as premenstrual syndrome, occurs when there is a drop of progesterone levels in a woman’s body, just prior to the onset of her menstrual period. Common emotional symptoms of PMS are irritability, rage, feeling overwhelmed, depression, anxiety, mood swings, and reduced... Read More