Did you know that from 35 years old your female hormones already naturally start to shift… estrogen in particular, the hormone boldly responsible for much of your femininity, starts to ease off… literally over the next 10 or so years, estrogen made by your female organs will be replaced by estrogen production by your adrenal glands (responsible also for your stress!).
Many women are confused like I was. Why doesn't my BODY and MIND feel the same as it used to years ago. I’ve not changed my lifestyle, my exercise nor my diet. Why is this happening to me?…
Midlife women often feel exhausted from insomnia, frustrated from brain fog, horrified by emotional rollercoasters, sweaty from wild hot flushes and much rounder, even fat.
The truth is, the “Meno-PAUSE change” happens over 10+ years, with significant physical, emotional and mental ongoing changes that can be difficult and stressful . I've been speaking with Menopause Yoga experts around the world and here are my top tips.
Here’s what you can do if you are one of the lucky ones that is aware!
You can PAUSE…. SLOW DOWN…..GET-AWAY to honour the CHANGE that is happening, REDISCOVER yourself and explore a new toolkit of ancient wisdoms & modern science for stress management & creative expression!
HOLIDAY or RETREAT?
You may be thinking a relaxing holiday is all I need to help me navigate all of this change. Don’t get me wrong, I agree a holiday break to chillax is 100% helpful BUT why after the holiday do women like us still not feel well and healthy like we used to..
A women’s retreat is not simply a holiday in a tranquil location, it is so much more…
Habits such as mindful meditation, yoga, deep relaxation, self-compassion and connecting with people that care – are all beneficial practices - you will explore all of this on your 5 day wellness journey. You’ll connect with like-minded women, laugh, that are ready to support you now and ongoing.
Research suggests that daily practices such as a self-compassion can help you manage stress and I believe help you navigate through the meno-PAUSE with calm and ease.
So that’s why I am inviting you & maybe your bestie to RETREAT with me ...for a Day Retreat by the OCean or a Weekend retreat
Step out of your busy days, slow down, learn the facts about your M- CHANGE and tap into a deeper inner wisdom so you can return home empowered with a new toolkit to flow through this second exciting phase of life & THRIVE 💚
"Everything has been perfect. The food was beyond fabulous. The pace and scheduled events were perfect. Daniella's style is nurturing, kind and inspirational. Thank you."
Jill, Womens Wellness Retreat
YOUR HEARTS SAY YES -
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As a mindful meditator, every morning I wake up to practice a nourishing meditation that helps me to feel centred, creative, confident, kind and connected. Essentially I practice a deep relaxation and a chakra balancing meditation for my physical, emotional and mental wellbeing.
Too often in my life I have woken up stressed and anxious. Worried about the day ahead and all my responsibilities and struggling to let go of what happened the day before. My meditation is a reset button for me and it works best first thing in the morning. Its scientifically proven that you can train your brain to receive these positive thoughts to set you up for the day ahead to be the best version of yourself.
Today was one of those days when not only did I wake up from being physically ill with a stomach bug but also I received a terribly negative phone call 730am giving me one more warning to toe the line or I’m out. I was accused at work of creating a playground for myself..
As I reflected on the word “playground” it made me smile, as I was grateful to express my child-like self, my true creative self, I pondered that the other extreme is a “prison” which is deeply confined and guarded, constrained, and almost punishing.
Truly grateful to have an attitude that life is my playground and I’m ready to explore it with a sense of curiousity, fun and joy as we connect in life like busy little ants running around with list of things to do, on a path to achieve our goals
Take a moment today to pause, and reflect on whether you live in a playground or a prison.
A daily meditation practice can offer a life of calm, clarity and freedom..
This was published in Mental Health Month. If you are interested in practising meditation with me - reach out email: email@example.com
Daniella Goldberg has a love of yoga and a passion for mindful meditation. Through her Hatha-Flow classes, she gently guides her students to grow strong, be flexible, focused and mindful, on and off the mat.