People often ask what I do, as a Health Coach, to keep myself healthy, as I am post-menopausal and slimmer, fitter and healthier than I've ever been.
Starting my day well is a key part of this, so I thought I'd share the details of my morning routine. I am post-menopausal, but I wish I had known about these things when I was suffering from hot flushes, night sweats and low mood during my perimenopausal years, as I now know that many of these nutrients can help substantially with supporting hormonal balance and therefore improving symptoms.
To save you writing notes, here is a summary of what I do:
Also in the picture is matcha tea, which I usually have at some point in the morning as my caffeine fix, and it's packed with antioxidants. Green tea is good but as match is the whole leaf powdered it's even better.
*If you use any essential oils, especially internally, do ensure you use high quality, and if appropriate food grade oils. I use doTerra because they are Guaranteed Pure Therapeutic Grade and I trust them. That's also why I take doTerra supplements.
Mary supports women who are suffering from unwanted menopause-related symptoms, to make natural and lifestyle changes to reduce their symptoms and feel better. For a free, informal chat, you can book a slot directly in to her diary here: www.bloomwithmary.co.uk/contact. She also runs a safe and supportive Facebook group www.facebook.com/groups/bloomingmenopause for all women in their 30's, 40's and 50's who believe in the power of lifestyle and want to learn more about how to feel better through their midlife transition.