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Perimenopause

Power-FULL Aging (Part 3): Supporting Biochemistry

358: Power-FULL Aging (Part 3): Supporting Biochemistry

Losing hormones at midlife can make life challenging in so many ways AND… There are a lot of things we can do to minimize suffering as we transition through pre…

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Power-FULL Aging (Part 1): Embracing Change

356: Power-FULL Aging (Part 1): Embracing Change

Let’s face it—getting older isn’t a negotiable part of life. You’ve got some serious control over how that aging journey unfolds. You could make it a bit of a downer,…

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Rising Strong: The Power of Reorienting at Midlife

352: Rising Strong: The Power of Reorienting at Midlife

The years between 40-65 can be wildly disorienting.  Not only are midlife women dealing with a changing hormonal landscape but the landscape of life is changing dramatically, as well. In…

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Summer Remix Series: Renovating Your Life to Support Your Health

338: Summer Remix Series: Renovating Your Life to Support Your Health

This episode is part of the Grace & Grit Summer Remix Series which started with episode 330. This series will reintroduce episodes that have previously been published as reminders that self-development…

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Summer Remix Series: Menopause: A time to level up not fade out w/ Dr. Stacy Sims

333: Summer Remix Series: Menopause: A time to level up not fade out w/ Dr. Stacy Sims

This episode is part of the Grace & Grit Summer Remix Series which started with episode 330. This series will reintroduce episodes that have previously been published as reminders that self-development…

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Menopause: A time to level up not fade out w/ Dr. Stacy Sims

287: Menopause: A time to level up not fade out w/ Dr. Stacy Sims

Let’s face it the years surrounding menopause can be rough. Stress is elevating, hormones are declining and our body is starting to do things we are struggling to understand.

As tempting as it may be, it is NOT time to fade into the background, it is time to level up.

Enter, my guest today Dr. Stacy Sims.

Stacy is a forward-thinking international exercise physiologist and nutrition scientist who aims to revolutionize exercise nutrition and performance, especially for women.

Her latest book, Next Level, breaks down the underlying causes of menopause and, more importantly, arms you with advice from the latest and greatest research on what to do about it. And she graciously shares some powerful takeaways from that book in this episode.

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Dear midlife woman...

279: Dear midlife woman…

A large majority of my clients and Rumble & Rise members are women between the ages of 40-60.

And I absolutely adore working with this population because during these years a woman is often in the throes of managing the most stress while simultaneously enduring the decline of hormones that actually help her to manage stress.

It can be a very frustrating and disorienting time.

It can also be an incredibly liberating and powerful time.

In this episode of the Grace & Grit podcast, I share a love letter to the midlife woman who may be rumbling hard right now. If that’s you, take 10 and listen to this episode.

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Making Sense of Menopause w/ Amanda Thebe

184: Making Sense of Menopause w/ Amanda Thebe

All month long on the Grace & Grit podcast the theme has been “Women’s Health Through the Ages”.  And in the past 3 episodes, I have dished out my best advice for women who want to honor their health at various different ages and stages.

In this final episode of this series, I have invited my incredible friend, Amanda Thebe, to the show to have a real conversation about the challenges women face in the menopausal years and how to move through those years with a bit more ease and grace.

Amanda is a wealth of knowledge when it comes to the topic of menopause and she is doing incredible work in the world to help women demystify perimenopause and menopause.

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Episode 086: Natural Hormone Healing w/ Madeline MacKinnon

086: Natural Hormone Healing w/ Madeline MacKinnon

I have had several guests on the show to discuss the power hormones have in the health equation because honestly, I do not think this is a topic we can discuss enough. Hormones influence and govern everything about our physiology: weight fertility, mood, energy, sleep and sex drive…just to name a few things. And their disruption can cause havoc on our tissues, our systems and ultimately our sanity.

While there may be a time and place for pharmaceutical intervention to help balance extreme hormone challenges, there are a lot of ways to balance our hormones naturally, which are often overlooked.

So today, I have invited to the show, Madeline MacKinnon the founder of Natural Hormone Healing to give us some insight into the wild world of hormones and how to create a state of hormonal bliss.

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Grace & Grit Podcast: Hormones

018: Hormones, Adrenals and Thyroid Issues…oh my!

The female hormonal system is complex, to say the least and it can make a woman a hot frustrated mess (literally) when it comes to improving health. In this episode, Dr. Jen Hawes helps us to better understand some of the most common hormonal, thyroid and adrenal issues women face and how we can best protect ourselves against hormonal warfare.

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