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Best Bits • #4
Rachel Weiss, Accredited Counsellor & Coach

Best Bits #4 – How to Manage Anxiety & Enhance Emotional Wellbeing

Rachel Weiss, Accredited Counsellor & Coach

Welcome to my latest Best Bit, part of my series to celebrate half a million downloads for The Happy Menopause podcast and the chance for you to catch up on some of the brilliant episodes you may have missed. This edition focuses on anxiety, which is one of the most underestimated Read more

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Season 5 • Episode 13
Dr Romi Ran, Clinical Psychologist & Author

Emotional Eating, Body Image & the Menopause – The Happy Menopause Podcast

Dr Romi Ran, Clinical Psychologist & Author

Our relationship with food can be complex and it’s very often determined by a whole host of different experiences. Some of us might describe ourselves as emotional eaters and find that this can get in the way of a healthy lifestyle, affecting our weight and our body image. The whole Read more

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Best Bits • #3
Dr Sharon Wong, Consultant Dermatologist & Hair Specialist

Best Bits #3 – How to Have Great Hair

Dr Sharon Wong, Consultant Dermatologist & Hair Specialist

Welcome to my latest Best Bit, part of my series to celebrate half a million downloads for The Happy Menopause podcast and to give you the chance to catch up on some of the brilliant episodes you may have missed. We’re looking back at the launch episode for Season 2 for Read more

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Season 5 • Episode 12
Kerrie-Anne Bradley, Pilates Teacher & Author

Pilates at Your Desk: How to Move More in Menopause – The Happy Menopause Podcast

Kerrie-Anne Bradley, Pilates Teacher & Author

Are you a sloucher? Do you spend too much time pinned to your desk? Have you started to get a few niggles in your lower back, neck or shoulders? If it’s yes to all of the above, this episode is the one for you, because it’s all about posture, movement Read more

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Best Bits • #2
Russell Foster, Professor of Circadian Neuroscience

Best Bits #2 – How to Improve Your Sleep

Russell Foster, Professor of Circadian Neuroscience

Welcome to another of my Best Bits to celebrate the amazing milestone of 500,000 downloads for The Happy Menopause podcast. This time, I’m diving right back into the archive to Season 1 for this one, because my chat about sleep with Professor Russell Foster was absolutely fascinating, and even in this Read more

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Best Bits • #1
Dr Catherine Walter, Academic & Powerlifter

Best Bits #1 – How to Build Strength in Your Bones & Muscles in Mid- and Later Life

Dr Catherine Walter, Academic & Powerlifter

This is the first of a series of Best Bits to celebrate the amazing milestone of 500,000 downloads. Huge thanks to all of you for making this possible by listening! Looking back over the past 5 seasons, there are so many great moments of advice, insight and inspiration from my brilliant Read more

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Season 5 • Episode 11
Samantha Evans, Sexual Health & Pleasure Expert

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Sex & the Menopause – The Happy Menopause Podcast

Samantha Evans, Sexual Health & Pleasure Expert

In this episode, we talk about vaginas, vulvas, sex and sex toys, because we can! As young people, we all tend to assume that older people don’t have sex, but we midlife women know better, don’t we? It may be more complicated for us, for a variety of reasons, but Read more

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Season 5 • Episode 10
Tania Dalton, Midlife Women's Health Coach

Simple Steps to Create a Beautiful Midlife – The Happy Menopause Podcast

Tania Dalton, Midlife Women's Health Coach

It’s that time of year when a fresh start seems very appealing so you’ve probably already started thinking about changes you might want to make to your life. I’m not a big fan of the radical detox, because it’s not sustainable and your body won’t really enjoy it or benefit Read more

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Season 5 • Episode 9
Jackie Lynch, Nutritionist & Author

Christmas Nutrition Quiz & Festive Foodie Tips – The Happy Menopause Podcast

Jackie Lynch, Nutritionist & Author

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas isn’t it? Of course, that’s not always a good thing if you’re the one organising it and feeling a bit overwhelmed at this point. But even if you absolutely love Christmas (and I have to confess that I do!) there can be Read more

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Season 5 • Episode 8
Jackie Lynch, Menopause Nutritionist & Author

Blood Sugar Balance & the Menopause – The Happy Menopause Podcast

Jackie Lynch, Menopause Nutritionist & Author

Blood sugar balance seems to be very much in vogue at the moment, so I’ve decided to dedicate this episode to talking through it, because I think there’s quite a lot of confusion around it. As a nutritionist, I really believe it’s one of the key pillars to managing menopause Read more

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Season 5 • Episode 7
Dr Vanessa Collingridge, Broadcaster, Writer & Impact Coach

Invisibility & the Menopause: How to Get Yourself Seen & Heard – The Happy Menopause Podcast

Dr Vanessa Collingridge, Broadcaster, Writer & Impact Coach

Do you ever feel invisible? Perhaps you struggle to get your voice heard. If so, you’re not alone, because this is something that most women have experienced at some point, especially as we move into midlife and menopause. But it’s not something we should put up with, because it’s not Read more

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Season 5 • Episode 6
Dr Helen Lewis, Oral Historian

A Bloody History of Menopause – The Happy Menopause Podcast

Dr Helen Lewis, Oral Historian

On World Menopause day it seems very fitting to look at the menopause from a historical angle and link it to women’s experience today. It hasn’t been an easy ride for middle-aged women over the centuries.  We’ve proven to be quite a mystery to the medical community, which has led Read more

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Season 5 • Episode 5
Jackie Lynch, Nutritionist & Author

Nutrition for a Healthy Heart – The Happy Menopause Podcast

Jackie Lynch, Nutritionist & Author

The theme for this year’s World Menopause Day is cardiovascular disease. You may wonder what that’s got to do with the menopause, so here’s the thing: once you come through the menopause, your body will adjust to the new hormonal version of you and for the most part your symptoms Read more

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Season 5 • Episode 4
Fiona StauntonChef & Educator

Healthy Cooking for the Menopause – The Happy Menopause Podcast

Fiona StauntonChef & Educator

We all know that cooking with fresh ingredients can make a huge difference to our health and wellbeing, but that can be easier said than done when you’re juggling the demands of a busy life. And if you’re not especially confident in the kitchen, it can seem very daunting to Read more

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Season 5 • Episode 3
Andrew Thomas, CEO & Founder of Better You

Magnesium and the Menopause – The Happy Menopause Podcast

Andrew Thomas, CEO & Founder of Better You

I’ve always thought that magnesium is every menopausal woman’s best friend. It’s a magnificent mineral and a mega multitasker. So it really does deserve a whole episode of The Happy Menopause! I’ve invited magnesium expert Andrew Thomas to talk us through everything you need to know about this marvellous mineral. Andrew Read more

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Season 5 • Episode 2
Sally Earlam, Reflexologist

Reflexology for Supporting Menopause – The Happy Menopause Podcast

Sally Earlam, Reflexologist

Have you ever tried reflexology? It’s way more than just a fancy foot massage! In fact, it’s been used for thousands of years as a therapeutic practice to support health and wellbeing. I’m a fairly recent convert to the wonders of reflexology and I know it makes a huge difference Read more

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Season 5 • Episode 1
Julie Robinson, Health & Fitness Coach

Exploring the FAQs of the Perimenopause – The Happy Menopause Podcast

Julie Robinson, Health & Fitness Coach

To kick off Season 5, we’re looking at the FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) of the perimenopause and menopause. Because let’s face it, we’ve all got questions and there are some subjects that you might not feel too comfortable asking about. But fear no more!  I’m chatting to the brilliant Julie Read more

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Season 4 • Episode 16
Susan Saunders, Health Coach & Author

The Power Decade: How to Thrive After Menopause – The Happy Menopause Podcast

Susan Saunders, Health Coach & Author

I’m wrapping up Season 4 by looking at that crucial decade after menopause, when a proactive approach to our health and wellbeing is more important than ever to define the way that we age. In this episode I chat to the brilliant health coach and author Susan Saunders about her Read more

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Season 4 • Episode 15
Louise Minchin, Journalist, Author & Athlete

Fearless! A Celebration of Midlife & Adventure – The Happy Menopause Podcast

Louise Minchin, Journalist, Author & Athlete

How daring do you feel these days? Sometimes it’s easy for us to write ourselves off in midlife and think the fun and adventure is all over. In this episode, we’re going to explore the extraordinary adventures of some inspiring women who have smashed through barriers, broken taboos and paved Read more

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Season 4 • Episode 14
Dr Carol Granger, Registered Nutrition Practitioner.

Managing Your Menopause After a Cancer Diagnosis: The Happy Menopause Podcast

Dr Carol Granger, Registered Nutrition Practitioner.

Do you ever feel left out of the menopause conversation? If you’re dealing with the menopause post-cancer it can be very frustrating when all the messaging in the media seems to revolve around HRT as the solution to all your symptoms. So in this episode, I’m focusing on the very Read more

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Season 4 • Episode 13
Elizabeth Sherman, Life & Weight Loss Coach

Done With Dieting? Managing a Healthy Weight in Midlife – The Happy Menopause Podcast

Elizabeth Sherman, Life & Weight Loss Coach

Are you fed up with dieting and not making any progress with weight loss? Manging a healthy weight in midlife can be a real minefield and it’s incredibly disheartening if despite your best efforts you’re not really getting anywhere. The female body is complicated and the cocktail of hormones around Read more

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Season 4 • Episode 12
Elizabeth Carr-Ellis, Menopause Champion & Founder of Pausitivity

The Shocking Inequalities in Women’s Health & the Menopause – The Happy Menopause Podcast

Elizabeth Carr-Ellis, Menopause Champion & Founder of Pausitivity

This year’s theme for International Women’s Day is Embrace Equity focusing on forging equality for women and raising awareness around discrimination. And this got me thinking about the inequalities around women’s health and the menopause, because there are a lot of them. It’s still very much a man’s world and Read more

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Season 4 • Episode 11
Karen Arthur, Fashion Creative & Menopause diversity Campaigner

Menopause Whilst Black – The Happy Menopause Podcast

Karen Arthur, Fashion Creative & Menopause diversity Campaigner

What does your menopause look like? The chances are it’s not much like a lot of the media portrayals of the menopause!  With International Women’s Day fast approaching, I wanted to take a closer look at diversity around the menopause, because it doesn’t just happen to the tired-looking grey-haired white Read more

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Menopause Yoga with Libby Stevenson

Season 4 • Episode 10
Libby Stevenson, Yoga Instructor & Wellbeing Practitioner

Can Yoga Help My Menopause Symptoms? The Happy Menopause Podcast

Libby Stevenson, Yoga Instructor & Wellbeing Practitioner

What do you think about yoga? Are you a regular devotee; is it something you do occasionally, or do you secretly think this is something for other people? If yoga's something you’ve discounted or let slide in your wellbeing journey so far, you might want to think again. Tune in Read more

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Season 4 • Episode 9
Amanda Thebe, Women's Health & Fitness Expert

Small Changes for Big Benefits How to Thrive During Menopause – The Happy Menopause Podcast

Amanda Thebe, Women's Health & Fitness Expert

It’s 2023 and New Year, New You, they say! But is there actually anything wrong with the old you? Probably not, but we’re often very self-critical! Rather than making a whole lot of radical resolutions that won’t last more than a week or two, in this episode I’m focusing on Read more

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