We recently had an opportunity to chat with Missy Lavender, founder of the Chicago-based nonprofit, Women’s Health Foundation (WHF) and pioneer in championing pelvic health and wellness for women of all ages. Missy founded WHF in 2004 and is its strongest advocate. Prior to that, she was an executive in the fields of investment management, […]

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This guest post is provided by Healthline’s mission is to make the people of the world healthier through the power of information. Hot flashes and night sweats often come with the menopause territory. As if these symptoms weren’t disruptive enough, you may find yourself losing sleep because of them. Not getting enough sleep from […]


We recently had an opportunity to chat with Stacia Fernandez, writer, singer, actress and star of Middle Stage, a fictional video blog of a middle- aged actress trying to remain relevant in her industry. In Middle Stage, we meet your fictional alter-ego, Marina Lippon. Was there somebody in your life who helped shape your character? […]


This is a guest post by Kelly Burton, creator of Bodyology. I’m not menopausal. I’m not even pre-menopausal (at least I don’t think I am).  I’m a 35 year old woman who since turning 30 has had a love-hate relationship with her body. I love my body. It hates me. While we all learn from […]


Does menopause ever make you feel “too old?” Whatever our age, it seems like we carry the weight of the world on our shoulders while life is passing us by. We’re too old to go out and have fun. Too old for that dress. Too old to wear the bright red lipstick, even though it’s […]


Sometimes, life feels like a journey along a winding path. And that path has detours, dead ends and road signs that can be hard to read. So how do women find their way when it seems like we have no sense of direction and are utterly bewildered? Well, according to Jennifer Boire, MA and author […]