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The Emotional Impact of Menopause

Oh, menopause, it's like a rollercoaster ride for your emotions. You know, it's not just about the hot flashes and night sweats – it's also a bit of an emotional whirlwind. Hormones decide to throw a party, but they forgot to send out the invitations, and suddenly, your mood is all over the place.



Imagine feeling totally fine one moment, and the next, you're ready to burst into tears because you can't find your keys. It's like your emotions are playing a game of hide and seek, and they're really good at it.


And then there's this thing called "menopausal brain fog." It's not just forgetfulness; it's like your brain takes a little vacation without letting you know. You walk into a room, and suddenly you're like, "Why did I come in here again?"


Self-esteem takes a hit too. Your body is going through changes – maybe you gain a bit of weight, your skin is doing its own thing, and suddenly, you're not so sure about that reflection in the mirror. It's like, "Who is this person, and where did my old self go?"


The good news is, it's not all doom and gloom. Some women embrace this phase, viewing it as a new chapter, a sort of liberation from the monthly cycle. Support from friends, family, and maybe a good laugh about the absurdity of it all can make navigating the emotional rollercoaster a tad bit easier. After all, you're not alone in this wild ride.


Looking for unmatched support in your menopause journey? We are so excited for our upcoming women's retreat: The ElevateWell Retreat is designed to provide support and guidance through perimenopause, menopause, and beyond. Dr. Melissa McRae and SightShift founder Chris McAlister will guide you through this transformational season to help you feel confident, empowered, and excited for the future.


This year's retreat is sold out, but stay tuned for more opportunities in the future!


Learn more at ELEVATEWELLWOMEN.com.

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