Life’s Unforeseen Turns: Desire to Live

- 4 minutes to read

After losing her husband suddenly, Shona deals with the double bombshell of a cancer diagnosis for both her and her mother. We follow her journey through loss, chemotherapy and surgery. Despite the constant adversity, this is the start of something positive in her life.

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Menopause: How to deal with Hot Flushes

- 6 minutes to read

A hot flush/flash in menopause is a sudden sensation of heat, often rising from the feet to the top of the head. While some women can experience only a mild wave of warmth, others may experience being overwhelmed and will break out in a sweat.

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Life’s Unforeseen Turns: A Journey of Love, Loss, and Resilience

- 3 minutes to read

We all have a story, and my story has changed the direction of my life. It all began many years ago, when I met a gorgeous Cook Island man at Training College. We were both 19 at the time. We went out once with a group of others and did not see each other again for another 27 years.

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Menopause: Guide to Signs and Symptoms

- 5 minutes to read

There are at least 34 different signs and symptoms related to menopause. While 20% of women won’t experience any symptoms, or will have mild symptoms, for a large majority going through menopause will have a profound impact on their life.

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Menopause Revealed: Signs, Stages, Types and Treatment

- 7 minutes to read

Entering menopause is a natural process that occurs in women. Menopause is characterised by a significant hormonal change, where ovulation stops and production of oestrogen and progesterone ceases, signalling the end of fertility. With many signs and symptoms, menopause can be a very turbulent journey for women, which is why it’s important to be equipped with all information before we start our 3rd age.

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