New name, same great content. We are now Menopausal Mission. In our current social climate this change will provide a better impression. No matter how you got here – Googling “menopause”, “hot flashes” or “how not to throttle the people I love”; a link on social media or sent to you by a friend or family member – we want you to know that we are on a MISSION to provide a safe place full of camaraderie and humor, therapist approved coping skills, the latest news and information, reader stories and great merch. Welcome! You Are Not Alone ♥
The Origin Story
In 2004 I became co-owner of a bead shop in a small town in western North Carolina. My partner and I secured a large retail space one block off a quaint little main street and set about painting, building display cases and decorating the shop. Then we sank the rest of our money into inventory… Read More
The Declaration of the Menopausal Militia
Skills Applications for Menopause #4
As noted in the first Skills Application blog, none of the individual coping skills blogs specifically mention menopause. The most valuable and effective coping skills are those that can be applied across a wide spectrum of life’s issues. Here’s how to apply those...
Intentionality is a gamechanger. But sadly, it is something all but the most resolute of us are lacking. Why is that? Because it requires all the elements of HARD – commitment, routine, pausing, self-assessment, realignment with our values, restarting with focus. Any...
I pulled an oldie but a goodie out of my hat the other day in working with a couple that had been on a significantly long and meaningful “good run”. Both had worked diligently on themselves and on their marriage and as a result had experienced a smooth period of...