Fashion With Confidence

Hello everyone, I’m honoured to be the new style advisor, and each week I’ll be giving style tips, as well as answering any questions you might have, and understanding more about what you’re looking for from style. But before I…
My Menopause – Nadia Sawalha

Nadia talks about her menopause Though menopause came as a shock to Loose Woman Nadia Sawalha, the TV presenter has firmly embraced the next chapter of her life. Admitting she initially felt ‘ashamed’ about the changes happening to her body,…
Oestrogen Withdrawal

Did you know that the symptoms of menopause are essentially the symptoms of withdrawal? Lori White says “Every woman goes through oestrogen withdrawal. And it can be intense. I’m not even kidding when I tell you that I had no…
California Poppy For Mood Swings

Have you tried California Poppy for anxiety, mood swings and sleep problems? The California poppy contains protopine, which has similar (but much milder effects) as morphine, making it a good natural sedative. Although it is a relative of the Opium…
5 Morning Ritual Tips To Follow

5 Morning Ritual Tips To Follow For A Perfect Day The 30 minutes after you get up are the most important of your day. So, make them count! *Hydrate your body as soon as possible – water with fresh lemon…
Eat More Purple Foods To Improve Memory

Brain fog, memory loss, spacey moments… You know what I’m talking about, right? Declining oestrogen levels during menopause does have an effect on our memory – The good news is, it doesn’t last. But while you’re waiting for your brain…
Pea & Mint Soup

Spring Pea & Mint Soup Just prepared this for my lunch today, really yummy, give it a try. This spring pea and mint soup is fresh, creamy, low calories, healthy and vegan. Recipe adapted from Jamie Oliver’s cookbook This soup…