Category: redefining menopause

a woman with two different tennis shoes on her feet, walking on a balance beam as a metaphor for conflicting beliefs

Conflicting Things I Believe About Sex

A few weeks ago I was sitting in the chair at my salon, talking to my stylist. She was showing me a picture of old books about sex with ridiculous titles. I don’t even remember what they were, except they were pretty damn funny sixty years down the road. We started making jokes along the…
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What is mid-life power?

I had the honor of giving a 4-week class on stress management at a law firm a few weeks ago. And the class was entirely women from the ages of 23 – 33 (I would guess). They had different jobs and different relationship levels inside and outside of work, I think one had kids. They…
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a background with colorful circles and the words "the big R, the book, and mid-life power' across the middle

The ‘Big R,’ the book, and #midlifepower :: a delightful mish-mash

So, when I first started dealing with the Sex Surge, I knew I needed to protect it. Not to be territorial or gross, but just to say, “I named this and defined it and I will accept no substitutes.” Rawr! So, I applied for a trademark for the phrase last year. And two weeks ago,…
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one thing I know about you for sure

It’s a rainy Spring day here in New England. One that’s actually kind of cold. I keep thinking about what I should write to you, to give you hope, to help you deal with this hormone and mid-life stuff. There is just one thing I want to say, though, and it is this: I know…
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