[Male Menopause? Say it ain’t so!] Restore youthful levels of health & well-being!

Many people commented on last week’s ezine with my list of libido-boosting foods and my brother’s article on chocolate (at that same link)… and yes, several of you even tried some of his delicious and decadent chocolate recipes.
A few of you scolded me saying “aphrodisiacs” alone won’t bring back one’s youthful playfulness (I totally agree, there are a lot of lifestyle decisions that affect hormone health and thus one’s sexual health and libido).
And others said that a lack of libido in your relationship …

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Nourish your libido!

Did you know that what you eat can influence your “sexual appetite” as well as your overall health?

Yes, it can!
Healthy eating is important (I recommend a Keto-Alkaline diet).
But on top of eating a healthy diet there are actually specific foods that provide you with the best nutrients to help with mood, energy levels, hormone balance, blood circulation and your friskiness factor. 
Most of you likely have heard that oysters can raise testosterone levels and can help with libido.
But …

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Libido Boosting Recipes (So healthy, too!)

My good friend Leanne Ely and I have participated in some fun summits and  interviews together.
One favorite in particular was a presentation we did on how to naturally increase one’s libido!
I’ll have what she’s having!

There are so many great foods and nutrients that can really help with enhancing our “sexual appetite“.
Some foods can provide greater energy and vitality. Others can improve blood circulation. Many can help put you in your happy spot and in the mood!
As a …

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Are you getting older before your time?

Today I have a guest blog by Dr. Bonebroth! (Dr. Kellyann Petrucci).
I’ve had Dr. Kellyann on my Couch Talk podcast and my Magic Menopause ladies love her bone broth recipes. So nourishing and alkaline! A perfect fit for my Keto-Alkaline® diet and lifestyle program!
And she has a beautiful message to share with you all today.
I love her thinking…and it is at the core of my key message as well!
Don’t age before your time!
Meet Dr. Kellyann
Dr. Kellyann Petrucci, a board-certified …

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One woman’s secret to Healthy Aging

The Secret to Healthy Aging – Meet Rachel
Today I am talking to a client of mine who I have worked with on and off for a number of years.
Her name is Rachel Moore, and she is a healthy vibrant 61 year old woman. She’s also a successful business leader in the manufacturing arena, typically more of a man’s world, and has had to face numerous obstacles along the way.
One thing she wanted to do several years ago was to take control of …

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A physician’s love-note to caregivers

I took the opportunity to re-connect with many family friends over the holidays, a tremendous blessing.
But there was a heartbreaking, underlying theme to some of these visits. Several friends had become caregivers. Most for elderly parents.
All were still clearly trying to adjust to this sometimes overwhelming new role. You could see the shear exhaustion on their faces as they tried to fit this new role into an already over-crowded day.
And yes, they asked a lot of questions about my own experiences as …

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Periods, Moods and Menses…and Perimenopause, too!

Today on Couch Talk I have brought back a previous – and popular – guest, Dr. Lara Briden.
She is a naturopathic doctor with some twenty years of experience in women’s health and she runs a hormone clinic in Sydney, Australia.
Lara is here to talk with us about her recently updated book, Period Repair Manual: Natural Treatment for Better Hormones and Better Periods.
With 4 daughters I can tell you that this is an important resource book – and required reading – in my household!
What I love about …

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Nourishing your gut for a healthier you

As we consider our health priorities, an important topic for all of us is our “gut” health. More and more research is supporting that gut health is intertwined in everything…and if our gut isn’t healthy it can make our bodies turn on us and can make us miserable and unhealthy in so many ways…
Some 2,500 years ago Hippocrates said, “All disease begins in the gut.”
He definitely knew what he was talking about and I agree that the single most important thing you can do …

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Overcoming self-limiting beliefs and transforming your life (it’s possible!)

Imagine someone shows you a graphic that has a number of items on it. There is a yellow banana, a yellow scarf, red apples, a red truck, a blue dish, a green vase, and so on… If someone quickly flashed you that graphic and then took it away you might remember a few of the items. Or you might not!
But what if you were told to focus on the red items only. You are quickly shown the graphic and then asked about the red items you saw…I bet …

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A Fresh Start to Getting Back Into Balance (3 Steps)

As I write this note on New Year’s Day I am sitting here wrapped up in blankets…curled up by the fire in front of my family’s Christmas tree.
It is quiet here now. The laughter and chaos from having all my girls and family members together is now simply another treasured memory. The peacefulness of the scene was so beckoning that I moved from my office to finish my daily journaling, trying to capture how truly grateful I am to be surrounded by such love …

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