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My favorite bumper sticker: Don't Believe Everything You Think We all know these "tips" below, but how many of us still fall into the trap of negative thoughts, which inevitably become ...

gaiamouse commented on Alison Beaver's post Don't Believe Everything You Think: Twisted Thinking Patterns

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I have many years as a theatre arts professional, with a background in education and a degree in counseling. In 2000 I plunged into the wonderful world of arts in health care and developed a ...

gaiamouse commented on Kate Hawkes' post Who am I to start this?

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I'm not a 'prayer' but I do believe it works for those who have a belief system along with positive thinking/meditation (similar to prayer in it's psychological outcome) for those don't pray and ...

gaiamouse commented on Susan Cody's post The link between healing and prayer/positive thinking

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I entered menopause at 47 years of age and was finished in one year. (same as my mother) Never took any hormones for hot flashes, although I didn't experience the typical flushing of the neck ...

gaiamouse commented on Susan Peachey's post Menopause

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Hello, I'm posting this here because I browsed the groups and didn't find anything else relevant, so, please feel free to either move this to another group or tell me where to post, unless it's ...

gaiamouse commented on earthwriter's post UTI and IC - I need help with a holistic approach

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Recently, the National Center for Health Statistics, a branch of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, released a huge study about teenage sexual activity, contraceptive use and ...

gaiamouse commented on Hannah Cutts' post Spin Doctors: Reporters Who Put Our Health on the Line--Editorial

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In the debate that is heating up in the United States over universal health care - a proposal that has many Americans searching for extreme Canadian examples to use against the idea - it's ...

gaiamouse commented on Darlene Oakley's post Health Care Reform: Health Care For Everyone

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In the debate that is heating up in the United States over universal health care - a proposal that has many Americans searching for extreme Canadian examples to use against the idea - it's ...

gaiamouse commented on Darlene Oakley's post Health Care Reform: Health Care For Everyone

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Last night at the half way mark through the meal we were sharing with out of town friends, (leftovers revamped from the night before!) David suggested we go into the studio and play with clay. He ...

gaiamouse commented on Kate Hawkes' post Pottery and Friends

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Over the course of our adult lives, women get somewhat attached to our cycle. It's part of us; we operate our lives on this cycle. At some point this cycle changes and we know what it means for ...

gaiamouse commented on CharlotteSal's post The Meaning of Menopause: Part Of My Identitiy

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Ten good things about menopause are: 1. It gives me an excuse to sit around reading books all day, without doing another thing. 2. I learned how supportive my husband could be. 3. It gives me ...

My list of 10 good things about menopause - What's your list?

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My boyfriend and I have been together for almost two years now. Although we do have sex it's not very frequent and to be honest not very good. He is a real sweetheart and I love him to death. In ...

gaiamouse commented on MusicGirl's post Why does a Man not want sex?

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My boyfriend and I meat online about a year ago, he is my first boyfriend and the first person I have ever had relations with, at the beginning of the relationship we had sex 1 or 2 times a day, ...

gaiamouse commented on Martha Nicholas' post My boyfriend is not sexually attracted to me could our relationship work?

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My boyfriend and I have been dating for 2.5 years, and for 2 of those years we were long-distance, seeing each other for a few weeks at a time every 2-3 months. He's now moved to my city and it's ...

gaiamouse commented on joliinshanghai's post transition from a long-distance relationship to living together - sexual chemistry is off

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I'm not near the stage yet but I know she's a comin' at some stage! Based on the women in my family, I'm about 15 years away from menopause but one never knows. I wonder how old other women ...

gaiamouse commented on Susan Cody's post When did menopause start for you?

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I am 40 years old and just realizing that I'm experiencing perimenopause symptoms of mood swings, low libido and chronic yeast infections (which my western doc attributed to perimenopause). I have ...

gaiamouse commented on Mdanseuse's post Naturopahtic vs western medicine

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I've had tinnitus, ringing in the left ear, start about 8 months ago, shortly after I started getting irregular periods, A friend of mine told me she had difficulties with balance and dizziness ...

Has anyone had hearing or balance loss, or ringing in the ears associated with menopause?

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I'm 67 and still have hot flashes, the worst being night sweats. I stopped HRT after being on them for 9 years. The flashes started again and 7 years later I still can't get a good nights sleep. ...

gaiamouse commented on readurmind's post Post-menopausal hot flashes

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Hi Members and Readers! EmpowHER is all about your needs, your wants and your opinions. What would you like to see from this Group? More news topics? More articles? More chat from others ...

gaiamouse commented on Susan Cody's post What would you like to see in this Group? Do you have suggestions for us?

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Menopause is as natural as birth, death and taxes. One way or the other, it's going to happen! A lot of parodies of middle aged women, particularly menopausal women show us to be frustrated, ...

gaiamouse commented on Susan Cody's post What do you think of the stereotypes (crazy! sexless!) of menopausal women?