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What are the strategies for celebrating our life at menopause?

The strategies for accepting and celebrating our life at menopause are:

  • Exercise with activities that you find pleasurable and that bring you joy
  • Eat healthily, sensibly, and with pleasure and enthusiasm
  • Evaluate unhealthy practices, such as smoking and excessive alcohol consumption, and find ways to support healthy changes
  • Seek out new ways of using and knowing your body through sports, dance, yoga, acting, sex, etc
  • Practice loving the body you have lived in all these years
  • Practice knowing your inner worth
  • Support other women through compliments, listening, nurturing, and faithfulness
  • Self-nurture through massages, hot baths, facials, walks, scented bath lotions, manicures, pedicures, sleep, flowers, candles, etc
  • Reduce the number of hours you spend watching television, movies, and magazines whose images contribute to feelings of inadequacy
  • Reject the cultural images of "perfect" women and embrace the image in the mirror and in the faces of female friends
  • Celebrate the life that is uniquely yours
Our Bodies, Ourselves: Menopause

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Our Bodies, Ourselves: Menopause

FROM THE EDITORS OF THE CLASSIC "BIBLE OF WOMEN'S HEALTH," A TRUSTWORTHY, UP-TO-DATE GUIDE TO HELP EVERY WOMAN NAVIGATE THE MENOPAUSE TRANSITION For decades, millions of women have relied on Our...

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