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Ages, Stages, and Seasons: A Thriving Life for Women

By January 25, 2024February 4th, 2024Uncategorized, Healthy Programs

I wonder how many of you, like me, have noticed the signs that your seasons of life seem to be shifting sooner than expected. One day you’re breezing through your daily routine with inexhaustible energy, convinced your naturally youthful complexion will remain picture perfect forever, when suddenly – almost overnight it seems – your body begins announcing with increasing insistence that change is very much in the air. However unwelcome, acknowledging these natural “changes” is an important rite of passage that calls us to adapt while celebrating the wisdom and perspective each new phase brings. In this post, I hope to shed some light on adjustments you can make to help ease certain uncomfortable symptoms and shift your mindset in a way that supports your continued growth, happiness, and overall well-being through this transition. Above all, may we find comfort and connection in walking together into the next season, there for each other with empathy, humor, and care.

The Importance of Change


I believe that nothing will change unless we make changes ourselves. If we desire different results, we must make a few shifts. We can only devour like a teenager when we actually are one. Therefore, if you find yourself still relying on drive-through fast food in your 40s, perhaps it’s time for a change. 


Now more than ever, it the time to take control of our choices and make healthier decisions for ourselves.

Moving Beyond Hope

Hope alone is not enough; it’s merely a wish. While change undoubtedly requires hope, it also demands action. In this era of information, where knowledge is readily available at our fingertips, it becomes crucial to ensure that we have the right information, especially when it comes to women’s health. 


By actively seeking out accurate and reliable information and taking decisive action based on it, we can empower ourselves and contribute to positive change in the realm of women’s health.


Breaking Free from the All-or-Nothing Mentality


Why do we always go for the all-or-nothing approach? Perfection is overrated. It only leads to failure and invites shame to come knocking on our door. Let’s be real, progress is what we’re after, not some unattainable perfection.


So, here’s the deal: stumble, fumble, but always get back up. We’ve got an action plan for those little slip-ups, and getting back on track is our top priority. We can do this! 


Embracing Newton’s Law for Healthy Habits


Newton’s law gracefully reminds us that objects in motion tend to stay in motion, while objects at rest have quite the affinity for staying put. This principle is not just limited to the realm of physics; it perfectly applies to our noble pursuit of cultivating good daily habits.


Ah, the internal saboteur! That mischievous little voice that tries to throw us off our game. But fear not, for we won’t let it triumph! By diligently establishing healthy habits and steadfastly sticking to them, we gracefully dance forward on the enchanting path of progress.

Understanding Irritability


Irritability is not just a personality quirk; it’s a sneaky symptom that likes to creep up on us. Many women know the drill: feeling irritable, guilty, and like we’ve aged overnight. But here’s the scoop: these pesky symptoms often come from underlying health issues, not just the passage of time. 


Our bodies are like talkative friends, always nudging us to pay attention and take care of ourselves, so we can feel amazing. Let’s listen up!


The Role of Symptoms


Don’t underestimate those symptoms! They’re like little messengers from your body, saying, “Hey, pay attention!” Ignoring them won’t magically make them disappear. 


Take a moment and listen to what our body needs. It’s time to give ourselves some TLC and embark on a journey of true healing. Trust me, it’ll be worth it! 


Navigating New Seasons of Life


As women, we encounter different stages and seasons of life. These transitions can catch us off guard, impacting our energy levels and mental clarity. Feeling terrible is an indicator that we’ve veered off track, but it also serves as an invitation to lean in and listen to our bodies. 


By doing so, we can find our way back to optimal health.


Thriving through the Wellness Lifestyle


Thriving isn’t just a one-time solution; it’s a lifelong dedication to our well-being. The wellness lifestyle is all about embracing specific health practices, nurturing mental wellness, managing stress, and so much more. 


This should be the year you start getting on a journey to develop the tools and habits that will empower you to take charge of your health and wellness. We can do it together. We’ll conquer mountains and unlock the secrets to a vibrant life!


Evolve, Grow, Thrive 


Women are constantly evolving and growing, just like the changing of seasons. As we move through different stages of life, it’s crucial to embrace change and let go of any preconceived notions or expectations. It’s time to break free from the all-or-nothing mentality that can often hold us back. Instead, let’s take inspiration from Newton’s law and focus on making small, consistent changes towards a healthier lifestyle. And let’s not forget the importance of understanding our body and mind – including navigating irritability and paying attention to our symptoms. No matter what season of life you may be in, know that there is always room for growth and thriving. So why not take that next step towards a thriving life by scheduling a discovery call with me? Together, we can create a personalized wellness plan tailored specifically to your needs and goals. Let’s continue to empower ourselves as women and truly thrive through every stage and season of life. Because after all, don’t we deserve nothing less?


Take control of your health and wellness journey. Don’t navigate the roller coaster of menopause alone! Get expert advice and practical solutions designed to smooth out your journey. If you’re ready for a deeper dive into your health, schedule a Free Discovery Call with me today, and let’s make this transition an empowering and vibrant one, together. 


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DISCLAIMER:  The information in this email is not intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. All content is for general informational purposes only and does not replace a consultation with your own doctor/health professional 

Dr. Andrea Purcell

A trusted and well-respected Naturopathic Doctor, Dr. Purcell has been in private practice for over twenty years. Dr. Purcell is a published author and has a women’s specialty practice for hormone balancing, weight loss, mystery illness, and gastro-intestinal concerns. Dr. Purcell assists her patients by identifying the underlying cause of disease and removing obstacles that impede the body's natural ability to heal. Drugs and surgery are used as a last resort. She believes that increasing health on the inside shines through to the outside.