I don’t believe that menopause is really a simple moment in time – it’s a process, a transition, a stepping into a new era of our life. And it was also true that it felt vital to mark a moment – a year since my last moon blood – by creating a meaningful and powerful ritual to honor what I was stepping into.
Writing New Narratives of Menopausal Meaning
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I did not start perimenopause feeling empowered. My attitude was – this is not normal and not ok. I dreaded the physical changes.
Our words have so much power. When we speak words of understanding and encouragement to ourselves or others, we nurture a culture of compassion.
Have you been feeling positive and empowered about menopause? Very few of us do! Our current cultural narrative about menopause in the modern western world is one of loss – of fertility, youth, desirability, relevance – which is a very disempowering story to be living.