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April 6, 2023

Why Are We So Scared of Menopause?

with podcast guest

Kate Codrington


Kate Codrington, author of Second Spring: The self-care guide to menopause, is a mentor, speaker, facilitator, artist, and writer and has been a therapist for 30 years. A pioneering spirit, Kate was the first to graduate as a Menstruality Medicine Circle facilitator, is the host of Life – An Inside Job podcast, and creates multi-level art textile projects and seasonal Yoga Nidra.

In this episode, we talk about what’s going on during the perimenopause and menopause stages of the menstrual life cycle, the many advantages of perimenopause, why this matters even if you’re in your 20s and 30s, how you can find nourishment during the menopause season, and so much more!

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  • Recognizing perimenopause as a time of moving into the unknown
  • Why getting in tune with your cycle will serve you well in perimenopause
  • The constant negative messaging we receive about the female experience
  • Where the deep fear around menopause comes from
  • Understanding that age is a privilege
  • Reframing menopause as a time for deepening your relationship with yourself
  • Digging into why people are attracted to the idea of delaying or avoiding menopause
  • The many advantages of being in perimenopause
  • Finding nourishment through tiny homeopathic doses of kindness
  • How to start putting yourself first
  • How Kate helps people prepare for a vibrant second spring
  • Kate’s personal experience with menopause and how it led her to do this work


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Bonuses Include: The Fix Your Period Workbook to Use Alongside the Book
The Fix Your Period Toolkit includes a series of handouts on vaginal steaming, how to use CBD for your menstrual cycle problems, seed cycling, how to use castor oil packs to support your period and fertility, and how to live in harmony with your cycle!

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