How One Woman's Midlife Change Helped Other Women!

Lavinia Winch embarked on a new work and life challenge in her mid-50s, beginning a 10 year career with The YES YES Company. Using her personal and professional experience she helped women manage sexual health issues, vaginal dryness and painful sex, often as a menopausal side effect. She’s now stepped back from the company but remains a passionate brand ambassador. She’s a great example of a successful midlife career change. Be inspired!

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Who's talking at our May 11 PositivePause Feelgood Fair?

Want to know more about who’s talking at our Feelgood Fair? Introducing some of the healthcare professionals and experts from the world of women’s wellness, who’ll be talking at our event, with a shared aim of inspiring women at any age over 40, “that this time is not an ending but a real beginning!” (Dr Louise Wiseman).

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Founder of Barreworks, Vicki Anstey, explains her complete body workout.

Fitness instructor, Vicki Ansty, founded Barreworks, where she teaches a dynamic exercise regime with ballet-based and barre inspired workouts. Vicki shot to fame after starring in Channel 4's endurance show, ‘SAS: Who Dares Wins’. We took one of her classes, survived it, and caught up with her afterwards to find out more about how barre exercise could help women in menopause.

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May 11 - PositivePause Feelgood Fair in Richmond

This fun, formative day, hosted by stand-up comic Harriet Beveridge, is chock-full of expert advice & discussions. Women's health experts, complementary therapists and leading figures from the world of health and wellbeing will share their knowledge with women looking for self-help strategies to manage their health, well-being and lifestyles. Join us, and FEEL GOOD!



WITH EXHIBITORS & STAND UP COMEDY TOO!

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27th April: Talking Midlife, Menopause & Beyond - St Mary's Church, Putney

Experts in women's gynae and pelvic floor health - Gynaecologist, Dr Karen Morton & Women’s Health Physiotherapist, Christien Bird, enlighten women on - why, how, & what they can do, to take control of their health & wellbeing in midlife, menopause & beyond! Join us for an afternoon of mythbusting and preventative health advice. Get your questions answered!

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Positive Pause ‘Talking relationships in midlife, menopause & beyond’ event.

“Exhilarating and liberating, full of light and love” - JW, guest at our women’s wellbeing in mid-life, menopause and beyond event at Bell House in January. Find out more about what they experienced during an afternoon of information and resilience building.

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Clothing to help hot flushes: Cool Clothing for Hot Women

If hot flushes and night sweats are causing menopause embarrassment and discomfort, then have you considered investing in garments to regulate your body temperature? Fifty One Apparel is one of a few select brands that design a range of basics to help relieve those dastardly flushes. Check out Ann’s review.

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Introducing PositivePause!

Our cheeky, no shame, Hot Flush name, has changed. We’re now PositivePause. No longer defined and confined by a menopause symptom, our new name is all encompassing of women’s mid-life experience. Menopause is a chance for women to pause, take stock, recalibrate and press the reset button, we see it as a time to celebrate the next phase in our lives. And that’s not all…

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