The Menopause Movement Podcast

The Menopause Movement Podcast

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Hosted by Dr. Michelle Gordon, the founder of The Menopause Movement, this podcast will teach and help you THRIVE through menopause and beyond. In each episode, Dr. Michelle will encourage you to live your life to the fullest. For anyone who loves to live, The Menopause Movement is here for you. If you have ever felt like managing your menopause is like a full-time job, or like an alien beamed down and took up residence in your body, if you’ve ever gone from feeling like you can do anything and everything to depressed and stuck in a low mood, this podcast is for you! We will cover integrative medicine, nutrition, mindset training, and much, much more…


You’re Worth It! From MENO-Muck to MENO-Mate with Shelley Rae
Oct 20 • 19 min
Do you always find yourself second-guessing your worth as a human being? Do you ever feel as if you are undeserving of love and attention? Sometimes, when all we see are dark clouds in the sky, all we need to do is reach out and seek help from the ones…
Renovations with Purpose with Monika Zasada
Oct 13 • 54 min
People who work in the construction industry know that it takes a process to complete a project. However, it is amusing, and sometimes disappointing to see how such a cutthroat industry can afford to cut corners, leaving clients badly regretful. And with…
Desktop Yoga with Megan Nolan
Oct 6 • 36 min
Because of the current state of the world, more people are working from home. Having a healthy lifestyle does not stop at looking healthy and eating healthy. It also means having a healthy mindset, developing a culture of commitment to your daily needs,…
How to Manage Your Parent’s Estate with Nate Morrisey
Sep 29 • 47 min
Do you still remember your mom’s ancient typewriter that your dad used to fix whenever the keys get stuck? What about your brother’s collection of David Bowie mixtapes that he was so eager to hide from you when you were younger? As our loved ones pass on…
Choosing to Live Without Alcohol
Sep 22 • 46 min
Alcohol can give people a temporary state of bliss and euphoria. That’s mainly why some have a hard time breaking free from it. However, letting go of alcohol can have a profound effect on your lifestyle and overall health and wellbeing. With the right…
Restoring Life, Marriage and One’s Self Through the MENO System
Sep 15 • 28 min
One irony of life is that when inopportune times happen, they don’t seem to stop until you finally hit rock bottom. When we reach the darkest moment of our lives, we start self-destructing until everyone and everything around us gets affected. However,…
Empowering Ethiopian Girls for Leadership with Tamara Horton
Sep 8 • 66 min
In the world that we live in today, most of us get to have free education, live in comfortable homes, or work without having to bare our backs all day. But the sad reality is, not everyone gets to enjoy the same things. Not everyone can afford an…
The Best of The Menopause Movement Podcast: Transformational Mindset Shifting with Lindsay Durant
Sep 1 • 63 min
Imagine if you can make big changes in your life just by thinking about it. The mind is more powerful than what most people think. By harnessing the power of the mind and moving in the same frequency as that thought, you can get exactly what you want. All…
The Best of The Menopause Movement Podcast: The Enneagram with Stephanie Davis
Aug 25 • 94 min
We all want to make positive changes in our lives. In order to do that, we need to reexamine ourselves, be aware of the things that we do unconsciously, and recalibrate our psyche to achieve the things that we want to achieve through the enneagram. But…
The Best of The Menopause Movement Podcast: The Power of Pleasure
Aug 18 • 61 min
Feminine pleasure. It’s not a topic we are comfortable talking about nor is it something we can easily discuss at the dinner table. It’s one of the things that we put way below our laundry list of day-to-day activities. However, by putting the female…
The Best of The Menopause Movement Podcast: The Benefits of CBD with Tina Williams
Aug 11 • 45 min
The term cannabis carries a lot of negative connotations. When we talk of hemp, it’s not unnatural for some people to show skepticism even to this day. However, clinical studies have proved how cannabidiol or CBD works wonders for patients suffering from…
Ain’t Gonna Be No Stupid Woman
Aug 4 • 60 min
Do you sometimes feel as if your relationship feels way too suffocating? Ever had those moments where you start to doubt your own sanity? Well, there’s no need for you to keep it to yourself anymore because you are not alone. And we are here to help you…
Through the Looking Glass with Shaman Makhosi Pitts
Jul 28 • 95 min
We often see science and spirituality as two parallel dimensions that can never intersect with each other. However, through the intimate study of spirituality, the universe, and human DNA, we begin to understand that there is a lot about science that can…
Food IS Medicine With Dr. Siri Chand Khalsa
Jul 21 • 63 min
All throughout history, people have always consumed food not for pleasure or desire, but for survival. However, we often fail to understand that what we eat defines us. It can dictate our mood and how we feel about ourselves in general. Today, we look at…
Awakening to Purpose With Annabel Wilson
Jul 14 • 67 min
Most women consider menopause as a stage of loss—we lose our youth, our beauty, our relevancy, and our sexuality. Because of the beliefs that were programmed into our brain since childhood, we start believing that you lose your identity upon reaching the…
Using Movement to Heal and Prevent Osteoporosis with Sara Purcell
Jul 7 • 53 min
We all want to age gracefully, but the truth is that aging isn’t always glamorous. Women going through menopause deal with a lot of difficulties because aside from the emotional turmoil, there are also physical pains and dysfunctions like having…
Reclaiming Our Dignity with Lin Eleoff
Jun 30 • 50 min
We are all born dignified but somewhere along the way we lose our dignity due to factors like the society, our families, people we’re in a relationship with, and a lot more. It is our duty to reclaim what we have lost and start living a dignified life…
Traditions, Race, and Becoming Your Best Self With SharRon Jamison
Jun 23 • 54 min
Racism is real and not something new but continues to go unaddressed because there has been little to no acknowledgment of how it is affecting us as a society. Another thing that’s real is that our traditions and beliefs shape who we are, and that it can…
Menopause Hormones and Sexual Rejuvenation With Dr. John Carrozzella
Jun 16 • 57 min
For a woman going through menopause, life is no longer as it was before, but this shouldn’t stop us from wanting better. Something can be done should you choose change and take action, and remember, help is available be it in the form of The Menopause…
Spirituality, Business, Purpose, And The Pandemic With James Wedmore
Jun 9 • 60 min
People often associate success with luck but if you sit down and chat with those who have reached success, you’ll learn that luck had nothing to do with it. There is more to it than just being lucky to reach the top, and that’s what we hear from this…
Talking About Race. Black Lives Matter
Jun 5 • 32 min
George Floyd’s tragic death while in police custody has sparked outrage all over the country. Incidents like this shows the ongoing problem with racism and how it wreaks havoc in our lives especially in the black community. There is a need to speak up and…
Staying Safe From Domestic Abuse During The Pandemic With Miki Sturges
Jun 2 • 39 min
Domestic violence is real and reports saying that there is a decrease in cases is far from true. Why? Because victims are actually struggling in silence. Many women are trapped in a situation that they can’t get out of easily. This shouldn’t be just a…
Using the Jade Egg to Increase Your Pleasure with Julia Lally
May 26 • 55 min
Living in a masculine-dominant society means that there’s little focus on women’s sexual pleasure. Emphasis is placed on how women can please men. As women, our well-being is tied to our sexual health. To take away pleasure is similar to cutting women off…
It’s OK to not be OK Right Now
May 19 • 13 min
The world is no longer as it used to be, this is a fact we have to face ever since the onslaught of COVID-19. We are now observing a new normal that we are still adjusting to. We have been quarantined for weeks, and with this disruption, we sometimes find…
Thriving In Uncertain Times With Dana Grant
May 12 • 46 min
We all go through uncertain times, and we’re all going through it now because of this pandemic that has changed the way we live. Aside from that, we, women going through menopause also face the daily struggle of the disruption that this period brings into…
Living A Zesty Life With Linda Babulic
May 5 • 61 min
We are taught to follow a certain path in life. From our childhood until we become adults, we are obsessed with meeting expectations. But a life filled of other’s demands becomes devoid of joy and enthusiasm. Life is too short to wait for permission to go…
The Enneagram And The Pandemic With Stephanie Davis
Apr 28 • 57 min
Different people react to a crisis in different ways. Some look at the opportunities, while others become anxious and think it might be the end of the world. In times like these, we may find that people act differently from who they are at normal times.…
Start Your Online Business NOW! With Colleen Kochannek
Apr 21 • 54 min
Social distancing, business disruptions, and employment furloughs have placed us into a new normal. With people stuck at home and worried about money, finding novel ways of earning an income is key to thrive. An online business presents an opportunity…
Menopause Yoga with Petra Coveney
Apr 14 • 68 min
Yoga is a powerful tool for building your spiritual practice. Menopause is viewed as a woman’s second spring. With the multitude of changes happening in our bodies, we need a system that can help us navigate through this journey. In this jam-packed…
What is COVID-19 and How It Kills
Apr 9 • 27 min
This global crisis we’re facing is frightening, and it’s something we’ve never seen before. Our healthcare system is completely overwhelmed. This is a war and it’s getting worse. With all the news reports and the remarks of our president, a lot of people…
Recognizing and Managing Emotional Triggers In This Unprecedented Time of Isolation with Deirdre Fay
Apr 7 • 44 min
Physical distancing has become the norm around the world as we deal with an unparalleled crisis. Many of us stuck at home may feel anxiety and fear for the uncertain future ahead of us. Our emotions can take over making it harder for us to cope, while…
Making Peace With Your Past and the Importance of Positive Affirmations with Jill Romig
Mar 31 • 67 min
We often deal with trauma from our past by moving on. We move on without doing the work to deal with our issues, our pain. But by not allowing ourselves to heal from our old wounds, we allow the pain to surface again when we get older, when our bodies…
How to Boost Your Immune System with Dr. Sharzad Green
Mar 25 • 45 min
Resources: Subscribe and listen to my podcast (https://www.drmichellegordon.com/podcasts/) Sign up for the online version of the MENO system at (https://learn.menopausemovement.com/start) or email us at (info@menopausemovement.com) Read Dr. Green’s blog…
Facing A Different Kind of Fear
Mar 23 • 19 min
We are living in unprecedented times. The spread of the coronavirus or Covid-19 has caught us all unprepared. The response we see on social media, in the news, and even from our government has been fear. But our fear isn’t serving us. We’re here and we…
Which Intermittent Fasting Method Is Right For You?
Mar 18 • 15 min
Menopause is a significant phase in a woman’s life. It affects so many aspects of her health and well-being that the last thing she wants is to gain weight. Unfortunately, that’s exactly what happens. For many women, this stage in their lives led to them…
Supplementation for Menopause Part 1 With Dr. Sharzad Green!
Mar 17 • 66 min
There are so many supplements out there right now ready for any kind of needs that we have. But which supplements are good for us and which are not? What are the do’s and don’ts so we can fully take advantage of the benefits to ease our menopause…
The Power of Pleasure with Julia Lally
Mar 10 • 65 min
Aside from Menopause, another topic that is still often considered taboo is the female orgasm and the power of feminine pleasure! There is so much to know and learn here because it can transform a woman’s life, whether you are going through your menopause…
From MENO-Misery to MENO-Mate with Amanda P
Mar 3 • 49 min
Going through something that you can’t explain and fully understand is tough. Having no one to talk to about it is even harder. It takes a toll not just on your physical wellness but more importantly, your mental state. In this episode Amanda talks about…
Why Do We Get Anxiety In Menopause
Feb 25 • 18 min
Why Do We Get Anxiety In Menopause? Anxiety is probably the number one complaint along with weight gain that I hear from women who are in menopause. A lot of women had no Anxiety before having Menopause. Having great mental health is important to have a…
Intermittent Fasting for Today’s Aging Woman with Dy Ann Parham
Feb 18 • 70 min
Intermittent Fasting for Today’s Aging Woman with Dy Ann Parham We’ve always been told a healthy lifestyle means following specific dietary guidelines. We may end up following the trend or a diet a friend has been doing without really asking ourselves,…
Hormones After Menopause with Dr. Sharzad Green
Feb 11 • 84 min
Hormones After Menopause with Dr. Sharzad Green As women get older, we get closer to our menopausal age. When this happens, we tend to have a hormone imbalance. As a result, we may experience symptoms of weakened bones and decreased sexual function.…
Turn Your Writing Dream Into a Published Book with Demi Stevens
Feb 4 • 63 min
At some point, we gave up on a dream we once wanted because of our past circumstances. Maybe you wanted to write a story, but you felt like it was not the right time. But who said it’s too late to reach that goal? No matter how old you are, you can always…
TMM_029 - Get The Body You Want with Meaghan Faragasso
Jan 28 • 51 min
For so many years, society has imposed standards on how our bodies should look. A lot of us get very self-conscious about our bodies, sometimes even resorting to unhealthy methods to get the figure we want. While we aim for a fitter body, our lack of…
Spiritual Gifts and Purpose with Makhosi Candiss Pitts
Jan 21 • 56 min
A lot of people give up when they experience major breaking points in their lives. For us women, pregnancy and menopause are two of the most challenging phases. We feel overwhelmed with what’s happening around us, and we can’t seem to know our purpose,…
Midlife Meaning with Fay McLean
Jan 14 • 53 min
Reaching midlife can be a stressful and disorienting time, especially for women experiencing menopause. As we struggle with ageing, we tend to feel restless, and we start losing our sense of purpose. Coping with the discontentment and challenges present…
Pelvic Floor and Core With Erica Ziel
Jan 7 • 59 min
Our core is the entire support system of our body. It surrounds our spine and pelvis and connects our upper and lower body. It plays a huge part in our daily activities, which is why it is crucial to strengthen it. You can achieve core strength by knowing…
Capture What Matters with Beryl Young
Dec 31, 2019 • 50 min
There’s a well-known saying that goes, “A picture says a thousand words.” Today, anyone can pick up a camera and capture what matters most to them. A photograph can easily bring back all our good memories. Mothers, especially those in their menopausal…
The Benefits of CBD with Tina Williams
Dec 24, 2019 • 49 min
Cannabidiol or CBD is a chemical compound found in cannabis, which can be derived from the hemp plant. Clinical research has shown that we can use CBD to address anxiety, cognition and movement disorders, and pain. Furthermore, studies have also shown…
[Case Study] Sharon’s Menoupause Journey and The MENO System
Dec 17, 2019 • 48 min
Today we’re taking a closer look at the Menopause Movement program through the insights of our community members and what they’ve achieved since joining the program. If you’re in a similar situation as they were when they started, are you willing to…
Transformational Mindset Shifting with Lindsay Durant
Dec 10, 2019 • 68 min
Everyone wants to change some part of their lives. The law of attraction tells us that we change the universe through our thoughts and desires. However, many people find themselves discontented with the results because they neglect the importance of…
Make The Rest Your Best with Laurie Wright
Dec 3, 2019 • 53 min
As mothers, we want to see our children grow up and lead independent lives. But at the same time, it can be very lonely once they depart. This phenomenon is called empty nest syndrome. Women, especially full-time mothers and those undergoing menopause at…
Healing From The Past with Miki Sturges
Nov 26, 2019 • 70 min
Abuse can take different forms—it can be mental, emotional, or physical. The heartbreaking part is, most of the time, it comes from the people we love and who are very close to us. Many women are going through or have survived traumas like domestic…
The Enneagram with Stephanie Davis
Nov 19, 2019 • 93 min
The enneagram, unlike other personality systems, is a deep dive into what makes us tick. It can show us forces that can assist us in finding the self-discovery we need to understand our subconscious programming. It will be especially helpful for those of…
Helping Caregivers Banish Burnout with Kelly West
Nov 12, 2019 • 29 min
Having a community with whom you can share experiences and gain insights during menopause is a crucial point in dealing with the condition. Talking with other women who are experiencing the same symptoms can be a relief and a source of strength. Today,…
Talking Social Justice and Education with Rev. Dr. Connie Simon
Nov 5, 2019 • 17 min
Social justice is both a political and philosophical concept that says that everyone should have equal access to health, wealth, well-being, justice, and opportunity. Everyone has the right to live, enjoy things, and be who they are without being…
On Relationships and Self-Discovery with Deirdre Fay
Oct 29, 2019 • 49 min
During the menopausal period, women often rethink their relationships. They start to question the meanings of the different relationships in their lives. This phase also calls for the rediscovery of self. In this episode, we have Deirdre Fay, a licensed…
Aligning Your Energy with Joy with Tina Van Leuven
Oct 22, 2019 • 59 min
People rarely think of joy when it comes to business. Sometimes, they get caught up with “doing” rather than “being,” and this preoccupation manifests in different areas of their lives. Through a healthy understanding of the essence of what you want to…
Connecting Magnesium and Osteoporosis with Kristen Bowen
Oct 21, 2019 • 63 min
Osteoporosis occurs when the body loses too many bones. It causes the bones to become weak and brittle, resulting in pain even with mild stress to the body. Osteoporosis affects men and women, but older women who are past menopause are at the highest risk…
Hormone Consultations: What Do Your Hormones Tell You About Your Body? with Dr. Sharzad Green
Oct 8, 2019 • 55 min
The human body has a set of intrinsic signals that send us messages about the current state of our bodies. This is particularly true when it comes to our hormonal levels and other hormone-related concerns. In this episode, we are joined by Dr Sharzad…
Having a Safe Space to Talk About Menopause
Oct 1, 2019 • 26 min
The trip to Mallorca, Spain was truly a life-changing event. But in every adventure, we all have some great moments and some that are not so good. Join us in this episode of the Menopause Movement Podcast as we take a look at how far the journey has taken…
Active Lifestyle for Hormones and Brain Wellness During Menopause
Sep 24, 2019 • 26 min
Most women perceive menopause as the end of their lives. But the truth is, there’s still a lot of life left for you to explore during this stage. Join me, Dr. Michelle Gordon, and my friends as we embrace the journey ahead. In this episode, we will…
Alternative Wellness Options for Menopausal Women
Sep 17, 2019 • 25 min
Picking up from the latest adventure we had in Mallorca, we travel to our next destination in the beautiful country of Spain—Barcelona. We immersed ourselves in its striking landscape, excellent food, and rich culture. Listen as I talk about our time thus…
Fitness In Your Prime Menopausal Years
Sep 10, 2019 • 25 min
Going through menopause involves a lot of physical changes compounded by emotional ones. It’s challenging to embrace these changes and accept them when society dictates that we should look at them negatively. Tune in as we continue right where we left off…
Dealing with the Sense of Loss During Menopause
Sep 3, 2019 • 25 min
A lot of women find it challenging to go through their menopausal stage because of the many changes happening. However, the excitement of life shouldn’t stop there. Join me, Dr. Michelle Gordon, and my friends, as we overcome the challenges and grasp the…
Finding Your Voice through Menopause and Aging
Aug 27, 2019 • 26 min
We’ve got a show about food, wine, fitness, travel, and community. Seven women, one journey through beautiful Mallorca. Our group wanted to start talking about menopause and its symptoms. 50% of the women today are at menopause or premenopausal stage. We…
Importance of Physical Fitness in Aging
Aug 20, 2019 • 26 min
With all the significant changes occurring mid-life, we’re always on the lookout for what’s next. It only fits we pick out something adventurous—an exotic location in Spain? Count us in. The chosen destination, Mallorca, Spain, is a small island in the…
Life After an Empty Nest
Aug 13, 2019 • 26 min
The role of being a mother truly gives a deeper meaning in a person’s existence. A lot of women devote their lives to building a warm, nurturing home for their children. However, when the years have gone by, and the children have grown, most mothers find…
How to Handle Disappointment
Jul 29, 2019 • 32 min
At various points in our lives, someone or something will disappoint us. Maybe you expected something to go through without a hitch. Instead, the situation went awry, and now you’re kicking yourself for not foreseeing it. You feel angry, betrayed, and…
Check-In and What to do About Dismissive Doctors and Health Professionals
Jul 23, 2019 • 35 min
Creating your weekly goals can be challenging especially when you have other things to deal with. However, it is always better to have consistent goals you want to achieve. It will not only help your mindset, but also your perspective, how you handle your…
Managing Anxiety
Jul 18, 2019 • 30 min
Anxiety can be crippling for most people. It becomes even worse for women during their menopause years. Anxiety can be devastating and can cause significant damage to an individual both physically and mentally. It is crucial to manage it as soon as you…