This Is How Sleeping In Separate Beds Saved My Marriage
Ask A Doctor: How Do I Fix My Perimenopausal Acne?
You're in midlife...so why are you breaking out like a teenager? And how can you make it stop? Dermatologist Dr. Sarvenaz Zand explains all...
Ask A Doctor: What Can I Do About Painful Sex?
Why can sex get painful during menopause? Board-certified OB-GYN Lizellen LaFollette weighs in in this edition of "Ask A Doctor."
What Does It Mean To Freeze Your Eggs — And Find Out You're On The Brink of Early Menopause?
"I thought freezing my eggs was being proactive. Then I found out my ovaries were failing."
How NOT to Clean Your Vagina: Tips to Keep It Healthy
Is cleaning your vagina ever actually necessary? Dr. Lauren Streicher weighs in on the many (many!) myths about vaginal odor and health.
Ask A Doctor: How Does Birth Control Affect Your Menopause?
Can the type of birth control you use impact your perimenopause and menopause symptoms? Board-certified OB-GYN Lizellen LaFollette weighs in.
Ask A Doctor: Does Acupuncture Help With Menopause Symptoms?
Can acupuncture help with menopause symptoms? Board-certified OB-GYN Suzanne Fenske weighs in in this edition of "Ask A Doctor."
Ow! 5 Ways to Hydrate Dry Winter Skin
Feeling like a flake? Board-certified dermatologist Sarv Zand offers these tips for peeling chins and irritated cheeks.
“I Had Breast Cancer and Went Through Menopause Twice”
After a double mastectomy, chemotherapy, and radiation, Hollye Jacobs was declared cancer free. She was catapulted into menopause–twice.
Stressed Skin: Tips to Stay Calm and Glowing
Whether your skin concerns stem from hormones, stress, or a combination of both, it’s absolutely possible to restore your glow and your confidence. Here’s...
These Lifestyle Tweaks Can Slash Heart Disease Risk During Menopause
Menopause does not directly cause heart disease, but as estrogen levels plummet, some people develop high blood pressure or high cholesterol as a result.
Whose Pits Are These? Everything You Need to Know About Menopause Body Odor
What the funk is going on with changing body odor during midlife and menopause? We pulled up our sleeves and found out.
LGBQ and Menopause: How to Advocate for Your Health
The lack of conversation around menopause affects us all. But what if you have to deal with systemic health inequities at the same time?
How Racial Disparities Affect How Women of Color Experience Menopause
Here’s what you need to know about how race can influence this significant midlife transition.
Endometriosis and Menopause: What You Need to Know
Along with fertility problems, people with endometriosis may experience early menopause. Here’s what you need to know.
Will My Hysterectomy Throw Me Into Menopause?
The relationship between hysterectomies and menopause is complicated. Here’s what you need to ask your doctor.
6 Hot Flash Triggers to Watch Out For
These sweat-inducing bursts of warmth arrive without warning, making it nearly impossible to focus or perform daily tasks.
How Do I Stop Waking Up in the Middle of the Night?
Here's why you keep waking up at 3 a.m. — and what can do to stop it.
This Is How Sleeping In Separate Beds Saved My Marriage
I didn't want to get a "sleep divorce" from my husband...until I realized that sleeping apart could save us from getting a real divorce.
How to Get Ready for Bed (Menopause Edition)
If you've been struggling with getting a good night's sleep, it's time to start from scratch.
You're Hot, He's Cold: Tips on How to Share a Bed During Menopause
You're hot, he's cold. Menopause, night sweats, and insomnia can turn your bed into battleground.
3 Top Tips for Dealing with Insomnia During Menopause
It’s 4 a.m. Do you know where your sanity is? Welcome to the frustrating world of menopause and insomnia.
5 Boring Podcasts to Help Get to Sleep
Can't sleep? Ditch the true-crime podcasts! Drift off with these perfectly peaceful listens for a restful night's sleep.
"If We’re Not Aging, We’re Dead": 7 Questions With Karen Duffy
Writer, actress and former MTV VJ Karent Duffy talks love, donkeys, philosophy, and hanging with George Clooney at the Kennedy Center Honors.
Naomi's Playlist: Music To Wind Down To Edition
Get ready to take a much-needed break with this playlist of soothing songs designed to help you chill out and get ready to rest.
Real Women, Real Stories: Menopause, Midlife, and Why We Need Change Now
We asked six women to share their feelings and thoughts about everything from midlife, menopause, and aging. Our minds were blown.
Naomi's Playlist: Friendship Edition
Celebrate your besties with this playlist dedicated to songs about friendship, supporting each other and all things BFF.
Ask A Friendship Expert: How Do You Make Friends As An Adult?
How do you actually make friends as a grown-up — especially when your schedule is jam-packed and those long, lingering coffee dates of your...
Why Friendship Breakups Hurt, No Matter How Old You Are
Romantic breakups get all the press — but nothing is quite so painful as when a friend has decided to cut you loose.
BFF Stories: How 8 Friends Keep Their Decades-Long Friendships Alive
Take some friendship lessons from eight BFFs who've been there for each other for decades.
5 Questions With Naomi Watts
In our 5 Questions interview video, Naomi Watts talks sleep, the value of friendship at midlife, and her secret talent (no spoilers!).
Naomi's Playlist: Resolve to Appreciate Your Damn Self Edition
New Year, new you. Wait, says who? This playlist is all about appreciating all the things that make you special, just the way you...
Tired Of Those Dreaded Holiday Conversations? Here's How To Avoid Them
Learn how to avoid and diffuse the the kind of headache-inducing holiday talk that drives you out of your chimney.
Humorist Wendi Aarons On Why We Should Throw Menopause Parties
Humorist Wendi Aarons, in an excerpt from her new book I'm Wearing Tunics Now, weighs in on why we should all be throwing menopause parties.
Soothe Yourself! How to Take a Sound Bath at Home
You've tried meditation. But have you ever taken a sound bath? Molly Rabuffo of Bloom Sound Collective tells us how to do it at home.
You Deserve Boundaries: How to Get Through Stressful Holidays With Family
Holiday with family can be gnarly. We've got solid tips to help you enjoy your dinner while protecting your sanity
Naomi's Playlist: Holiday Rock (and Soul) Edition
It's a wrap! This playlist has classic favorites as well as newer indie rock and soul entries into the holiday song canon.
Meditation Techniques to Help with Menopause Symptoms
Having a tough time adjusting to your new normal? You might be tempted to focus on anything but how you’re feeling.
Build Mental Toughness: 5 Ways to Stay Strong
So when you can’t change certain stress-inducing circumstances, focus on empowering yourself to take them in stride by building resilience.
How to Be Nicer to Yourself
You deserve a healthy dose of self-compassion. Here are some ways to harness it for yourself.
Puff or Pass? The Latest on CBD and Cannabis for Menopause Relief
Is cannabis ideal for helping people going through midlife hormonal changes? The jury is definitely still out.
Music Makes Menopause Better: Naomi's Party Playlist
Did you know that music can help your menopause symptoms? It’s not just the power of a good groove – it’s science.
High (Menopause) Anxiety! Techniques to Help You Cope
Understanding how anxiety works can give you a sense of agency (and help you reorient yourself when you’re struggling).
Can Stress Affect Early Menopause?
While fewer than 200,000 cases of early menopause are reported every year, early menopause can be unexpected — and come with its own set of...
Sex, Sex, Sex
Menopause & Sex: A Valentine’s Day Cheat Sheet
Get fully prepared for your favorite V-Day activities with our guide to your biggest sex questions, from lubrication to communication.
Weird Meno: Why Am I So Horny in Perimenopause?
Libido during perimenopause is complex, with a lot of factors in the mix —so if you're wondering why you're feeling extra, um, enlivened, we...
Lube + Vaginal Moisturizer = Your Sexual Wellness BFFs
Let’s talk about sex, baby — specifically, let’s talk about painful sex, and how to make it feel better.
How to Update Your Sex Toy Collection in Midlife
Replenishing your sex toy supply — or investing in some for the first time? Here's how to give it an update.
How to Keep Menopause Mood Swings From Ruining Your Relationships
Here's one statement that rings true for many of us – our partners just don't understand how menopause feels.
Menopause and Sex: How to Keep Things Sexy With Your Partner
Has your sex life lost its buzz? Here are a few expert-backed tips to get through this uncharted territory together.
Sex During (And After Menopause): How to Ask for What You Want Now
As your hormones change and your sex needs follow suit, it's important to know how to ask for what you want from your partner or...
Eat it, Move it
What Does Weight Loss Mean To You in Midlife?
Many of us have spent our entire adult lives on one diet or another. But when we try to lose weight, what are we...
Skipping The Gym? How To Find Exercise You Actually Like
So you'd rather go into Witness Protection than take another Pilates class. The issue isn't willpower — it's that you haven't found the right exercise for...
How to Actually Make Changes (Not New Year's Resolutions)
If you're tired of New Year's resolutions that always seem to fall apart by February, use these expert tips to make real, lasting change.
Cheers! 4 Divine Recipes for Holiday Mocktails
Whether you want to avoid the hangover this year or are sober-curious, these recipes offer celebration without the inebriation.
This F-Word Can Help Your Menopause (It’s Fiber)
An apple a day may not keep the hot flashes away, but fiber-rich foods may keep severe menopause symptoms at bay.
How Should I Look at Fitness During Menopause?
Want to move your body more but don’t know where to begin? We’ve got you covered.
Yoga for Menopause: 4 Yoga Poses You Have to Try
A few moves (and deep breaths) can go a long way to cooling down your nerves and strengthening your body.
Menopause and Blood Sugar: What You Need to Know
Feeling shaky, irritable, or downright hangry? Keeping your blood sugar stable can majorly benefit your well-being during menopause (or anytime).