“When I felt tired, depressed, overweight and my cholesterol climbed, nobody mentioned menopause.” [Dianne, Brisbane, Australia]

“Over the last few years I had gained quite a lot of weight, was often hot at night, was depressed and tired all the time, but I’d never really considered that there was anything I could do about this.  My doctor at the time had put me on antidepressants and, re the weight, just said, […]

Feeling swollen? Then love your ageing lymphatic system in menopause … and let’s move with New Zealand exercise professional, Darryl Goad!

When we went into lockdown and I realised that many women on my programmes weren’t able to get outside and walk much, especially those in New York, Spain and America, I called up New Zealand Exercise Professional, Darryl Goad [On facebook as ‘Channel D’]. His ‘brief’ was to produce some short videos that helped women […]

UK Journalist, Claudia Connell, discovers she can get off HRT – and writes about it too.

“After meeting Wendy in London, I’m so pleased I did her programme. I feel, look and sleep so much better and don’t feel like I’ve deprived myself in any way.”  [Claudia Connell, UK Daily Mail, London] When one of the UK’s Daily Mail journalists arrives at your London seminar and then comes onto your programme […]

Discover the ‘fountain of youth’ for women in menopause with the Fasting-Mimicking Diet, which really isn’t a fast at all.

The Fasting Mimicking Diet, Cellular Regeneration and Reversing Age-related Diseases …  In September, 1982, the National Cancer Institute in America said, “Changing the way we eat could offer some protection against cancer.” A year later in 1983, the American Cancer Society stated its belief that “a greater use of fruit and vegetables can significantly reduce […]

“What I wished for in my 50’s, was to sleep all night and understand how to lose the weight that exercise and dieting wasn’t shifting.” [Wendy, N.Z.]

I said that statement above to my husband this morning – “You know all I wished for in my early 50’s was to sleep all night and lose the weight that exercise and dieting wasn’t shifting.”  We were out walking to the local produce shop during Week 6 of lock-down here in New Zealand and […]

“I’m sending you two pictures. It is both me. I feel and look like a different person.” [Tineke, New Zealand]

“When I was a Les Mills Instructor in the Netherlands” messaged Tineke to me, “I wanted to always work harder and do something extra. Maybe to impress others? But I have come to the point that I don’t have to impress anybody but to just enjoy the moment as I do my exercise.  It was […]

Emotional Eating in Menopause: How not to do it in lock-down.

‘With many restaurants closed’, states the article in New York Times (April 7th, 2020), ‘shoppers are reaching for frozen pizza, cans of soup and boxes of cereal. In a moment of crisis, shoppers are turning to old stand-bys that they may not have had in years or even decades’.  Comfort food for uncertain times. How […]

New Weight Loss Research: The 5 ‘real’ reasons for your weight gain in menopause.

“If your waist is ‘thickening’, your body-shape is changing and you are going into or through menopause, then let me explain why!”[Dr Wendy Sweet, Women’s Healthy Ageing Researcher & MyMT Coach] When my own mother reached mid-life, it wasn’t spoken about, but thinking back I now realise that this was when her  health started to […]

“The difference to how I felt a year ago is incredible.” – Jo, NZ

I love this photo of Jo. I took it when we met at one of my live ‘Masterclass on Menopause’ events. It was so great to meet her after our numerous emails over the past few months and I’m so grateful that she has allowed me to share her story with you all. There are […]