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Cognition During Menopause

At the age of 52 I started to experience changes to the way my brain worked, especially in relation to word finding, short term memory and focus. It was very unsettling and at times, alarming. I didn’t realise that these changes were common during the menopause transition and could be considered normal.  I had no…

Accommodating Women’s Cycles at Work

While women’s monthly cycle is key to the survival of the human species, it’s anexperience that is often shrouded by silence and shame. We can do better andworkplaces can help lead the way. Copyright Thea O’Connor Over the last few years year, the words ‘menopause’ and ‘menstruation’ have started to beuttered in workplaces – often…

Why it’s time to talk about menopause at work

This article was first published in In The Black magazine, October, 2021. It features Australian workplaces that are becoming menopause-friendly. Written by Susan Muldowney https://www.intheblack.com/articles/2021/10/01/time-to-talk-about-menopause-at-work When Kim Lion began to experience symptoms of menopause in her late 40s, she did what very few women in the workforce would even consider doing – she told her…

Menopause at Work: What women want

This article by Thea O’Connor was first published in HR Monthly, May, 2021 (news site of Australian HR Institute) https://www.hrmonline.com.au/employee-wellbeing/menopause-at-work/ Supporting an older workforce means employers must provide better support for women going through menopause at work, says this expert. Would you like your workplace to offer support during the menopause transition? If so, how? …

How women can prepare for menopause

  “I feel ripped off that no one talked to me about it.” [1] “Why didn’t anyone tell me?  This is a change of life I was not prepared for at all.”   “Before I had my period at 13, I was told some stuff, but no one sat me down to have the ‘time of life’…

The Change – empowering working women through menopause

Next month I am going to be launching a special online learning program for professional women, called The Change – empowering working women through menopause.  I’d like to share with you here, how The Change came to be. Earlier this year, I started to experience some changes that indicate I’m entering peri-menopause.  The symptoms have been…
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