Kate Codrington is the author of Second Spring: the self-care guide to menopause, which is a rather lovely and revolutionary new book. She’s a menstrual and menopause mentor, speaker, workshop facilitator, writer, podcaster and a therapist for nearly 30 years. She’s passionate about bringing a more holistic approach to the menopause transition and to enabling women to embrace fully this powerful stage of life.
We talk about:
- Where Kate is in her menopause journey
- How the book is very different to other books on menopause
- How Kate sees menopause as something very positive
- How cyclicality is core to the book and how this impacts women throughout life
- The earthiness of the book and the power that comes from that
- Yoga Nidra and its role in the book and in our menopause transition
- The importance of going inward in menopause
- Embracing the change rather than fighting it
- Menopause as a spiritual journey
- Things that annoy us both about the prevailing menopause narratives
- What Kate learnt from her own menopause transition
Kate kindly shared this diagram from her book. She talks about it in the podcast and suggests printing it out so your entire family can keep track of which season they’re in week to week and year to year!
Find more about Kate:
Kate’s website: katecodrington.co.uk
Kate’s book: Second Spring: the self-care guide to menopause
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