As women age we start to process a lot of old unresolved emotions and traumas which have occurred throughout our life. While a woman is in her reproductive years she is biologically (hormonally) programmed for the survival of the family unit and the mother is neglected somewhat. It is not intentional by anyone but her hormones demand it.
So, when is her time?
The time for a woman to devote to herself can occur quite naturally when she enters her peri-menopausal and menopausal years. Often this time goes unnoticed if issues are still pushed down and hidden away even more instead of recognising this time as a period of her life where she can devote some time to nurture herself.
It can be an emotional and traumatic time if a woman is holding onto old emotional baggage or hasn’t had the time and space to give to herself adequately in previous years. Menopause can then add another dimension if she is feeling unworthy or perhaps even no longer useful to society.
However, it is a time to [Read more...]