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Life After Menopause: The Importance of Trusting Your Intuition and Recognising Toxic Relationships

Have you ever found yourself standing at the crossroads of life, wondering what lies beyond menopause? 

In a world where people often have ideas about age, do we forget to appreciate the smart decisions that come with getting older and ignore the feelings inside us that can guide us to live a more true and satisfying life?

In this episode, Karen reflects on her personal experiences over the past year and discusses the importance of trusting one’s gut instinct and recognising toxic relationships. She shares her journey of post-menopause and how it has brought clarity and a sense of liberation.  She also delves into her recent business experiences, highlighting the importance of trusting her instincts and recognising toxic relationships.

I am thoroughly postmenopausal and very glad for it. I cannot tell you how nice it is to be post menopause because there’s just so many more things available.

Key Takeaways:

  • How to trust your intuition
  • Why sharing personal experiences allows for connection and validation.
  • How to recognise the people you tolerate in your life and evaluate if they are toxic.
  • Discovering your untapped potential – why it matters
  • Empowerment and coping strategies in menopause women


00:31 – Transition to focusing on life after menopause and personal experiences
04:45 – Recap of the past year, including separation, house sale, and podcasting business
05:26 – Difficulty in ending relationships with people who are “just okay”
06:37 – Negative impact of marketing relationship on podcast downloads and business
09:14 – Realisation that many “tolerated” people are toxic narcissists
10:26 – Frustration with people who don’t learn from feedback
12:06 – Importance of sharing experiences and validating others’ feelings

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