Monthly Archives: March 2024

S7 E3 How To Get Deep Sleep Without Medication in Midlife with Morgan Adams

We have touched on sleep before but it still eludes many of us in midlife. So we can always learn more! Even if we have tried to improve our sleep hygiene, bedtime routines and have done “all the things” we can still become desperate. Therefore, some of us have turned to sleeping pills and aids which can become highly addictive. So what are the alternatives?

Morgan Adams is a transformative holistic sleep coach who empowers women to conquer their battle with sleepless nights, without reliance on sleep medications. She guides them in rekindling their relationship with sleep, paving the way for less stressful and more fulfilling days. Having struggled herself with insomnia and dependency on prescription sleeping pills for almost a decade, she knows intimately the profound impact sleep has on one’s quality of life.

Join Lauren and Morgan as they talk about: the disadvantages of sleeping pills; evidence-based alternatives; the pros and cons of sleep trackers; the importance of morning and evening routines and what they look like; 3 impactful and free ways to improve your sleep; the constructive worry technique; and why sleep divorces, while popular, are not always the best solution.

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S7 E2 – What Fresh Hell Is This? Menopause and Your Skin With Helen Marray-Finlay

Did you know 50+ million women in the US and nearly 1 billion globally are expected to experience menopause by 2025? If you are a woman in midlife, you already know how much menopause can wreak havoc on many aspects of your life both physically and emotionally. But what does it do specifically to our skin? It goes beyond sagging and crepiness. It can affect your confidence. Luckily because this is now recognized as a booming sector, there are many new skincare products on and entering the market daily. But do they work?

Helen Marray-Finlay is a highly accomplished Hollywood makeup artist, skincare expert and menopause advocate with over 20 years of experience. Her portfolio includes blockbuster movies like Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End, and TV shows including Parks & Recreation, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Modern Family, Barry and The Goldbergs.

In 2020 Helen founded Finlay+Green, driven by her personal experience and frustration with the lack of effective options for menopausal women specifically tailored for their needs. In August of 2023 Finlay+Green launched their skin revitalizing moisturizer to address the unique needs of skin during the menopausal transition.

Please join Lauren and Helen as they discuss: what menopause does to our skin; why today’s youth are so afraid of aging; the ways menopause can affect our mental health and confidence; ways in which we feel good in our skin and remain body positive; what we can do for anti-aging prevention; makeup tips for midlife; and recommended resources for discussing menopause with loved ones.

Enjoy a discount! Use the code “FNT20” for 20% off at Finlay+Green

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