Mental Health

Midlife for women brings its own challenges when it comes to mental health. Read about the challenges and triumphs we experience.

How Parents Can Support Their Child Through an Eating Disorder

Throughout her late teen years, Megan Ravenhall found herself in the grip of an eating disorder. Though she feels she has still not fully recovered, Megan reflects on how her parents' support led her to ultimately choose life.

The Secret Strength of Anxiety

Ilona Bannister suffers from chronic anxiety and agoraphobia, two conditions that can be completely debilitating. But she's found that, at times, her greatest struggles have also proven to be strengths. She writes for Noon about the experiences that inspired her new novel, Little Prisons.

“I was spread so thinly that nothing I did ever felt good enough.”

Helen Barnes on how she gave up traditional notions of success, concentrated on her family and discovered the joy of reinventing herself.

How learning to surf at 50-plus changed me

Danielle Cass began surfing age 50 plus and turned from invisible to strong and beautiful

Join us: Catherine Mayer on bereavement and re-embracing life

Journalist Catherine Mayer and Anne Mayer Bird, her mother and co-author, discuss the loss of their husbands and coping with bereavement with Eleanor Mills.

Catherine Mayer on the physicality of grief

Catherine Mayer’s beloved husband Andy died at the beginning of the pandemic, only weeks after her stepfather. Since then she and her mother have been sharing their bereavement journey together, culminating in writing Good Grief, a book which is searing about loss but optimistic on how to re-embrace life. Here is an edited extract of a brand-new chapter about how grief affects body as well as soul.

Noon Expert: Christina Ioannidis

Christina helps people transform in midlife, so they can act as their own muse to get their mojo back and feel invigorated mentally and physically.

Noon Academy Presents

The Feelgood Menopause 2: Truths about HRT & menopause pharmaceuticals 

Wondering about HRT, how to ask for it and the risks? Get answers with Noon.

Feelgood Menopause 3: What type of HRT do you need?

There are a range of HRT treatments available, delivered in different ways. Find out which one is best for you.

The Feelgood Menopause 4: Psychological fallout from menopause

It's not just physical symptoms. Menopause can bring about psychological symptoms that have long reaching effects.

The Feelgood Menopause 5: The truth about menopause supplements

Can vitamins, minerals and herbal remedies and supplements ease symptoms of perimenopause and menopause?

The Feelgood Menopause 6: What to eat pre and post menopause

Learn how to embrace the changes to your body before, during and after menopause and eat to feel and look better.