Health and Wellbeing

A day of reflection and renewal

Diane Kenwood thought she knew what lay in store when she joined the group of Queenagers who gathered at the Wasing estate in Berkshire for the second Noon retreat, but the day turned out to be even more affecting and impactful than she expected. 

Four simple words were the breaking and the making of me

A straightforward question turned into the crash and burn moment that made Claire Pestana realise what was missing from her life: herself.

Don’t use the M word

The UK government has rejected five recommendations on how to better protect the workplace rights of women experiencing menopause, arguing that agreeing to them could discriminate against men. Kate Monro shares her menopause story and why she believes supporting women going through menopause in the workplace is so urgently needed.

"I learnt to listen to what my body was trying to tell me”

At the peak of her career Rebecca Hill found herself struggling with severe burnout and gruelling menopause symptoms. Mindful Self Compassion not only helped her take control of her health and wellbeing, but changed the course of her work as well. 

I was childless and heartbroken. Nature healed me

Like nearly half of my generation I haven't had kids. Nature, wild swimming and the sea healed me

“Tragic circumstances forced me to redesign my future”

The devastating loss of her husband, aged just 49, led Liz Withyman to reassess her own life and health. Discovering Time Restricted Eating and embarking on a new career changed everything for her.

“People don’t realise how much of what happens with your hormones affects your mouth and your teeth.”

It turns out the menopause can play havoc with your teeth on top of everything else. Oh joy. But help is at hand, in the shape of Dr Uchenna Okoye, who is making it her mission to change the way we manage caring for our teeth. As Chrissy Iley discovered. 

Welcome to the parent grief club 

When Kerensa Jennings’ beloved mum died, she became a member of a club she never knew existed or wanted to join, and was left wondering why more people don’t talk about the special searing grief of losing a parent.

Get the menopause care you need

Because we know how difficult it can be to manage your menopause symptoms and get the right treatment for them, Noon has partnered with menopause relief app Stella and is offering a special discount for their personalised care and support services.

I hadn’t planned for the balls to fall to the ground in such dramatic fashion

Life didn’t work out quite the way Caro Giles expected. Here she explains how she found her way to a powerful reimagining of a life far removed from the one she thought she’d have.

Looking back I see a woman, driven by hormones, burning her life down

Actor Juliet Cowan found going through the menopause bruising and bewildering, but she emerged feeling more powerful and having “grown into myself”. 

Tensions in my body that have been there for years are released in a flush of emotions, tears, laughter and relief

Beatrice Aidin experiences a unique weekend retreat trying out the Human Method technique developed by Nahid de Belgeonne, aka the nervous system whisperer. 

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