Welcome to My Second Spring!

I’m Aisling, and I’ve created My Second Spring to provide a voice and resource for all of us during the time of transition and growth that is the menopause. Menopause is often an uncomfortable topic, still taboo for many of us.

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NEW TO MENOPAUSE? TRY OUR E-BOOK         The Best Friend’s Guide to the Menopause

"Well done Aisling Grimley in compiling such useful and supportive information for women of all ages in her recently available e-book The Best Friend's Guide Menopause. The importance of initiating and sustaining good lifestyle practices seems to be key to a more fulfilled and energised life as we age with grace, creativity, health and happiness on our side! Thanks for all the positive vibes, Aisling and the wisdom!" Enda

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The Story With Paddy

This stirring piece by Second Springer Estelle Birdy first appeared on a blog called Cunning Hired Knaves. Many thanks Estelle for eloquently articulating what is a reality for far too many women. Menopause can be a time when unresolved negative experiences that have been buried come back to the surface. If that is the case for you - please find help that works for you. See our Treatments section for some suggested approaches.

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We arrange gatherings for women to learn from expert speakers and from each other. Join us and be inspired, the atmosphere is always buzzy, relaxed and fun.

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Follow Your Dream

Preparing for My Second Spring

Preparing for My Second Spring

I conceived the idea of a website about the menopause early in February 2013. What a coincidence that it has taken me nine months to bring it to fruition and launch on 18th October 2013.

During my research, I learnt lots about the menopause, and here are some key findings:

  • Menopause is complete when we have had no periods for 12 months.
  • Most symptoms take place during perimenopause - the 4-8 years before menopause.
  • Only about 10% of women will need medical treatment for menopause symptoms.
  • 100% of women will benefit from positive lifestyle adjustments in areas such as diet, exercise and stress management.
  • If we have unresolved life issues we may have a more difficult menopause.
  • Osteoporosis is known as the silent disease - it comes upon us without warning symptoms.

During the website's 9 month gestation I also learned a lot about computers, website design, affiliate marketing, search engine optimisation, blogging and persevering. So if you've got any inkling to pursue a business, follow a dream or start again in any way, go ahead and take the first step today! You'll find lots of support here.

Aisling Grimley

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