Are you between 40 and 65 years of age and interested in…
- Knowing more about health and well-being in midlife?
- Finally putting yourself at the top of your list and looking after your well-being?
- Mingling, socializing, interacting, and talking to other midlife women?
- Supporting and being supported by other women like you?
Then I believe you would be a good addition to the WHIM (Women’s Health In Midlife) Network and I would love it if you became a member and joined us.
We know the foundation for healthy living is good nutrition, physical exercise, and proper rest. But did you know that connecting with other human beings is just as important for our well-being? A study showed that lack of social connection is as bad for our health as being obese, having high blood pressure, and smoking. Another study showed that participants with stronger social relationships lived longer lives.
In 2018 the UK expanded the responsibilities of the Minister for Sport and Civil Society to address loneliness (whom some media then dubbed the “Minister for Loneliness”). Prime Minister Theresa May stated that
For far too many people, loneliness is the sad reality of modern life…I want to confront this challenge for our society and for all of us to take action to address the loneliness endured by the elderly, by carers, by those who have lost loved ones — people who have no one to talk to or share their thoughts and experiences with.
Most of us now live far from our extended families and depend on friends, communities, and neighborhoods to fill that gap. We tend to feel closer to those who are similar to us. That’s why I created the WHIM (Women’s Health In Midlife) Network, to bring together women of similar age going through similar changes in life.
Regardless how each WHIM Network member lives her life, our physiology—what our bodies and minds are going through at this stage of life—is very similar. We understand what other women our age are experiencing: we relate, we learn from each other, and we feel connected.
We have advice to give and take, suggestions to make and listen to. We have ideas! We tell anecdotes, we share funny stories, embarrassing stories, empowering stories, and we laugh together. We listen, we share, we help, we heal, and we make each other stronger, because that’s what women do when they get together and connect!
The WHIM (Women’s Health In Midlife) Network is a community of women in midlife who want to connect with other women, to know more about health, to adopt healthier lifestyles, to prevent disease, and to age healthily.
With the annual WHIM (Women’s Health In Midlife) Network membership you will enjoy:
- Free monthly live webinars
- On-demand access to recorded webinars
- Free monthly eNewsletter
- Access to a closed Facebook Group
- Discounted tickets for in-person events
I encourage WHIM (Women’s Health In Midlife) Network members to meet and connect outside the planned meetings and forge strong relationships with other members. And I hope you will!