#416: What You Need to Know About Menopause to Easily Reframe and Make the Transition More Fulfilling with Dr. Suzanne Gilberg-Lenz

If You Are Ready to Reframe How You are Preparing for Menopause, You Should:

  1. Read Dr. Suzanne’s tips for going through a menopause Bootcamp
  2. Set intentions that embrace the fact that you get to choose how you experience menopause
  3. Open yourself up to every tool that is available to you through the right support networks for you

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Episode Summary

It is a true disservice that women are taught to dread aging, and that menopause is meant to be miserable. Perimenopause and beyond can be some of the best years in your body if you commit yourself to nourishing your body and self-care. All it takes is getting clear on the intentions that you set for this next chapter of your life and owning these years on your own terms.

Menopause Bootcamp with Dr. Suzanne Gilberg-Lenz

Dr. Suzanne Gilberg-Lenz is a nationally renowned doctor, expert, speaker, and advocate for integrative women’s health. A Diplomat of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dr. Suzanne has been involved in women’s empowerment and public education since 1996. A specialist in Ayurvedic, integrative, and holistic medicine, and the co-founder of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center’s Green Committee, she is deeply committed to promoting healing by involving individuals, families, communities, and the planet.

You Get to Decide What Menopause Looks Like

As we get older and our reproductive hormones shift, our bodies, lifestyles, mindset, and intentions also need to adjust. Despite what you may have heard, menopause is a time to take stock of your emotional, physical and mental well-being while also being open to making changes in your relationships, intentions, and boundaries.

Perimenopause, menopause, and beyond are really an opportunity to take a deep dive into who you want to be and who you want to become in this next chapter. By learning how to integrate powerful and sustainable solutions, you can overcome your symptoms, address your hormone issues, and step into this new phase of power.

Easy Tools that Make a Big Difference

Dr. Suzanne has dedicated her life’s work to helping women not only understand what is happening to their bodies during this change but also providing the support and safety to discuss this time of transition without judgment or dismissal. 

By creating an environment of support and learning from each other’s experience and expertise, the tools available to women going through this transition will only become more robust. Dr. Suzanne is a well of knowledge when it comes to simple and adaptable ways to bring natural healing practices into your daily routine in a way that will make you feel fully supported.

How are you defining who you become through your menopause adventure? Share your thoughts with me in the comments below!


“Because I have been very curious throughout my career and throughout my life and have really delved deeply into more than one way of how to do things, I am critically trying to assess that, and I wanted to share that.” (16:51)

“It’s not ‘woo’; it’s not magic, it’s science!” (27:30)

“This is a way for us to adopt a modern healing technique into our daily practices. And just that act of self-love is a political statement, frankly.” (32:15)

“If I want to appreciate who I am and love who I am and bring that love into the world, I need to be in my body and be okay with it.” (38:52)

“I think that the message is, we are very resilient, and change can be hard. But does it need to be as hard as it has been? No. When we are supported, we can get through hard things.” (42:35)

In This Episode

  • Why we need to lean on each other’s expertise and experience when solving health issues (14:22)
  • Questions to ask yourself and your practitioner when going through perimenopause and beyond (19:01)
  • Understanding the difference between rest and sleep and their importance (25:28)
  • How rituals like Ayurveda can help increase your healing options and menopause symptoms (28:44)
  • The importance of intention setting and sharing experiences and expertise during the menopause transition (33:53)

Resources Mentioned

The Essential Oils Menopause Solution by Dr. Mariza Snyder

Register for the Hormone Relief Summit Here

Menopause Bootcamp by Dr. Suzanne Gilberg-Lenz

Dr. Suzanne Website

Related Episodes

Essentially You Episode #384: How to Thrive and Be Red Hot Sexy During the Menopause Transition with Dr. Sharon Stills

Essentially You Episode #362: Why Women Over 40 Should Pay Special Attention to their Beliefs about Menopause with Susan Willson

Essentially You Episode #279: The Secret to Gliding Not Slamming Into Perimenopause and Beyond with Dr. Lakeischa, MD

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