Menopause at Work! Are women getting the support they need?

While every woman’s menopause is different, most women over 50 will have had symptoms that affect their work and for one in three women, those symptoms are severe! Did you know: Women are the fastest growing demographic in the jobs market. Eighty per cent of menopausal women are in work and in fact, around 4.3 […]

Hair loss – is there anything we can do about it anyway?

Having our hair ‘done’ should make us feel good. Haircuts and styles give us choices about how we express ourselves. Hair also protects our scalp from sunburn, so it’s not surprising that we may feel anxious and alarmed if our hair starts to thin.  This month I consider whether hair thinning, or hair loss in women is […]

The importance of caring for your skin – think of it as a third kidney

As we leave sunny, cold April and walk into the marvellous month of May, I’m hoping the weather will warm up a little, and I can shed a few layers.  So, this month, it’s all about… skin! Did you know: Our skin is the boundary that protects us from harmful microbes and the elements. It […]

The benefits of sleep – a good night’s rest and how to get one

Former Eastbourne teacher Jane Midwinter is the founder of HotWomenAtMenopause, an associate trainer with Henpicked: Menopause in the Workplace and is a menopause coach. She also writes articles on menopause for women and their employers. Jane’s monthly column, specially written for Eastbourne in Focus, offers accurate information and support for women and a better understanding of menopause for all. After losing an […]

Putting makers and artists in touch with their customers

The Makers Directory has launched with its first 100 listings of creatives, ranging from blacksmiths and milliners to painters and stone carvers, the new website provides a one-stop searchable directory of makers in this artistic part of Sussex. The mission of The Makers Directory is to encourage people to support, value and buy from local […]

Spring has sprung the time for hope and rebirth has arrived!

Former Eastbourne teacher Jane Midwinter is the founder of HotWomenAtMenopause, an associate trainer with Henpicked: Menopause in the Workplace and is a menopause coach. She also writes articles on menopause for women and their employers. Jane’s monthly column, specially written for Hastings in Focus, offers accurate information and support for women and a better understanding of menopause for all. Spring is upon […]

Reading for the children of Motcombe – the life changing power of books

Children at Motcombe Infant School will be welcomed back to class on Monday with a special recording made by their local MP. Eastbourne and Willingdon MP Caroline Ansell has been recorded reading the Giant Jam Sandwich for children at the school, all as part of World Book Day. The video will be shown to the […]

Can data be used to predict lottery numbers?

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