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The To 50 and Beyond podcast is a weekly podcast hosted by Lori Massicot, that teaches you and inspires you to live an alcohol-free lifestyle later in life. For more information and show notes, please visit my website.

Aug 20, 2019

Episode 79

Anxiety + CBD Oil in Perimenopause with Meg Matthews

An icon of the nineties Brit Pop scene, Meg Mathews is a former music industry PR, events planner and designer turned entrepreneur and advocate for the menopause.

Meg is currently an online columnist for Red magazine and was named by the publication as one of their Top 20 Career Shifters in 2017. In November 2018, Meg was awarded the Inspiring Public Figure of the Year award by the Inspirational Leadership Trust.

For the past few years, Meg has continued her mission on female empowerment and supporting women through the menopause. 

Meg is the founder of Meg’s Menopause, an online community filled with resources and articles dedicated to help women through the menopause. 

Topics discussed: 

  • Meg’s journey through perimenopause and what she didn’t expect to go through
  • Meg talks about how she didn’t leave her home for three months because of how she felt
  • How Meg’s mom's osteoporosis and death led her to take better care of herself
  • Giving up alcohol and Meg’s decision to get sober 
  • Anxiety and anti-anxiety medication that Meg took for years 
  • Dread + fear in perimenopause 
  • How Meg discovered CBD Oil and was off her medication after three weeks
  • Meg explains CBD Oil and how she takes it 
  • Accepting the natural transition of menopause 
  • What Meg did to shift careers in the middle of life and why she chose to become an advocate for menopause

To find Meg: 

Megs Menopause Website 





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