We’ve grown up with Patsy Kensit, from her childhood debut in an advert for Bird’s Eye frozen peas, to her successful acting career. And let’s not forget the Cool Britannia years with Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher. Now 51, she reveals how menopause made her feel she was losing her mind.

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Karen is a fashion designer, stylist, speaker, sewing tutor and all-round powerhouse. A key figure in the drive to increase awareness of diversity in menopause, she is an inspiration to all women
Businesswoman Jeanette has held global senior positions with companies including Kate Spade and the Ford Motor Company. Menopause coincided with a new job in a new country, with symptoms causing work anxiety and the most painful resignation of her corporate life
Cally is a comedian and has held senior positions at some of the biggest media companies in the world, including MTV Comedy Central. She was responsible for shows like South Park and SpongeBob SquarePants. For her, menopause has been the catalyst for some of her best life decisions.
Cyan writes for magazines including Red, Good Housekeeping and Cosmopolitan. As someone who is interested in women’s issues, she’s curious about her mother Ro’s menopause experience. They discuss how things have changed - for the better - for Cyan’s generation.
Dr Stephanie Goodwin is one of MPowered Women’s medical experts, and is a GP and British Menopause Society specialist. She has a private practice in London and works at Guys Hospital specialist menopause clinic. For her, midlife is fun and empowering - especially when she's singing jazz.
Liz Earle MBE is the UK’s leading wellbeing entrepreneur. Founder of the award winning Liz Earle Beauty, she is a TV presenter and bestselling author of over 35 books on a range of health, beauty and wellbeing topics. She also has her own Liz Earle Wellbeing magazine.
Dr Shahzadi Harper is a menopause and wellbeing doctor specialising in optimising women’s health at The Harper Clinic, on London’s Harley Street. Her perimenopause journey has been challenging, but now she says she’s regained her power and has never been so proud to be a woman.
Rebecca Booth MD is a US gynaecologist and obstetrician, and the co-founder of VENeffect anti-ageing skincare. She has practiced medicine for over 30 years, and been featured in, amongst others, The Oprah Magazine and Good Housekeeping. She refers to the menopause as her ovarian retirement plan, and says the key is for women to support each other through it.
Sky News presenter Kay Burley is the longest-serving newsreader on British television, with experience ranging from covering the Paris attacks in 2015 to interviewing Prime Minister Boris Johnson. She discusses her hot sweats and how exercise keeps her feeling her midlife best
A pioneer of Pilates in the UK, and CEO of Ten Health & Fitness, Joanne is passionate about the power of exercise and wellbeing to help with menopausal symptoms. Stressed and blindsided by perimenopause when she was 44, she’s determined that other women should better informed and prepared than she was.
Novelist Linda Grant has written some of our favourite books, including her latest, A Stranger City. For Linda, menopause was not a huge drama, and she wants other women to know that it might actually be ok.
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