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  • Writer's pictureLauren Chiren

Nourishing Change: Mel's Journey in Menopause Coaching and Nutrition

In the realm of women's health, particularly in menopause awareness, the journey of transformation and empowerment is often a personal one.


As a global speaker and expert in this field, I've had the privilege of witnessing many such journeys. Today, I want to share Mel's story, a graduate of our CPD certified Menopause Coach Programme, whose journey intertwines the power of nutrition and menopause coaching.



Mel's Ascent: From Nutrition Coach to Menopause Specialist


Mel's journey began during the lockdown when she trained as a nutrition coach.


Her desire to specialise in menopause coaching stemmed from a deep-seated passion for helping women navigate this crucial stage of life. "I knew I wanted to work with women going through menopause and also gain additional coaching skills," Mel recounts.


Her search for a comprehensive programme led her to our Menopause Coach diplopma, where she found a perfect synergy between her existing skills and the new ones she sought to acquire.


The Power of Live Interaction and Comprehensive Learning


What set our programme apart for Mel was the live, interactive nature of the course, conducted weekly on Zoom with a close-knit group of fellow learners.


"I loved the weekly interaction with the rest of the group," Mel shares.


This format allowed for an immersive learning experience, covering all aspects of health related to menopause, not just nutrition. Guest speakers brought diverse perspectives, enriching the learning experience further.


Growth Through Practical Application


A crucial aspect of our programme is its emphasis on practical application.


Mel's experience working with practice clients was transformative. "Seeing the transformation over the 7-week period in both my clients gave me such a buzz," she reflects.


This hands-on approach is vital in our training, ensuring that our graduates don't just learn theoretically but also understand how to apply these learnings effectively.


Launching a New Venture: Menopause and Nutrition Coaching


The culmination of Mel's journey with us is the launch of her own menopause and nutrition coaching business.


"As a result of this course, I have now started my own business," she states proudly.


Her venture is a testament to the confidence and skills gained through our program, enabling her to offer specialized services like The Menopause Plan and bespoke nutrition programs.


The Role of Mentorship and Peer Support


Mel's growth was significantly bolstered by the mentorship and support she received throughout the course.


"Having coaching sessions from Lauren herself really helped me move forward in my own journey as a coach," she acknowledges.


Additionally, the camaraderie and mutual learning among peers played a crucial role in her development.


"We have all learned so much from each other," Mel adds, highlighting the collaborative nature of the learning process.



A New Passion in Midlife


Mel's story is not just about professional development; it's about discovering a new passion in midlife.


"I feel I have found a new passion and skill in my own midlife," she says. Her enthusiasm for continuous learning and supporting other women through their menopause journey is both inspiring and contagious.


Empowering Others Through Knowledge and Support


Mel's journey is a shining example of how our Menopause Coach Programme empowers individuals to make a significant difference in the lives of others. It's about more than just acquiring knowledge; it's about developing the confidence and skills to apply this knowledge effectively.


Her story resonates with many who seek to find their calling in supporting women's health, particularly during menopause.


If you're inspired by Mel's story and wish to embark on a similar journey of transformation and empowerment, our Menopause Coach Program might be the stepping stone you need.


Join us and be part of a community dedicated to enhancing women's health and well-being during menopause.


Thanks for reading!


I'm Lauren, CEO & Founder of Women of a Certain Stage.


With my team, we support employers to become menstruation to menopause savvy & supportive through training, talks and toolkits and we certify Menopause Champions and Menopause Coaches.


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