Discover the incredible possibilities of the female brain in midlife, redefine the menopause and access your most vital, confident and wise phase yet.
'This is an important book. I want all women to read it. I wish I had read it years ago!' Jane Fonda
Midlife doesn't have to mean crisis, chaos or confusion. In fact, research shows that women become happier with every decade of their lives. Discover the incredible possibilities of the female brain during the second half of life, redefine the perimenopause and menopause, and access your most vital, confident phase yet.
Bestselling author and clinical professor of psychiatry Dr Louann Brizendine dives deep into how the female brain changes for the better during midlife and debunks myths and misinformation to create a revolutionary new framework for this life stage. Packed full of real-life examples, accessible scientific studies and practical advice, The Upgrade shows you how to unlock power, clarity and a profound sense of purpose. You'll discover how to:
* find freedom and self-confidence with your neurobiology, explained in an approachable way
* see hormones as a positive influence on your cognition, memory and mood
* protect yourself from dementia and increase longevity and wellbeing
* change the conversation in culture about midlife and, more importantly, change the conversation in your own head to reclaim this time in your life
It's time to embrace and step purposefully into a more authentic powerful version of YOU, full of wisdom, stability and courage.