One thing every woman 35+ should know about her moods

I have a quick personal story today, that I think can help you.

Once I hit age 35, I started to feel noticeably more anxious every month during the second half of my cycle (i.e. the Luteal Phase, as it’s technically called.) Things that weren’t a big deal in the past, all of a sudden got blown out of proportion as I noticed my mood sensitivity was way more sensitive.

Knowing what I know about hormones, I chalked it up to my naturally declining estrogen levels, and took the necessary steps to help rebalance. This theory was proved true once I got pregnant, when my estrogen naturally increased I started feeling so mellow. No more anxiety.


Why am I sharing this with you? Because I don’t think aging and hormones is talked about  enough prior to menopause. There’s an unspoken belief that we should just function the same decade after decade until we hit the big M (menopause), which simply isn’t true.

The fact is, your hormones shift as you age, and so do your moods.

If you’re noticing your body acting differently as you enter into your mid-to-late 30s, what I want you to know is that it’s totally normal. I also want you to know that you actually have more control than you think over how your symptoms show up. It doesn’t have to be a struggle.

In my premium training program, the WomanCode System, I take women through the exact steps I took with food and lifestyle to get my hormonal balance in check across my life cycle.

Today, I want to give you a bit of a sneak preview of that formula so that you can start taking the right steps, no matter how old you are.

Here are a few key questions to ask yourself if you’re dealing with mood changes at any age:

Are you eating quality fats? Did you know that quality fats are the building blocks of many of your hormones and can also help with mood stabilization? Healthy fats include avocado, olive oil, coconut oil, nuts, seeds, fish oil, and animal protein. Beware of fats like canola oil and other hydrogenated vegetable oils that increase your Omega-6’s and decrease your Omega-3 balance.

Are you caring for your adrenals? Your adrenal glands which manage your stress response tend to get worn out as you get older, which means they need even more love and attention. One of my favorite supplements for adrenal health is vitamin B5. (The entire adrenal protocol is outlined in the WomanCode System.)

Are you putting too much pressure on yourself? Keeping up with a killer pace of life is not actually going to get you anywhere faster. It will only burn you out. Where in your life can you set healthy boundaries that allow for more time in your self-care? How can you be more gentle with yourself – i.e. in your exercise routine, work schedule, or social life?

Take a moment to jot down at least one action step you can take to better support your moods and share it with us in the comments below!

I also hope you’ll join me next week for my exclusive webinar:

Your Happiness is in Your Hormones: How to treat your anxiety, depression, and mood-swings naturally.

with Alisa Vitti Thursday October 9th @ 1 pm & 9 pm EST

October Webinar

It’s time we stop blaming everything on PMS! Mood issues are a real hormonal symptom and something that you want to address naturally – just like cramps or your fertility.

More and more women are being prescribed Prozac and Xanax to adjust their mood because of being stressed, anxious, depressed and unhappy. The reality is, as long it’s not a clinical neurochemical imbalance and if you catch it early enough, there is no need to go down the route of medication. It’s actually simple and easy to treat your moods naturally and feel happy!

As I teach in my premium training program, the WomanCode System, it’s actually simple to treat your moods naturally and feel happy!

Join me in a complimentary live class in which we’ll cover:

  • The 3 underlying causes for anxiety, depression, and mood-swings
  • How to balance serotonin and dopamine naturally
  • Adrenal fatigue, how it affects your mood, and what to do about it
  • How your mood is supposed to shift across the 4 phases of your cycle
  • Alisa’s natural prescription for mood enhancement: the essential foods and supplements to start taking now

 Click here to save your spot!

To your happiness,



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