The older I get, the more I realize that those changes keep coming. Sometimes
they bring joy. Sometimes they bring sorrow. Sometimes, it’s a little of both.
Part of why I started Fierce Beyond 50 was to create a community for us to not
only embrace those changes together—the good, the bad and the ugly.
This past month, we explored some of the harder changes in life, a few
strategies for combating brain fog and mental fatigue, and the importance of
taking on new challenges that scare us a little bit.
HOW ONE WIDOW’S RITUALS HELPED HER NAVIGATE THE STAGES OF GRIEF
AND HEALING PROCESS
Grief and healing is a personal journey for everyone, especially after the loss
of a spouse. There is no one-size-fits all remedy. Journalist and speaker Meg
Cox shares how she leaned on rituals during the grieving process and what she's
learned from widowhood.
FITTING IN AND MAKING FRIENDS AFTER A MOVE
It's easy to feel untethered after a move to a new town. For women, it can be
especially difficult since we are so relationship-oriented and many times we
leave friends behind during relocation. I consider myself a pro at this, having
moved more than 20 times during my marriage. Here's what I've learned.
HOW TO IMPROVE MEMORY AND BOOST YOUR BRAIN AFTER FIFTY,
ACCORDING TO SCIENCE
There are lots of fun ways to boost your brain after fifty that don't involve
magic, including ballroom dancing and reading! Not that I needed an excuse to
buy ball gowns, sparkly shoes, and more books. Here are some proven mind-sharpening tips according to science.
WHAT TO EAT FOR BRAIN FOG, GUT HEALTH, AND MENTAL SHARPNESS
Having trouble focusing? Is your memory not what it used to be? Is it impossible
to stay organized? It might be a sign of aging, but it might be brain fog!
Here's how changes in your diet can help improve brain function
according to a dietitian. Because fog is only charming in the English
countryside with Mr. Darcy.
Join Marie Bostwick at Fierce Beyond Fifty, a lifestyle blog for women who are ready to
seize and celebrate their maturity and create lives of significance,
empowerment, and joy.
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