Before Thanksgiving marked the beginning of the holiday shopping season, it was a time to pause, reflect, and feel thankful for the blessings we enjoyed over the past year.… Read More Finding Ways to Feel Thankful
Many midlife women seem to have given up on their dreams, and haven’t chosen to set new ones, because their checkered past is such an anchor. I’m not talking about an illegal or immoral history, but a history of undervaluing ourselves is just short of criminal. … Read More Checkered Past
Allow me to cull the wordiness and give you the bottom line: there are 10 foods/food groups encouraged on The MIND Diet and 5 we’re told to avoid… Read More The Answer to Better Brain Health May Be Your Fork!
I’m so thrilled to pay it forward by nominating the amazing Eugenia Russell Hargrove for the Sunshine Blogger Award! Be sure to follow her on Instagram: @theageofgrace; and check out her beautiful and always informative blog The Age of Grace. You’ll love her recent post The Fountain of Youth is Within Our Reach. Not only… Read More My Sunshine Blogger Nominee – Eugenia Russell Hargrove!
My friend and Forever Fierce Sister Amy Kennedy is one of the most loving and thoughtful women I know. She is always encouraging, always finding the bright side of any situation. Even this past winter when she slipped on ice and broke her ankle in multiple places, she was positive and upbeat. She’s a pro… Read More The Sunshine Blogger Award, Part One
But there you have it. I’m happy to report I succeeded, and I hope you’re incentivized to try something new and challenging. And I hope you blow the doors off of it!… Read More I Did It! My 75Hard Challenge and the Next Steps
What scares you? When I first started training with my neighbors, their American Ninja Warrior equipment scared me. As my neighbor, Michael, talked about all the crazy things we’d eventually be doing on this contraption it was a little tough trying to appear enthusiastic. What the heck had I gotten myself into? We didn’t start… Read More What Scares You?
Last week I was planning an IG post about being tough when life isn’t fair. And let’s be honest, life often isn’t. Whether we get hit with little jabs or a giant center punch, we may at times feel as though we are being bantered about by the waves of misfortune. Some of us can… Read More When Life Isn’t Fair
We talk about midlife being a beginning rather than an ending – an opportunity to refine, recharge or completely reinvent ourselves. We have the means to be really fierce and do some cool things at this stage of our lives. That got me thinking. . .do we really believe it? How many of us are… Read More When You Think of Midlife, Do You Feel Feeble or Fierce?
If you follow me on Instagram (@helengreenwell) you’ve seen a few posts and stories about the way I’ve been challenging myself with #75Hard. What the heck is this thing? First, a little background. I’m not a hard core workout fanatic. I use that term with admiration because I’ve seen the results of those who make… Read More What the Heck is This #75Hard Thing?