Episode 128: How to be a glorious broad with Maryjane Fahey

Maryjane Fahey

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Maryjane Fahey is a creative director, writer, storyteller, published author, and founder of Glorious Broads. Her mission is to inspire older women to live full authentic lives with no limitations. And younger women to live free of fear of getting older. This is a funny and inspiring conversation about how to be a glorious broad!

We talk about:

  • Ageism and how it impacts healthcare
  • The insidious intersection of sexism and ageism
  • Giving women great examples of older women
  • Finding glorious broads around New York
  • Reducing the fear around ageing
  • Deciding to go grey
  • The power of acceptance
  • Reinventing ourselves multiple times
  • Doing the work to enable an authentic, limitless life
  • Enjoying great sex as we age
  • The other great things that come with age

And more!

Find out more about Maryjane:

Maryjane’s website: gloriousbroads.com

Instagram | Facebook

Book mentioned in the interview: Better Sex Through Mindfulness: How Women Can Cultivate Desire

In the podcast, Maryjane makes reference to a TV show called “Better Things” which is available in the UK on BBC iPlayer.

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Episode 99: Upgrading the menopause conversation with Clarissa Kristjansson

Clarissa Kristjansson is a Mindfulness and Menopause expert, author of The Mindful Menopause, and host of the brilliant Thriving Thru Menopause podcast. She’s on a mission to change the way women approach menopause and aging. The last time we got together, we had such a brilliant conversation, on her podcast, I just had to share her with you. We both get quite hot under the collar about a lot of the same issues.

We talk about:

  • How Clarissa got so passionate about menopause
  • Why it’s so important to take a holistic approach to menopause
  • The importance of mindfulness when it comes to a good menopause experience
  • What annoys Clarissa about the prevailing narratives surrounding menopause
  • The myths around menopause
  • How women can be proactive and not just reactive about their menopause experience
  • The use of data when it comes to menopause
  • Understanding and contextualizing data presented
  • Menopause at work
  • Sexism and ageism and their insidious intersection
  • The female brain drain in midlife
  • Making work work better for women, especially older ones
  • Clarissa’s top tips for thriving through menopause

And more!

Find more about Clarissa:

Clarissa’s website: clarissakristjansson.com

Instagram | Twitter

Clarissa’s book: The Mindful Menopause: The Secret to Balance, Vitality and Clarity Through The Change

Listen to her podcast: Thriving Thru Menopause

Organizations which have lists of produce most susceptible to hazardous pesticides mentioned on the podcast:

Environmental Working Group

Pesticide Action Network UK

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