Episodes
I loved the conversation with this week's guest Anne Zuckerman. She started her first successful online  business in her 50’s and has continued to challenge herself and grow well into her 70’s, recently launching a new podcast called “Just Wanted to Ask”.     Anne shares with us her incredible life story about living with the attitude of “it’s possible”. She has proved to us all that staying open to what is possible, and challenging herself to keep learning, has been the key to her success...
Published 05/12/22
Published 05/12/22
In today's episode, the conversation is with speaker, fashion designer, and host of Menopause Whilst Black podcast, Karen Arthur. We chat about the menopausal journey and what we can learn from it as a necessary process to get us to our next chapter.  Her story shares a lot of similarities to my menopause journey.  In our discussion, we speak about the lessons and gifts that we are given throughout this process. Karen shares her midlife “crisis” that began with the exit from a 28-year career...
Published 04/27/22
Today's episode is with Julie Foucht, a Feminine Marketing Expert who teaches how to market without hustle, grind, or force.  We delve into understanding feminine energy, how it evolves, and how we can use it in our personal lives and businesses.  We talk about how women have been taught to operate like men and how it's actually doing us a huge disservice.  In this intriguing conversation, Julie teaches us how learning to harness higher feminine energy in how we approach and make decisions...
Published 04/21/22
The episode today is kicking ass and shifting the menopause culture forward.  Midlife women will not be put out to pasture with all of the wisdom and experience we have acquired.  Our guest, Rachel Lankester joins us in a discussion about exploring the evolutionary reasons for and the magnificence of menopause.  We talk about claiming our positions of power as leaders in our careers and communities, showing young girls and women a new way through midlife.   This is an uplifting and...
Published 04/14/22
Today we have Robin Joy, JOY Architect, Molecular Geneticist, TEDx Speaker, Author & Lunch & Life Talk Show Co-Host who teaches women self-love, self-mastery, and how to crack the JOY code to create a JOY lifestyle. We’re talking all about fear and how to move past it to create a life you love. Robin shares her tips and strategies for leaning into your fears and moving through them to find joy on the other side.   If you are considering making any change in your life butare feeling...
Published 04/07/22
In this episode we are chatting with nationally recognized wealth management advisor, author, and speaker, Kim Curtis about retirement and how to make our money work to create the life we want to live. For a lot of women, thinking about life after retirement can feel overwhelming, others fear it and some don’t even think about it until they are in it. Kim’s mission is to get women comfortable with their money situation so they can focus on creating their lives and living on purpose. In this...
Published 04/02/22
She’s joyful, talented, and oh so funny. This podcast was so much fun to record. My guest today is the multi-talented Wendy Farha who found her true gift for making people laugh through her greatest adversity. Not once but twice. Wendy shares how her midlife dreams of being a missionary on the beaches of Hawaii were detoured when she received life-altering news that steered her on a completely different path.  She re-enforces the important lesson of living every day as if it's your best...
Published 03/24/22
I hate the whole concept of antiaging. It's almost like getting older is some kind of human failure. However, I am a huge proponent of aging well to have the energy and vitality to live your best life well into old age. In today's episode, I chat with Zora Benhamou, who is a gerontologist and host of the “Hack your Age” podcast. Zora studies evidence-based techniques that slow the aging process to defy our age. We talk about the impacts of sleep, stress, nutrition,  movement as well as mental...
Published 03/16/22
In today's episode, I chat with Suzanne Pool, a Women’s Sexual Empowerment Coach, author, and speaker who helps women find success and abundance in life, and business through prioritizing their pleasure. Suzanne shares her personal transition from a celibate, career-obsessed existence to purposeful and abundant life through sexual pleasure. We chat about why pleasure is important, how it impacts self-esteem, and how finding your sexy success can literally change your life.  Suzanne inspires...
Published 03/03/22
If you've ever been in the dating pool in midlife you know that it can be challenging. I definitely have had my share of bad dating stories. Today's guest, Lisa Copeland, is an expert over-50s dating coach.  She shares her winning formula for helping midlife women find a quality man. We talk about “chemistry”, having the right dating mindset, creating your quality man template, as well as, both spiritual and practical dating tips.  This is an eye-opening conversation that will have you...
Published 02/24/22
Oftentimes, we hear these stories of other people finding their purpose in life and it sounds so grand, and they are making a ton of money from it.  When the truth is, though that may very well be for them, that's not exactly how you may find your life's purpose.  Finding purpose in midlife isn't necessarily connected to material gains. It's all about becoming the best version of you. I discovered a process that worked for me and has helped clients tune into themselves to find their...
Published 02/12/22
After finding out her husband of 22 years was having an affair and being thrown into singlehood in her late 40’s, Laura Friedman Williams set out on a path of unknowing self-discovery through dating and sex.  As the author of “Available: A Memoir of Sex and Dating After a Marriage Ends”, Laura discovered a midlife sexual mojo she didn’t even know she had. This is a beautiful story of awakening, empowerment, and reclaiming herself through the exploration of her deepest...
Published 02/02/22
Gratitude and meditation are two practices that have made a huge difference in my own life. I would even go so far as to say they’ve been life-changing.  Today’s guest Lori Saitz is the CEO of Zen Rabbit and host of the podcast “FINE is a 4-Letter Word.” She shares with us her journey to understanding the power of meditation and gratitude and why she now teaches others to do the same. In this episode, we chat about how we allow busy thoughts to clutter our minds and keep us from acknowledging...
Published 01/27/22
In this episode, we explore the definition of sexuality and our relationship with it with Dr. Juliana Hauser, a licensed marriage and family therapist and expert in the field of sexual health. I will be honest; going into this interview I had a very different perspective on what it meant to explore your sexuality meant and was very curious to find out how Dr. Juliana’s work impacted midlife women’s lives. By the end of our conversation, I understood how our sexuality is linked to...
Published 12/02/21
Today we're talking about money and more specifically your relationship with it with finance expert Connie Vanderzanden.   We all relate to our money through some level of past conditioning and programming that can impact how our money works or doesn’t work for us. Becoming aware of our perceptions of money can help us create the financial outcome we want. We also talk about how our conditioning as women can also hold us back from financial success. I come clean on my own past relationship...
Published 11/25/21
This is a fun and high energy episode with Sisters Abby Rodman, psychotherapist, and Julie Howard beauty/trend expert cohosts on the Sisters Cracking Up Podcast for midlife women,    We talk about all the pet peeves of midlife from beauty and aging, empty nest, divorce, switching careers to finding ourselves and living our best lives. And collectively we agreed that the biggest pet peeve is not being recognized for the hard-earned wisdom and life experience. This is a fabulous conversation...
Published 11/18/21
This week we turn the podcast spotlight to an incredible story of resilience and triumph with disabled army veteran, entrepreneur, and philanthropist Major Jas Boothe.  Having survived a military career-ending illness, depression, and homelessness all while navigating single motherhood Jas dug deep to find a way to turn each tragedy into triumph. Instead of allowing her life experience to get her down, instead, she asked - "What's next?" and started her own non-profit, ‘Final Salute Inc’...
Published 11/11/21
This week on the podcast we get into the “woo" in a conversation with my personal spiritual mentor Kisma Orbovich. We talk about trusting the power source within us to create the life we dream about. We all have the power to change our experience and create the life we want but we haven’t been taught how to tap into it.  We talk about the spiritual power of decisions and taking action which have both been game-changers in my own life.    Midlife can often be a very spiritual journey for some...
Published 11/04/21
As much as we talk about midlife reinvention on the podcast; And we've had some pretty amazing guests. I am so excited to share this conversation with June Morrow who has reinvented herself time and time again over the course of her life.  From lap dancer, to an author, to journalist, and now business coach with many stops in between. She is not afraid to follow her heart and begin again.     So many of us think about what it would be like to chase our dreams and follow our hearts but few of...
Published 10/29/21
In this conversation, Alexandra Pope and Sjanje Hugo Wurlitzer of Red School talk about a different perspective of menopause as not a physical betrayal but rather an awakening to new and different dimensions of you. Our bodies hold so much wisdom and through our menstrual cycle and menopause, we can tap into our innate wisdom to create sustainably vibrant health, unlock our true potential, and reclaim our natural powers as a woman. This is an enlightening episode that is sure to leave you...
Published 10/21/21
Is midlife too late to find success in following your passion? Can you be a compelling singer/ songwriter and a gynecologist at the same time? Today's guest shows us that you absolutely can and it's never too late. In this episode, I speak with Dr. Kristina Dervaitis about daring to follow your passion in mid-life.  Kristina is a board-certified OB/GYN turned singer-songwriter in a transition that she describes as both terrifying and exhilarating. With a very busy and successful medical...
Published 10/14/21
If you’re ready to change the world through a philanthropic voice, then this is the episode for you.  We sit down with Rebecca Powers, founder of Impact Austin to discuss her journey from heartache to healing.  By following her instincts and trusting her gut, Ms. Powers discovered joy by taking a leap of faith that led to finding her own philanthropic voice that inspired other women in her community.  In this discussion we learn: How one woman’s journey from heartache to healing...
Published 10/07/21
Who wants to infuse friendships, life’s grounding lessons, and gather around a campfire in the spirit of fun to (re)discover who you want to be as you "grow up"?  Does such a space even exist?  The answer is yes.    Tammi Leader, after a 30-year career as an award-winning television producer, found herself a divorced single mom, burned out and no longer feeling fulfilled by her career and she knew it was time to reimagine her life.    Remembering back to the fun and community of her childhood...
Published 09/29/21
Are you a professional woman in her fifties and sixties that has been divorced for a couple of years and feel stuck? Done with the legal stuff? Done with the financial stuff? What now? Martha Bodyfelt is a divorce coach that helps incredible women in their 50s and 60s gain control and orchestrate their life after divorce by helping get out of their "stuck" pattern so they can be even more incredible and continue to kick ass. In this episode, Martha discusses how successful women can...
Published 09/17/21