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29 minutes | Sep 15, 2020
Success and Happiness after Divorce with Ellie Simone
When our guest divorced her first husband, she found herself a single mom struggling to provide for herself and her son. Her ex owned one of the largest towing companies in NY. a company she had helped him build. Instead of lingering in her self doubt and giving up, she started a towing company of her own, directly competing with his. Years later, he is out of business and hers is one of the biggest in the state. She talks to us about dating and finding yourself after divorce, being a successful woman in a male dominated business and most of all, continuing to find success and happiness after 40.
41 minutes | Sep 8, 2020
Overcoming Adversity to regain your physical health with Nicole Simonin
Our guest has overcome crippling physical limitations to not only regain her physical health but also inspire others to do the same. At 17 she was diagnosed with Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis. The grim diagnosis did not stop her from achieving the things she hoped to. She discovered ways to live with her chronic illness and go on to become a professional ballet dancer. Her ability to live through and past pain has allowed her to live a fulfilling life. She feels strongly that fitness played an essential role in her ability to overcome something that could have stopped her in her tracks. It has been a driving force in her life and one she wants to share with others. She believes strongly that your age, nor your physical limitations, can stop you from living a full, healthy, and happy life. Listen in as she talks about how she coaches women over 40 to discover a healthier lifestyle and live the life they dream of.
44 minutes | Sep 1, 2020
Leaving a Legacy Doing what you Love with Anne Deakter
Many of us go through life unsure of our purpose. We may know that we want to be a wife and a mother, or have a successful career, but still may feel as if something is missing. What is our true calling? How can we create a true impact? What legacy will we leave behind? Our guest, Anne Deakter helps us peel back the layers to discover our true calling and the destiny that still awaits us.
40 minutes | Aug 24, 2020
The Midlife Revolution- Embrace a life you love with Laura Rubin
Laura felt she had spent her entire life checking off boxes, living what society deemed the “perfect life”. She soon learned that there was more to her, and life than the path she was following. That is when she found her life’s calling, helping other women in midlife find their true passion. From that Midlife Revolution was born. She wanted to create a space that encourages and empowers others to not only dream but LIVE, the life they always imagined.
37 minutes | Aug 17, 2020
Preserving your family’s legacy by sharing their stories with Mila Johansen
Our guest, Mila Johansen is a professional director, playwright and writer. Her latest book outlines the story of her famous suffragette grandmother, Jessie Haver Butler. The powerful story celebrates the 100th anniversary of women getting the right to vote. Milas life was greatly impacted by her grandmother's legacy and she believes that there is so much we can learn from those that came before us. Listen in as she shares the impact her grandmother made and how she hopes to continue that legacy by empowering others to find strength and inspiration through their own stories.
42 minutes | Aug 10, 2020
Transforming your life through Yoga with Andrea Roozekrans
Our guest, Andrea Roozekrans became a yoga teacher at 50 after battling severe physical limitations that included 15 orthopedic surgeries. Despite the difficulties she faced, she was determined to reclaim her health and fitness to become stronger and healthier at 52 than she was in her 30’s and 40’s. She believes that yoga was the driving force in her transformation. She shares with us the many benefits it can provide and how implementing the practice in our own lives, can help us restore the vibrancy of our youth.
38 minutes | Aug 3, 2020
Healing your Mother Wound with Rev. Chelle
Who we are and how we love can be deeply rooted in how we were loved at the beginning of our lives. Especially by our mothers. Many of us carry pain and resentment with us into our later years, never effectively taking the steps to heal the wounds left by our relationships with our mother. If left unattended, the wounds of our childhood can fester and infect the relationships that are most important to us. Our special guest, Rev. Chelle discusses how we can move past the pain of our past and live a life that is more than we ever believed we deserved.
42 minutes | Jul 14, 2020
The Power of Story in Life & Business with Claire Hennessy
There is a transformational power to be found in the stories of our lives. They can have the power to heal and change lives, but many of us are hesitant to share ours with others. Some of us are ashamed of the life they have lived or simply believe that they have nothing interesting to impart. What we fail to realize, is that many people have walked a journey similar to ours and would feel empowered to know they are not alone. Our guest, Claire Hennesey is a writer, comedian, and storyteller. She started her company, Six Feet Apart Productions, to provide a platform for other artists to share their unique stories. She offers us how we can use our story to not only connect with others and but also heal ourselves.
41 minutes | Jul 8, 2020
How to advocate for Success for yourself and your children
As a child of immigrants, our guest Punam Saxena understands the work and effort that goes into realizing the American Dream. She learned early on that to be successful, whether it was in school, business or life, you needed to have someone advocating for your success. She has taught parents how to do that for their children’s educational needs. This week she talks to us about the importance of showing up the same way for ourselves. She believes that success is not something that is handed to you. It is something that we must work hard for and actively seek out opportunities for growth.
40 minutes | Jul 1, 2020
The Power of Mindset in Midlife with Bridgett Garratt and Colleen Ricci Rosenblum
Join me this week as I welcome my special guests, Bridgett Garratt and Colleen Ricci Rosenblum from the Hot Flashes and Cool Topics Podcast. We discuss how our bodies and minds change as we age, and what we can do to stay ahead of the ever-changing tide. We believe that the way you live, laugh and love has a profound impact on your mental and physical health. This is not your grandma’s middle age ladies and our age does not have to dictate what the rest of our lives look like.
39 minutes | Jun 23, 2020
The Power of Healing your Inner Child with Kathy Sanderson
Our past plays a significant part in how we live today. When we hold onto unhealthy emotions, it can have a detrimental effect on our physical and emotional wellbeing. Our special guest, Kathy Sanderson has experienced her share of heartache and trauma. She found renewed purpose when she was able to help other women navigate through their pain. She believes that it all begins with healing your inner child. The child whose needs were not met and who never truly dealt with the pain they experienced. Once we acknowledge that a part of that child still exists within us, the road of recovery can truly begin. Our past plays a significant part in how we live today. When we hold onto unhealthy emotions, it can have a detrimental effect on our physical and emotional wellbeing.
42 minutes | Jun 15, 2020
From Trauma to Truth- Life Beyond the Pain with Michelle Petitpas
After suffering a traumatic event that could have derailed her life, Michelle found that there was a purpose beyond her pain. She discovered strategies and coping mechanisms that allowed her to process the grief, despite the PTSD that lay in its wake. She was determined to take what she had learned and turn it into a purpose-driven life that could help others who suffered; particularly those in the healthcare industry. She wants to empower other women to find resilient joy in their journey.
40 minutes | Jun 9, 2020
Steps to Managing Anxiety in Difficult Times with Angela Accamondo
Each of us will deal with anxiety and stress during the course of our lives. For many, this may be a daily struggle and for most, it can be compounded by the things going on around us. If we don’t manage it properly, it can wreak havoc on the quality of our lives, both personally and professionally. It’s essential that we learn both the coping techniques to stop it in its tracks and the steps we can take to avoid adding to the stress we are already under.
38 minutes | Jun 1, 2020
Overcome 'Impostor Syndrome' and Live The Life You Desire
Despite the success we achieve, many of us find ourselves suffering from Imposter Syndrome, that collection of feelings that make us doubt our abilities and fear that others will certainly discover we are inadequate as we feel. Our guest, Joanna Ziemiewski, is a Transformational Coach and portrait photographer who helps women increase their confidence so they can show up with more visibility in their lives and in their business.
29 minutes | May 25, 2020
3 Battle Cries to Reclaim your Life
Our guest Julie Court is a motivational speaker and author. Her book, The Incredible Life Makeover helps people jump-start recovery when they find themselves in a difficult situation. She created 3 Battle Cries that help women overcome and manage stress and overwhelm and find their voice, resolve conflict, and call out the gift and treasure in others.
46 minutes | May 18, 2020
Life After Divorce- Finding your Voice
Each of us is gifted with a voice- the ability to speak, to share our truths, our pain, and our triumphs. For many, that gift is silenced by situations and people that we must break free from in order to regain our ability to speak up and speak out. Our guest, Wendy Sterling is a Divorce Rehab Specialist who works with her clients to rediscover their self-identity and discover a life that is full of purpose and promise.
24 minutes | Apr 20, 2020
Creating Story that Connects and Converts
Story is a simple yet powerful way for us to connect. It is something that we can each relate to and in a time where the world can feel out of alignment and disconnected, it is needed more than ever. If you choose the right words, whether you are writing or speaking them, you have the potential to create riveting imagery that resonates deeply with your audience. It doesn't matter what you are trying to create for those you want to serve- whether it is a product or a service. Always invest deeply in delivering an experience, one they will stay with them. Story has the power to create deep connections and turn Strangers into Raving Fans and Raving Fans into Life long advocates. I want to give you the steps to create your perfect story; story that can change your life & business.
31 minutes | Apr 8, 2020
Finding Balance in Mid-Life
Once most of us hit 40, we find our bodies and minds begin to make a huge shift. For women, our hormones start to shift dramatically before and during menopause, contributing to physical and emotional challenges. In order to continue living a full and productive life, we have to adapt accordingly. Mid-life expert Alice Edgerton shares some tips and advice for thriving in your 40’s, 50’s and beyond- physically, mentally and spiritually. She proves that this isn’t your grandma’s middle age. Oftentimes, if we take the right steps, it can be one of the most fulfilling and beautiful times in our lives, free from the expectations and pressure of our youth.
40 minutes | Mar 27, 2020
Maintaining Resilience and Connection during COVID-19 Crisis with Roxanne Derhodge
Mental Health and Wellness Specialist, Roxanne Derhodge, shares with us coping techniques that will help us manage crisis situations, like the one we are currently working through. As the far-reaching impact of the virus dominates the news and our minds, it is crucial that we minimize the anxiety and stress as much as we can. In addition to the overload of information that we are constantly being bombarded with, we can also start to feel disconnected from those around us. Being able to manage the overwhelm and stay connected to those around us, are crucial to staying ahead of the curve. Roxanne gives us practical advice and actionable steps that can help us in the weeks and months ahead.
45 minutes | Mar 17, 2020
Living Holistically- Small Changes that can save you time, money & your health
Our special guest, Jen James, shows us how to live holistically on a budget. The two do not always go hand in hand, as many times, the things that are good for us, also cost more. Jen shares some tips that not only save us money but our health and sanity in the process. She believes that a holistic lifestyle can improve your health, creates balance in your life and helps you achieve the highest potential for wellbeing for your body, mind and spirit. Jen offers practical advice and actionable steps that will set us on a path to wellness and wellbeing. Get your free e-Guide on Holistic Living and Working on a Budget : https://celestialyoga.activehosted.com/f/25
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