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Midlife is generally seen as the beginning of the end and life only goes downhill from here. Join mother of four, Karen O’Connor, each Wednesday morning as she talks to her guests about the issues and challenges facing women in midlife. If you are struggling with peri-menopause, menopause, an empty nest, changing relationships, getting back into the workforce, or are worried about your financial future, this show is for you.

Midlife is generally seen as the beginning of the end and life only goes downhill from here. Join mother of four, Karen O’Connor, each Wednesday morning as she talks to her guests about the issues and challenges facing women in midlife. If you are struggling with peri-menopause, menopause, an empty nest, changing relationships, getting back into the workforce, or are worried about your financial future, this show is for you.

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United States

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Midlife is generally seen as the beginning of the end and life only goes downhill from here. Join mother of four, Karen O’Connor, each Wednesday morning as she talks to her guests about the issues and challenges facing women in midlife. If you are struggling with peri-menopause, menopause, an empty nest, changing relationships, getting back into the workforce, or are worried about your financial future, this show is for you.

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English


Episodes

(Part two) How to be in a healthy, happy relationship! with Dr Thomas Jordan

6/28/2022
On this episode I am joined by clinical psychologist and psychoanalyst Dr. Thomas Jordan who shares his fascinating insight into relationships and love. We discuss how to overcome unhealthy habits, toxic patterns and ultimately, psychological barriers that are inhibiting you from achieving your dream love life. Find out more here: https://www.mmmpodcast.me/ep136

Duration:00:38:29

How To be In A Healthy, Loving Relationship, with Dr Thomas Jordan

6/21/2022
Join clinical psychologist and psychoanalyst Dr. Thomas Jordan and I as we discuss the root cause of toxic, unhealthy relationships. Dr. Jordan explains how we can overcome negative patterns and beliefs around relationships. Listen to this insightful and fascinating podcast to learn about how you can achieve your dream love life. Find out more here: https://www.mmmpodcast.me/ep135

Duration:00:42:48

Why budgeting doesn’t work; get your finances under control WITHOUT doing a budget! with Sherri Dumbrell

6/14/2022
Money expert, Sherri Dumbrell, firmly believes that trying to create your financial future from a budget is quite possibly the worst thing you can do. Come and find out how to stop living from pay cheque to pay cheque and get on top of your finances without the whole lot of pain that goes with budgeting. Find out more here: https://www.mmmpodcast.me/ep134

Duration:00:48:11

The Embarrassing Problem No One Wants To Talk About with Kate Hooper and Allison Bryant

6/7/2022
Weak pelvic floor muscles can cause so many problems but overly strong and tense pelvic floor muscles can cause just as many problems. There are rows and rows of laxatives available at the supermarket yet a large proportion of constipation problems are caused (or started) by muscular problems not digestive issues. And it's relatively easy to resolve those problems if you know how. Find out more here: https://www.mmmpodcast.me/ep133

Duration:00:42:45

The BEST way to look after your skin and hair during menopause with Dr Shyamalar Gunatheesan

5/31/2022
For many years now, I've thought of dermatologists as doctors who give you creams for skin conditions. Apparently, that's not true. Join me and Dr Shyamalar Gunatheesan of ODE Dermatology to find out what we can actually do to help our skin (and hair and nails!) as it ages without resorting to surgery, creams or prolonged treatments at the salon. Find out more here: https://www.mmmpodcast.me/ep132

Duration:00:37:25

Why does it seem like there’s a motherhood elite that makes some mothers put others down?

5/23/2022
"Mother's Day is for real mothers. You're not a real mother because you didn't actually give birth to your child, you lost it before it was born." What constitutes a "real" mother? And why, in this age of supposed equality, careers and life choices, do women (and men!) have to justify their decision not to have children? Join us as we consider three questions in this episode: how (and why) some mothers put a lot of effort into gaslighting other mothers, why we might want to bring children...

Duration:00:51:57

Why Period Pains Are NOT Normal with Alexis Wolfe, CEO Endometriosis Australia

5/17/2022
Most women are used to the fact that once a month they - or someone they know - is incapacitated for a few days because of the "discomfort", it's "normal", "all part of being a woman", "just the way things are. Unfortunately, it's not. We shouldn't be allowing ourselves, our daughters and friends to struggle with monthly pain because the pain is very likely to be a symptom of something much more serious than "monthly problems" Find out more here: https://www.mmmpodcast.me/ep130

Duration:00:42:01

Why You Need To Give Up Alcohol with Jo-Anne Bowyer

5/10/2022
When Jo-Anne Bowyer and Lauren Lakin took stock of their lives, they realised that they were way too dependant on alcohol to "relax" and "wind down" and made the decision to stop drinking alcohol. But they quickly realised that there was nothing drinkable to replace their beloved cocktails, so they set about creating their own, the fabulously irreverent Smug AF Cocktails. Find out more here: https://www.mmmpodcast.me/ep129

Duration:00:33:38

How to give up alcohol and still have a social life with Rachael Layton

5/3/2022
If you've thought you need to cut down the alcohol or even give up altogether for a while, you need to listen to this. Alcohol coach, Rachael Layton, explains why it's a good idea to cut down and how to do it in the face of no agreement. Find out more here: https://www.mmmpodcast.me/ep128

Duration:00:39:02

The FASTEST Way To A Superfit Pelvic Floor with Angela James

4/26/2022
Think strengthening your pelvic floor is just about incontinence and prolapses? Did you know that a weak pelvic floor can have a seriously negative impact on your ability to have and enjoy sex? In both men and women. Find out more here: https://www.mmmpodcast.me/ep127

Duration:00:39:55

How To Stop Blaming Yourself For Everything

4/19/2022
There's a tiny gap between allowing people to fully express themselves and not making it mean anything and feeling like you're being a door mat. Find out how to stop taking responsibility for other people's stuff. Find out more here: https://www.mmmpodcast.me/ep126

Duration:00:36:57

How to deal with stress and trauma

4/5/2022
It seems that so many people and teachings tell us that if our lives were perfect, we'd be happy all the time and that is what we should aim for. How would life be different if we stopped making 'negative' feelings such as anger or sadness wrong and instead accepted them as a necessary part of our existence? Join us for this deep dive into stress, trauma and how positivity is toxic. Find out more here: https://www.mmmpodcast.me/ep125

Duration:00:38:24

How women are written out of history with Rahaleh Nassri

3/29/2022
If a man is forthright and takes charge of a situation, he's called a leader. If a woman does the same thing, she's called bossy at best or something like "a b*ll breaker" at worst. In this episode, I find out about some of these Violent Femmes, these women "who were brave, bold, and ingenious, yet are mostly remembered for their brutality or villainy, if at all." Find out more here: https://www.mmmpodcast.me/mmm_ep123

Duration:00:34:07

Why ”Core” Exercises Don’t Exercise Your Core with Angela James

3/22/2022
What we call "core" classes are generally about getting a flat stomach or ripped abs, they're not actually exercising our true core muscles, partly because we don't know how to recognise or connect to them. Physiotherapist Angela James, explains the implications of this. Find out more here: https://www.mmmpodcast.me/ep122

Duration:00:37:56

How The Medical Profession Downplays Women’s Diseases with Gabrielle Jackson

3/15/2022
'Women are in pain, all through their bodies; they're in pain with their periods, and while having sex… And many are so, so tired … But women's pain is all too often dismissed, their illnesses misdiagnosed or ignored.' Guardian journalist, Gabrielle Jackson, talks to us about her research into, and personal experience of, Endometriosis. Find out more here: https://www.mmmpodcast.me/ep121

Duration:00:31:44

Painful Periods Are NOT Normal with Sarah Thomson

3/8/2022
Sarah Thomson had painful periods as soon as she began menstruating and it only got worse over the years. Join us as she shares her story, the problems she had with the medical system, being ignored as well as getting a diagnosis, plus surgeries gone wrong, and how having endometriosis impacts her life. 1 in 10 women suffers with Endometriosis yet it takes on average more than 6 years to be diagnosed and costs every woman with the disease approximately $30,000 a year* in lost wages and...

Duration:00:33:24

How To Solve The Unmentionably Leaky Problem with Herschel Peddicord III

3/1/2022
More than 60 million women in the US alone suffer from bladder leakage problems... and they're just the ones who admit to having a problem... We talk about the latest research and a new solution to this huge problem. Find out more here: https://www.mmmpodcast.me/ep119

Duration:00:46:04

How To Win Every Argument with Ryan O’Connor

2/22/2022
Do you ever wonder why some people seem to get their own way all the time and win every argument? Find out why and also how easy it is to do when you know how. Find out more here: https://www.mmmpodcast.me/ep118

Duration:00:45:59

The dark side of positivity with Louise Pieri

2/15/2022
The difference between supporting someone and gaslighting them. Louise Pieri explains the dark side of "Everything always works out for the best" and the toxic positivity that can go with always looking on the bright side of things. Find out more and read Lousie's article here: https://www.mmmpodcast.me/ep117

Duration:00:41:25

The Secrets of a Successful Separation with Nicole Jevtovic

2/8/2022
Nikki Jevtovic has two absolute pearls of wisdom regarding separation and divorce to share in this podcast: 1. MEDIATE! TALK! DON'T COMMUNICATE THROUGH LAWYERS' LETTERS, and 2. Get legal advice BEFORE you start to go down ANY legal path, divorce or otherwise. Find out why. Connect with us here: https://www.mmmpodcast.me/ep116

Duration:00:40:58