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Celebrating the potential of women in midlife, getting real about the challenges we face, and addressing all the things that keep us from living the fullness of our lives. Hosted by Peggy Haymes, ordained minister, Licensed Professional Counselor and author.

Celebrating the potential of women in midlife, getting real about the challenges we face, and addressing all the things that keep us from living the fullness of our lives. Hosted by Peggy Haymes, ordained minister, Licensed Professional Counselor and author.
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Celebrating the potential of women in midlife, getting real about the challenges we face, and addressing all the things that keep us from living the fullness of our lives. Hosted by Peggy Haymes, ordained minister, Licensed Professional Counselor and author.

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English

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Episodes

Stay curious, my friend

10/22/2019
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Episode Notes When things don't go right, do you use it as information - or as a weapon for beating yourself up? In this episode we consider the power of staying curious. Need some support and encouragement for the journey? You can sign up for a weekly Monday Morning Manna email at www.heartcallings.com/manna. Find out more at https://making-midlife-matter.pinecast.co

Duration:00:27:42

What if you have to start over?

10/13/2019
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Episode Notes Join my Facebook group Heart Callings to share your own story of starting over. Check out www.HeartCallings.com/manna for help in starting your week, every week. Find out more at https://making-midlife-matter.pinecast.co

Duration:00:18:28

What's Your Story?

7/6/2019
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Episode Notes Sometimes the stories that define our lives are given to us by others. Sometimes we create them ourselves. Either way, what's your story? Is your story helping you create and live the life you want? Or is it time for a change? For more resources for making that change, go to https://www.heartcallings.com Find out more at https://making-midlife-matter.pinecast.co

Duration:00:17:12

Celebrating Mediocrity

5/25/2019
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Episode Notes We're urged to aspire to greatness. We're told that if it's worth doing it's worth doing right. But what if you want to do something, not because you can be great (or even pretty good) but because it just makes your heart sing? Join me on this episode as we celebrate mediocrity. My new membership, Good Life @ Midlife is now open. Find out more www.heartcallings.com/membership. Find out more on the Making Midlife Matter website.

Duration:00:20:21

Episode 15 - Designing Your Life:

5/16/2019
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Episode Notes Five mind-sets of designer thinking: 1. Be curious 2. Try stuff 3. Reframe problems 4. Know that it's a process 5. Ask for help (from "Design Your Life" by Bill Burnett and Dave Evans) Find out more about the help I offer women in midlife at www.heartcallings.com Find out more on the Making Midlife Matter website.

Duration:00:20:00

Loved perfectly by imperfect people

4/23/2019
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Episode Notes They may have been terrible to you. And they may have been wonderful to you. What do you do when your family history is complicated? Get weekly inspiration with Monday Morning Manna. Sign up here. Find out more on the Making Midlife Matter website.

Duration:00:20:30

Episode 13 - When your best plans fall apart

3/3/2019
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Episode Notes It was meant to be, right? Everything fell into place perfectly. Until it all fell apart. In this episode we reflect on the breaking apart that sometimes leads to breaking open. www.HeartCallings.com Find out more on the Making Midlife Matter website.

Duration:00:19:39

Ep. 12: How to deal with the loss of a friend

1/13/2019
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Episode Notes One of the losses that comes with midlife is the loss of friends, sometimes because they die and sometimes because life breaks us apart. We talk about that in today's episode - the things that make it hard and some of the things we can do. To find out more about Monday Morning Manna, go to www.heartcallings.com. Find out more on the Making Midlife Matter website.

Duration:00:22:57

Ep. 11: Babies, Bathwater and Blessings

1/5/2019
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Episode Notes How to give uo something without having to let go of it - whether it's books, clothes or how you used to see the world. Birthing a New Chapter starts January 14! For more info go to [www.heartcallings.com] Find out more on the Making Midlife Matter website.

Duration:00:21:28

Ep. 10: What Scares You? Part 3: Losing My Religion

12/20/2018
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Episode Notes If you question what you've always been told, will you lose your faith? Is challenging and questioning God a sign of less faith - or more? In today's episode we talk about this fear of going down the wrong road. A great companion book for the episode is "Everything Happens For a Reason and Other Lies I've Loved" by Kate Bowler Find out more on the Making Midlife Matter website.

Duration:00:28:49

Episode 9: What Scares You? Part 2: Not Being Enough

12/11/2018
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Episode Notes Brene BRown - The Gifts of Imperfection Find out more on the Making Midlife Matter website.

Duration:00:22:08

Episode 8: What Scares You? Part 1: Being too much

12/2/2018
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Episode Notes The challenge this week: Challenge that voice inside your head that's afraid that you're too much. Find out more on the Making Midlife Matter website.

Duration:00:16:38

When someone tells you how old you are

11/25/2018
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Episode Notes Read the story of this 85 year old marathoner here: https://www.runnersworld.com/runners-stories/a25049407/ginette-bedard-new-york-city-marathon/ Want more info on the strength traniing study done in a nursing home? It's in "Wellbing" by Howard Clinebell

Duration:00:18:07

Episode 6: When Holidays Are Hard

11/11/2018
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Episode Notes Need help in creating a strategy for the holidays? I offer a single 90 minute coaching session or a package of multiple sessions. Sign up for a free call at www.HeartCallings.com and we can talk about what you need. If thinking about the holidays is bringing on suicidal thoughts for you, contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, 1-800-273-8255 (Available 24 hours everyday.) You can also chat with a counselor at https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/chat/

Duration:00:20:46

Episode 5 - What do you do when your plate is just too full?

11/1/2018
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Episode Notes You can find my blog at www.heartcallings.com/blog

Duration:00:25:55

Episode 4 - Are feelings bad or just misunderstood?

10/26/2018
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Episode Notes Find my blog at www.heartcallings.com/blog. Questions or comments? Topics you'd like to see addressed? Post on my Facebook page, Peggy Haymes Author Email me at peggy@peggyhaymes.com.

Duration:00:22:09

Episode 3 - Why you're not having a midlife crisis

10/19/2018
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Episode Notes Are you a woman between the ages of 45 and 65? Is Google telling you that you're having a midlife crisis? Maybe you're not. Resources I mentioned: Richard Rohr, "Falling Upward: A spirituality for the two halves of life" "The Existential Necessity of Midlife Change" Harvard Business Review (February, 2008)

Duration:00:26:30

#MeToo and Midlife

10/5/2018
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Episode Notes For help in finding resources: https://www.rainn.org/about-sexual-assault Grief workshops (including what you lost in the assault/abuse) www.externalizationworkshops.com www.edgebrook.org Info about upcoming virtual retreat (4 week online group) https://www.heartcallings.com/p/virtual-retreat Email me: info@heartcallings.com

Duration:00:34:52

episode 1- Making Midlife Matter

9/28/2018
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Episode Notes Read more at my Callings Blog, avaiable at www.HeartCallings.com/blog.

Duration:00:09:59