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Midlife Schmidlife is a podcast hosted by Liz Applegate, a Midlife Empowerment Coach, multi-passionate midlifer and empty nester. Join Liz as she interviews people over the age of 40 who are redefining midlife, discovering new passions and going after their dreams. Join Midlife Schmidlife as inspiration to turn your “maybe someday's” into today.

Midlife Schmidlife is a podcast hosted by Liz Applegate, a Midlife Empowerment Coach, multi-passionate midlifer and empty nester. Join Liz as she interviews people over the age of 40 who are redefining midlife, discovering new passions and going after their dreams. Join Midlife Schmidlife as inspiration to turn your “maybe someday's” into today.
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Midlife Schmidlife is a podcast hosted by Liz Applegate, a Midlife Empowerment Coach, multi-passionate midlifer and empty nester. Join Liz as she interviews people over the age of 40 who are redefining midlife, discovering new passions and going after their dreams. Join Midlife Schmidlife as inspiration to turn your “maybe someday's” into today.




No Regrets with Mollie Macarthy-Openshaw of Mood Swing Wines

Mollie Macarthy-Openshaw is an inspiration. After a conversation with a friend who was grieving getting older, Mollie realized she wanted to help women embrace life at any age. Her answer? Create Mood Swing Wines. The journey of Mood Swing Wines has been about poking fun at menopause through delightfully tasting wines while providing a platform to inspire and encourage women to embrace this time in their lives. Think Covers Off Chardonnay, Memory Lapse Merlot, and Zin-o-Pause. I've had...


How tragedy awakened a novel life with Marieke Bosch Larose

Liz Applegate sits down with Marieke Bosch Larose. a Certified Martha Beck Life Coach. She is the founder of Your Novel Life, the coaching practice she founded in 2014. This episode is another segment of "How She Got Started". Marieke's story is one that tragedy showed her her mortality and caused an awakening to help others. She reminds us that time is short and that life is a continuous wake-up call...if we allow it. Show notes and ways to connect with Marieke can be found at: :...


Recognizing Our Connections Through Hard Conversations with Jen Vertanen

Jen Vertanen is a loneliness expert, mentor, speaker, and writer encouraging people to wade through their emotional baggage and stop being so damn lonely. On this episode Liz and Jen share a lot of laughs in their conversation and joke about the experiences of getting older. But they also dive into the need to have hard conversations and what it's like to realize that our parents aren't always who we need them to be. Show notes can be found at:...


Celebrating Life and Active Aging with Kyle Case and Marianne Hamilton of the Huntsman World Senior Games

In this episode, I have the pleasure of having two guests and we dish on active aging and the Huntsman World Senior Games. Kyle M Case is the CEO of the Huntsman World Senior Games. He has manged sporting events for over 15 years and loves the life-changing impact that these events have on individuals. He is married to his best friend, Mindy, and the couple have two amazing children, McKinley and Christian, who bring them joy. Kyle is very active in his church and community and he loves...


From Pharmacist to Gut-Healing Coach with Inna Lukyanovsky

Inna Lukyanovsky is a doctor of pharmacy, a functional medicine practitioner, a best-selling author, a gut-healing coach, a mom of three sons and someone who once, suffered the symptoms of Chron's disease. Originally, in the year 2000, she was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis. After the birth of her second son the symptoms came back with a vengeance and the new diagnosis was Crohn's disease and the symptoms were so severe they felt completely debilitated. The initial diagnosis of Crohn’s...


Reclaiming Confidence with Paula Jenkins & Julie Houghton

Liz Applegate, Paula Jenkins and Julie Houghton have a continued conversation around confidence. As life coaches, they've noticed that in their own lives and in working with clients, a lack self-confidence is something that constantly comes up during times of transition. Confidence just seems to be the bottom layer of so many places where we can get stuck. What’s also special about this episode is it’s actually part 2 of a conversation that we started yesterday over on the Jumpstart Your...


Intentional Living with Staci Witten

There are so many exciting things coming up to share with you - ways we can work together, ways you can hear more from me - it’s a super exciting time in the life of my business and I am loving how 2018 is just taking off. So much better than 2017 - which just didn't feel like my year at all. How about you? If we look back to the start of the year, are you feeling how you wanted to feel by now, 4 months into the year? I’m hoping that today’s show will be able to help whether you are...


Unlearning Our Feminine Conditioning with Jo Casey

In today's episode, meaningful business coach Jo Casey and podcast host Liz Applegate talk a little about what it means to be a woman, what it means to be a woman who is getting older, how society views women and aging and why we need to unlearn our “feminine conditioning" to live a happy and fulfilled life. Jo Casey is a certified coach, speaker, trainer and podcaster. In addition to being British, slightly nerdy and allergic to the marketing bullsh*t in the personal development industry,...


From Burnout to Self-Kindess with Lara Heacock

How many of us view self-care as selfish? And how many of us are suffering from burnout from putting our careers and other relationships before our own self-care? Notice how these questions go hand-in-hand? That’s where my guest Lara Heacock found herself in her mid-30’s and what led to her becoming a life & leadership coach with a focus on kindness. In our conversation, Lara shares her journey as a high-achieving woman and what led to her realization that self-kindness needed to be...


Choosing to be Merry & Light with Kim Acedo

Liz Applegate interviews Kim Acedo of Transformation Wellness for Women to share her philosophy on making small shifts in sustained ways to move toward living a long and healthy life even during the holidays. Liz & Kim have an inspiring conversation filled with laughter and a revelation of looking at health through the eyes of loving of our bodies and not in hating it. You can find links to Kim's Merry & Bright Checklist at http://midlifeschmidlife.com/episode24/


023: Rewriting Your Inner Script with Tracie Nichols

I love when I get recommendations for podcast guests from my friends. I feel they know me enough to know who I will click with and who will be great for the show. So when my friend Lara Heacock of Kind Over Matter introduced today’s guest to me, I knew immediately that Tracie and I would have a wonderful conversation. Tracie Nichols is a nature-loving poet, mother of three adult children, amateur photographer, speaker, facilitator and career and leadership coach. She has an incredibly...


022: Creating Space for Healing with Sherry Trentini

I know you are going to love today’s conversation with Sherry Trentini. Sherry is a mom of two daughters, one who just graduated from high school. she is from Canada and has lived in Europe and Australia. In mid-40’s she finished a Spartan Race but most important, she is a woman who follows her instinct for the better of her family. Sherry helps clients find space with a mixture of Law of Attraction Life Coaching, Feng Shui and Grief Recovery. Not only is she multi-passionate, which I can...


021: Choosing To Be Happy with Mark Jaffe

Today's episode is an interview with former Walt Disney Records executive and now author, Mark Jaffe. Mark's book, Suitcase of Happyness, shares his life experiences mixed with a a blueprint on how we all can choose to live in happiness. Mark was my first guest for Season 2 of the podcast and I can't think of a better topic for the start of 2017. Show notes can found at http://midlifeschmidlife.com/episode21/


020: Building a Biz You Alone Were Born to Create with Hélène Scott

Liz Applegate interviews Business and Brand Alignment Coach, Hélène Scott who guides multi-passionate, soulful women to help them build a business that they alone were born to create. The conversation with Hélène dives right into the middle and looks at places where new entrepreneurs get stuck and how to avoid FOMO Syndrome (Fear Of Missing Out Syndrome). Hélène also shares her core message of building a business along side your life not in spite of it. This episode is great for...


019: Talking with Your Doctor About Peri-Menopause with Shirley Weir

Liz Applegate interviews Shirley Weir of Menopause Chicks about positive ways to talk to your doctor about peri-menopause and menopause. Shirley shares steps to take and actual scripts you can use. This is a much-needed interview for women of all ages to bring menopause into the light instead of keeping it hidden in shame. Tune in to learn more on getting the results you are wanting and ways to partner with your healthcare provider.


016: Is Your Home Going Through a Midlfie Crisis with Rachel Moriarty

Liz Applegate interviews Rachel Moriarty of Rachel Moriarty Interiors. Rachel gives advice on sprucing up your home in budget friendly ways. She gives tips to empty nesters on how to repurose the kid's rooms once they have gone off to college.This is a fun episode that takes the stress out of home decorating to create a space you love.


014: Jump Starting Your Joy

Paula Jenkins, joyful living coach and podcaster of Jump Start Your Joy, joins Liz Applegate for the kickoff of the Midlife Toolbox Series. Paula shares a personal story on joy joy became a "wayfaring" emotion to help her focus and heal. She and Liz discuss the misconceptions of being joyful as well as how choosing joy can often be the bravest choice there is. Paula shares Five Rules for Self-Guidance to help you find your inner balance to find joy.