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TheBESTyears podcast is for people who want their MOJO back after age 45ish! For those who want more... For those feeling empty, feeling low, or possibly feeling invisible after the kids are out of the house and you start to age.... Do you have too much weight on your shoulders, find it hard to say no, feel responsible, and life is not that much fun anymore? Have you lost your passion? In addition... this middle generation we are in has many of us taking care of our aging parents, our adult kid’s drama, and our grands! What the heck?? I’m your host DR DARLENE and I’ll show you Gen X and Baby Boomers (ages 45-75ish) how to find yourself, and how to be healthy and be happy again. How to feel ALIVE and full of passion. How to be fabulous at 50 plus and how to crush it! We focus on four categories of life... 1. Personal empowerment: Time management, self-esteem, limiting beliefs, sometime losing our children, losing our parents. Losing lots of things!! 2. Relationships : with your teenagers, with your aging parents, with your grown children, with your spouse and girlfriend/boyfriend. 3. Business: what’s your dream, what do you want to be when you grow up, system structures accountability 4. Health and fitness. I taught aerobics for 24 years. Learn to increase your strength, flexibility whole program. The truth??? Yes these are the BEST years of your life. Come with me and let’s enjoy this awesome time! To stay in touch you can check out www.whatstopsyou.com and follow me on social media @TheBestYearsWithDrDarlene. Please subscribe to TheBESTyears Podcast on iTunes and tweet and share!

TheBESTyears podcast is for people who want their MOJO back after age 45ish! For those who want more... For those feeling empty, feeling low, or possibly feeling invisible after the kids are out of the house and you start to age.... Do you have too much weight on your shoulders, find it hard to say no, feel responsible, and life is not that much fun anymore? Have you lost your passion? In addition... this middle generation we are in has many of us taking care of our aging parents, our adult kid’s drama, and our grands! What the heck?? I’m your host DR DARLENE and I’ll show you Gen X and Baby Boomers (ages 45-75ish) how to find yourself, and how to be healthy and be happy again. How to feel ALIVE and full of passion. How to be fabulous at 50 plus and how to crush it! We focus on four categories of life... 1. Personal empowerment: Time management, self-esteem, limiting beliefs, sometime losing our children, losing our parents. Losing lots of things!! 2. Relationships : with your teenagers, with your aging parents, with your grown children, with your spouse and girlfriend/boyfriend. 3. Business: what’s your dream, what do you want to be when you grow up, system structures accountability 4. Health and fitness. I taught aerobics for 24 years. Learn to increase your strength, flexibility whole program. The truth??? Yes these are the BEST years of your life. Come with me and let’s enjoy this awesome time! To stay in touch you can check out www.whatstopsyou.com and follow me on social media @TheBestYearsWithDrDarlene. Please subscribe to TheBESTyears Podcast on iTunes and tweet and share!
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TheBESTyears podcast is for people who want their MOJO back after age 45ish! For those who want more... For those feeling empty, feeling low, or possibly feeling invisible after the kids are out of the house and you start to age.... Do you have too much weight on your shoulders, find it hard to say no, feel responsible, and life is not that much fun anymore? Have you lost your passion? In addition... this middle generation we are in has many of us taking care of our aging parents, our adult kid’s drama, and our grands! What the heck?? I’m your host DR DARLENE and I’ll show you Gen X and Baby Boomers (ages 45-75ish) how to find yourself, and how to be healthy and be happy again. How to feel ALIVE and full of passion. How to be fabulous at 50 plus and how to crush it! We focus on four categories of life... 1. Personal empowerment: Time management, self-esteem, limiting beliefs, sometime losing our children, losing our parents. Losing lots of things!! 2. Relationships : with your teenagers, with your aging parents, with your grown children, with your spouse and girlfriend/boyfriend. 3. Business: what’s your dream, what do you want to be when you grow up, system structures accountability 4. Health and fitness. I taught aerobics for 24 years. Learn to increase your strength, flexibility whole program. The truth??? Yes these are the BEST years of your life. Come with me and let’s enjoy this awesome time! To stay in touch you can check out www.whatstopsyou.com and follow me on social media @TheBestYearsWithDrDarlene. Please subscribe to TheBESTyears Podcast on iTunes and tweet and share!

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Episodes

Ep.18: How to Take Care of Yourself First and Not Be Selfish

3/18/2019
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Am I selfish? What is selfishness? How can I figure out if I am being selfish or engaging in Self-care? Why is it important to take care of myself and how do I do that with all of my kids, grand babies, and aging parents needing me! Learn the balance between service and selfishness! Learn the importance of taking care of yourself and why that makes life work best! Thanks for listening and If you enjoyed today's episode I would be grateful if you would leave me a quick review and rating on...

Duration:00:08:51

Ep. 17 How to Be Heard By Using Listening Skills

3/15/2019
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Do you want to be heard? Do you wish they could hear you? Heard = understood and we all like that! It’s so important to realize that we talk to discover how we feel NOT to report. So if someone listens to you, it helps you sort things out. It is nice to listen to others so they can sort stuff out just right in front of you… Ya, it is nice to be a good listener. Always try to calibrate who you are talking to and listening to. What kind of listener are you? What kind of listener are they? I...

Duration:00:13:25

Ep. 16: Teenage Problems?

3/13/2019
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In this podcast, learn how to give your children only two things: Give them ROOTS and give them WINGS. Roots mean security, love, dependability, safety, security, etc. And wings means to teach your child to think for themselves so they can fly one day soon. In a few short years from 13 to 18 they are under a lot of STRESS to prepare to be on their own, financially, emotionally, with relationships, etc. Thats a lot of pressure. The best thing you can give your child is the ability to think...

Duration:00:16:14

Ep. 15: How to show love and fill Your Love Basket

3/11/2019
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How to show love is a great topic! How to show that husband or wife, or dog or colleague, or friend, that you love them… It is better to love than be loved, they say, and it is true. It feels sooo good to love. We have all heard of the five languages of love by Gary Chapman. We show love in five different ways according to Gary. I am going to add a few at the end of his and explain how it works. Gary refers to five different ways we love and feel loved. Most people have more than one. They...

Duration:00:06:05

Ep. 14: How to work on a relationship... Or should I even try?

3/8/2019
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My partner and I have so much in common, why can’t we get along. I’m so confused! Once upon a time, there was a horse and a bunny who fell in love. They both loved carrots, they both had soft noses, they both had long EARS. (LOL) They had so much in common! Well, it was hard on the horse to lay down to cuddle, so he only did it the night of their wedding, and then never did it again. So they started to get distant and fight…. Should a horse and bunny get married??? With all they have in...

Duration:00:17:14

Ep. 13: The Importance of Communication

3/6/2019
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Today, learn simple steps to say it right and get what you want! Does this sound familiar? "My partner just doesn’t care about me." "They never listen to me!" OR, "I can’t seem to explain it right." Do you have to fight for what you want? Do you need to explain it over and over and then lie a little, scoot around the truth or just BULLY your way to what you want? We have all heard the words, paraphrasing, reflective listening, and backtracking. Actually, they are all similar, almost the...

Duration:00:26:28

Ep. 12: Exactly How to Set Boundaries That Work

3/4/2019
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What is a boundary and how do you set them? How do you enforce them? How do you even know what boundary you should set? There is a skill to knowing how and where and why to use boundaries. Learn powerful ways to assess and force self-loving boundaries with respect for those around you. A boundary is like a fence. It isn’t telling anyone else to what to do, rather it’s saying what works for you. It is protecting your mind your heart your body and your airspace around you. It’s setting a...

Duration:00:18:29

Ep. 11: Learn How to Enjoy Your Own Company

3/1/2019
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Enjoy your own company big time! being alone is so awesome. Go on a date with the coolest person you know, yourself! Yes, no one bugs you, no one talks to you, and you can actually hear yourself think!! No more fear of loneliness, no more loneliness and depression, learn how to enjoy being single or married with 1000 kids but enjoying that beautiful, wonderful, delightful, silence that surrounds you, as you can do what you want, be what you want, think how you want to, understand yourself...

Duration:00:08:39

Ep. 10: Respecting Your Parents Even If They’re Difficult

2/27/2019
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Respecting your parents even if they’re difficult, while learning to not still be afraid of their opinions after 50. What? We’ve all heard to respect our parents, respect your parents respect her parents. In every culture it’s a high value to always respect one’s parents. But what do you do if your parents hate you? What do you do if they are critical ALL the time? What if they are bossy and treat you like you are a child? Are you dealing with difficult parents and would like to have a...

Duration:00:16:04

Ep. 9: How to Declutter Your Mind

2/25/2019
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How to Declutter your mind quickly now! Clutter and anxiety go together, we all know that! Don’t you hate feeling overwhelmed, confused, and helpless about your mind spinning and spinning in circles? Do you feel like you’re not only letting yourself down, but letting other people down as well? That pretty much sucks, right? What would your life be like if you had brain focus?? But wait, what is that? It’s being able to focus, concentrate on what’s important, and delete mental...

Duration:00:15:45

Ep. 8: What the Heck is Love

2/22/2019
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The age ol question, what is love? I go over all types of definitions, but after all that, I sum up what I think! We discuss the Human definition, emotional definition, and spiritual definitions. Well my summary definition is: “Love is when you care how someone feels!” Care, how THEY feel. Not just how you feel! That’s a twist hu? If your neighbor told you his son was hurt, you might care but probably wouldn't care as much as if your parent or child was hurt. You don’t love my son as much as...

Duration:00:04:24

Ep. 7: How To Turn Off Those Negative Thoughts In Your Head

2/20/2019
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How do you turn off those negative Thoughts in your head. “Excuse me, am I bothering you? I was wondering if you could hear all the loud negative voices in my head.” Have you ever been just going about your day and you just seem to be in a bad mood with a negative attitude? You have a negative mindset and you’re simply grocery shopping or going to the gym? Automatic negative thoughts happen, and they are intrusive thoughts that show up. The thing is though the conscious mind is very...

Duration:00:11:53

Ep. 6: College at 50 am I too old?

2/18/2019
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College at 50 am I too old? What a typical question. How about going back to school at 60 years old, 70 or 80. Well let me ask you this, are you too tall or too short to go to school? Or to black or to white to go to school? Of course not! Going back to school at 50 years old or going back to school at 60 years plus is easy when you are motivated and organized. It helps your life Flourish in so very many ways. And causes your mind to be very alert. I sure enjoy being a college professor...

Duration:00:15:09

Ep. 5: How to Take Responsibility for Your Actions

2/16/2019
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Aren’t defensive people difficult? I’m not yelling, I’m not judgmental you awful person, I’m not rude. This podcast teaches you how to take responsibility for your actions but owning your actions or not owning them. Is it true did you say that did you mean that? Or is it not true you did not say or mean that. Defensiveness equals you’re a little bit guilty so a person becomes defensive. So either say I don’t own it, or I do on that I did or didn’t do that. Take the power back by owning up...

Duration:00:05:17

Ep. 3: Can I Love Again

2/16/2019
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Can I love AGAIN? That’s a super good question! Love, oh gosh. Just to be honest I just went through a break up. And it was so painful, But, I think I have come up with some amazing answers of how to break through and open to love again! Yay. I would rather break my leg than do that pain again, so I am talking to myself as well here. In this last few years i have gone through the hardest breakup ever, then my hero, my dad passed away and my sister who was my best friend passed from cancer....

Duration:00:13:38

Ep. 2: Am I In Love?

2/15/2019
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Download Episode Here Show Notes: Am I in love? Yes, no, well kinda, I don’t know! Have you ever asked someone this question and they pause, and tip their head, and squint their eyes and then half answer the question? Because most people don’t really know what love is or how it actually feels. It’s all a little bit confusing isn’t it now. What Does Love Mean? Webster says love is an intense feeling of deep affection, or a deep romantic sexual attachment to someone. But I love my dog and...

Duration:00:13:18

Ep. 1: What exactly is Self Worth?

2/1/2019
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What exactly is self-worth? How can I build my self-esteem and self-confidence? Well as we look at people all over the place we realize that the default emotion in most people is low self-worth. People are hard on themselves, diss on themselves, and are very critical of themselves. In this podcast we do a few self-esteem assessments: Answer the question, I have good self-esteem when.... after you make that list look back and see if your qualities are internal or external. External...

Duration:00:12:45