Women Seeking Blissful Retirement

Health & Wellness Podcasts

This show is for unique women dreaming to soon retire blissfully. In reality, many women are uncertain about what retirement means for them. It is not just a date. It can be potentially a long time, and many could live for another thirty years. A lot of women who are at the doorstep to retirement have fears of financial challenges and are stuck in a job they don’t like. As a matter of fact, they worry more about other areas that have a significant impact. Life in retirement is so much more than having enough money to spend. Maria’s passion inspires anyone to change perspectives, and to plan ahead to gain control of this next phase in life. This fun, educational and interactive show talks about a variety of retirement topics with guest experts and contributions from other women around the world. You’ll see that you are not the only one who is unsure about life in retirement. Each show provides ideas, resources and tipping points to plan a blissful retirement.

Location:

United States

Description:

This show is for unique women dreaming to soon retire blissfully. In reality, many women are uncertain about what retirement means for them. It is not just a date. It can be potentially a long time, and many could live for another thirty years. A lot of women who are at the doorstep to retirement have fears of financial challenges and are stuck in a job they don’t like. As a matter of fact, they worry more about other areas that have a significant impact. Life in retirement is so much more than having enough money to spend. Maria’s passion inspires anyone to change perspectives, and to plan ahead to gain control of this next phase in life. This fun, educational and interactive show talks about a variety of retirement topics with guest experts and contributions from other women around the world. You’ll see that you are not the only one who is unsure about life in retirement. Each show provides ideas, resources and tipping points to plan a blissful retirement.

Language:

English


Episodes

Have more connection and joy for retirees

1/25/2023
When we think about retirement we all dream of a happy and vibrant life. However, This new life that we looked forward to could be less exciting as we expected, and cause negative thoughts and feelings of loneliness to take over. Today’s guest is Agnes Loughlin. She spent over 2 decades lost in a life of busy-ness and disconnect from Joy. She now helps others to become aware of their situation and realize that something needs to change. In this episode we dive deeper into the causes of...

Duration:01:00:00

Limitless vitality for the mature woman

12/28/2022
Why do women often think that aging is gracefully is not possible? In this week’s episode, I talk with Leslie Bumpas who is a Functional Nutritionist when she shares how growing older is not a punishment. In this engaging and informative talk show we discuss how past and current health trends impact the health of our bodies and brains. With proper nutrition and lifestyle strategies, you can slow the aging process and reduce your risk of age-related symptoms and health issues. Hence, as aging...

Duration:00:46:20

Living Fully by Preparing for Death

11/30/2022
The death of a spouse is well known to be a devastating event that can turn the world upside down and cause conflicting feelings for the person alive. In this episode, Maria talks with Jennifer O’Brien, who has found her purpose and legacy when dealing with the grief of her husband passing away. Every day a person encounters the loss of a loved one, and too many times, we have not thought of getting ready for all the changes that can happen. Most times, a sudden event is what starts the...

Duration:01:06:30

Yes, there is life after sugar!

10/26/2022
Growing older comes with a multitude of changes. Often, we lived our life consuming what was easy, fast, and the last diet mania. And only when menopause makes us adapt to a new body, we did realize that what we ate was not always the best for our health. Is this you? You want the health benefits of a sugar-free lifestyle BUT you know that sugar’s derailing you... You’re struggling with extra weight or health issues...You want your intermittent fasting lifestyle to be easy and natural...BUT...

Duration:01:00:00

Life After Caregiving

9/28/2022
September is world Alzheimer’s month and a great reason to talk about cognitive health issues that many people face. Statistics show that 1 in 3 seniors dies with Alzheimer’s or dementia. Today ‘s guest is Betsy Wurzel who acted as caregiver for her husband Matt after he had been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. Maria and Betsy talk openly about living as caregiver with a person who has Alzheimer’s and many ways she and her son took care of her husband Matt. It’s not easy to adjust to...

Duration:00:49:39

Gray Divorce: Splitting Up in Later-Life

8/31/2022
For many women the dream of being married to the love of their life and having a beautiful family with children was a dream come true. However, often they had to accommodate and adjust their personal goals and wants for the sake of a happy family. When the kids have left the house for college there is no reason to stay in an unhappy marriage. On the episode today I discuss this growing trend with Linda Hershman, who is an expert on marriage counseling and late-life relationship issues. One...

Duration:01:00:42

Savvy Strategies to Plan Sound Retirement Income

7/27/2022
This episode is eye-opening and brimming with golden nuggets about how to prepare for retirement so that you can feel secure and safe for any unplanned emergency. Instead, you will know several ways to ensure you do not run out of money during your retirement. My guest Caryl Lenahan is a financial planner and life coach, and she has been helping people to protect their savings and make good choices about their hard-earned money for the next chapter. Specifically, to ensure that when you are...

Duration:00:51:10

It's Never Too Late - 5 Steps to Moving Past Trauma

6/29/2022
Often we go through life events without realizing how much our mind and body has changed because of the negative impact this experience had on us. Examples include the death of someone you love, a car crash, job loss or a natural disaster that can severely make you feel hurt or unsafe. These traumatic events can influence how you go through other changes like the major transition into retirement. Since the recovery process can be overlooked when the occurrence happened, to create a lasting...

Duration:00:45:01

How to have the courage to live your life true to yourself.

5/25/2022
When you think about retirement are you only looking at your financial possibilities? Or do you also plan for a happy lifestyle? Retirement is not who you are or where you are at life. It’s a rather big transition from a career and using time and money differently. Often, we forget that it’s more like a time and process to find a new identity and purpose in that next chapter of life. I’m thrilled to talk today about this subject with Dr. Kerry Petsinger. Kerry is a high-performer coach who...

Duration:00:44:14

Growing Older, Living Younger

4/27/2022
Don’t we all want to live longer, healthier, and feel younger? Most of us think of growing older as feeling less energetic, having more health issues, and having wrinkles. We blame our genes for creating all these negative characteristics. Wouldn’t it be nice to stop all these conditions and reverse them so we enjoy our new chapter in life? Today, I’m talking to a medical professor and specialist who experienced all these age-related problems and was not happy about their impact on her life....

Duration:00:39:18

The 3 Keys to Live Life for Living.

3/30/2022
Are you afraid of growing older? Do you think that reaching the big milestone of sixty years is the end of your life? Have you any doubt about what’s Next? In this podcast, I will be talking with the high-spirited and beautiful Judy Wong about how you can raise your fountain of life beyond the stereotype that the best years are behind you. Why buy into these negative myths and lies? It is all about your mindset and how willing are you to release all that negative talk that has been building...

Duration:00:47:55

Trends That Are Reinventing Retirement Housing

1/8/2021
One of the decisions you get to make when planning your Golden Years is where do you want to live? There are many choices whether to remain in the current home or relocate into a residence of a loved one, independent, assisted-living, or memory care community, and if the decision is made to move, how to go about doing it all. This is an important topic that I will discuss with my guest Thomesa Lydon. For more than 12 years she has been helping seniors decide on this area of retiring and for...

Duration:00:53:57

Encore Permission To Succeed.

1/1/2021
Are you a person that sets goals each year in January? Do you keep track of them and accomplish what you want? Many women (and men) make the mistake to think that Retirement is just a date that you don’t work anymore. However, your next chapter can last another 30 years. If you don’t plan for it you might feel unfulfilled, bored and invisible. The best thing about retiring is that you get to choose your life’s direction again. This time you can follow your dream and make it happen. My guest...

Duration:00:55:23

Encore Harnessing the power of the mind body connection.

12/25/2020
The pandemic has created for many women an environment that has often toxic feelings and frustrations of how easy life seemed before it turned the world upsite down. Nobody knows how long this situation will last, causing our mood and vision for the future to worry. I am excited to talk to our guest speaker Bonni Smith who is a certified Calmologist. Different forms of mental toxicity can make it harder to feel good, achieve our goals, and be the very best version of our self. She knows how...

Duration:00:53:48

How to Kick-Start your Future as Single Empty Nesters

12/18/2020
Many parents have mixed feelings when their children move out to go to college or live on their own. Being a single mother is hard enough, but becoming an empty nester can be more difficult or even traumatic. What happens if you have been a single parent for so long that once the kids leave you don't know who you are anymore? How do you start to figure out who you are and who you truly want to be? Did you ever get the feeling that there was more to this? What will it cost you if you don’t...

Duration:00:55:44

Making Women’s Retirement Income Last a Lifetime

12/11/2020
One of the biggest worries many women have about retirement is running out of money. Since we do not know how long retirement will last I want to go deeper on this topic today with my special guest Cindy Hounsell (President, Women’s Institute for Secure Retirement). Living much longer than their parents’ generation, today’s seniors are spending more time in retirement and less time planning for it. This longevity, however, puts many seniors at risk for running out of money. This is...

Duration:00:54:49

Why Social Security is Critical to Women

12/4/2020
Many women have a lot of questions about Social Security as it will be a huge part of what we can afford in the next chapter of our life. For many retirees, Social Security is the only source of guaranteed income they can count on for the rest of their life no matter how long they live. Women tend to live longer than men and they often spend their final years alone due to widowhood, divorce or having never married. Therefore, it is critical for women to understand how they earn their Social...

Duration:00:54:38

Encore: Manifest the Extraordinary Adventure God Desires

11/27/2020
My guest Keri Stanley is the ideal woman to talk about how faith can give your life purpose, and how to be open and more confident in living a spiritual life in the future. In this episode we will explore what faith is and why it can be such an important part of a women’s journey in life. Especially starting the new chapter of retirement often creates anxiety and discomfort about many aspects of life. She has found her calling in helping women discover an intimate relationship with God that...

Duration:00:47:43

Pathway to Financial Independence

11/13/2020
Do you know what prevents you from living a retirement free of money worries and anxiety? Do you want to be Financially Independent? Do you want to have more Freedom? More Choices? More Money? Creating financial independence is waaaaay bigger than choosing the right stocks, buying properties, or making money at your job or in your business! There are many factors that play a role in how quickly you can become financially independent. And one of the most important factors is becoming really...

Duration:00:52:45

Finding Purpose during this wise chapter of life.

11/6/2020
Are you nervous to finally leave your corporate job and retire? Or has the pandemic you forced to take early and unplanned retirement? Let's talk about finding purpose during the wisdom years. We're experienced and empowered women with time on our hands. It's time for relighting our purpose in a new way. What have you always loved? What has given you joy throughout your life? What is your natural skill? My guest Laya Raznick will take a look at uncovering the answers to these questions...

Duration:00:46:44