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Mixing Up Midlife

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Mixing Up Midlife is a weekly show for mid-lifers and empty nesters who want to shake up their middle years one challenge at a time. Each week Terri, a self-described “Boomer by Birth, Millennial at Heart”, and her guests will be trying out things they’ve always dreamt of doing or have been curious about trying but hadn’t had the freedom (or courage) to do. Part reality show, part audio diary and part cocktail hour, each week women in their fifties and beyond will be challenging themselves by taking improv and writing classes, getting photographed in very public places, attending conferences for the time and remembering how to have fun in midlife.

Mixing Up Midlife is a weekly show for mid-lifers and empty nesters who want to shake up their middle years one challenge at a time. Each week Terri, a self-described “Boomer by Birth, Millennial at Heart”, and her guests will be trying out things they’ve always dreamt of doing or have been curious about trying but hadn’t had the freedom (or courage) to do. Part reality show, part audio diary and part cocktail hour, each week women in their fifties and beyond will be challenging themselves by taking improv and writing classes, getting photographed in very public places, attending conferences for the time and remembering how to have fun in midlife.

Location:

United States

Description:

Mixing Up Midlife is a weekly show for mid-lifers and empty nesters who want to shake up their middle years one challenge at a time. Each week Terri, a self-described “Boomer by Birth, Millennial at Heart”, and her guests will be trying out things they’ve always dreamt of doing or have been curious about trying but hadn’t had the freedom (or courage) to do. Part reality show, part audio diary and part cocktail hour, each week women in their fifties and beyond will be challenging themselves by taking improv and writing classes, getting photographed in very public places, attending conferences for the time and remembering how to have fun in midlife.

Language:

English

Contact:

(636) 649-4839


Episodes

55.Declutter & Shift Into Your Next Chapter

1/22/2021
Too much clutter in your mind and in your home? Today we're talking with Mary V., a certified Master Life Coach, Senior Move Manager, and the author of the book, PopUpPurge: Release Midlife Clutter & Reclaim Inner Clarity. Mary helps women over 40 uncover their next life chapter by decluttering what they no longer need, use or want in the house. Her process begins with us each creating a manifesto of WHY we want to do this, WHAT we want to accomplish by doing this and HOW our lives will...

Duration:00:33:22

Ep 54 What is Clubhouse?

1/15/2021
Welcome back! It's our first episode of season 2! Can you believe it?! we celebrate the new year, by wishing Melissa a happy birthday then talk about what we watched over the break. Melissa watched Handmaid's Tale and Terri went for Bridgerton. Then CLUBHOUSE came onto the scene and we've been taking a deep dive into this new, audio only, social app. It's like live radio and you're the DJ. Terri is loving hosting rooms and Melissa is listening in and learning. If you're eager to get on...

Duration:00:34:24

53.Midlife Challenges & Takeaways in 2020

12/18/2020
This is the last episode for 2020, but we'll be back in mid January! Even though we're taking a break for the holidays and some much needed rest, we'll still be active on Instagram & in our Facebook group, Mixing Up Midlife Discussion. You can always reach us by email, too! We'd love to know what you're up to and how you're challenging yourself, living creatively and redefining the aging "norms" as women in midlife, empty nesters or over 50 adventurers. Want the recipe for the Bourbon...

Duration:00:32:23

Midlife Money Mindset with Tammy Shweiger Pt. 2

12/11/2020
We had so much to talk to Tammy about, that we turned this episode into a two parter. Go back and listen to Episode 51 to hear about the money archetypes, which were fascinating. The Close the Fist exercise is an easy way to slow your spending roll and be a bit more intentional when you do spend. Hot Flash of the Week: Terri isn't into sending holiday cards and sending them is a yearly fight with her husband that she always loses. No cocktail this week. To find out about the services...

Duration:00:20:15

51.Midlife Money Mindset with Tammy Shweiger Pt.1

12/4/2020
In Part 1 of this two part episode, we’ll be talking with our guest , Tammy Shwieger about our relationships with money, money archetypes, and about the results of a quiz that we took and that you can take too. It was pretty enlightening! Tammy began her accounting career as an auditor for KPMG, And she has. 10 years of corporate accounting experience. She's a certified money coach and provides clients with one-on-one mindful money coaching. To find out more about Tammy, to take the Money...

Duration:00:38:20

Gratitude, Games and Thanksgiving Food

11/26/2020
Happy Thanksgiving! We polled our Instagram followers and ask what they thought the most over rated Thanksgiving food was. We give our own opinions and talk about some games our listeners love to play. GAMES: Game of Mao http://gameofmao.com Jotto https://www.word-grabber.com/printable-word-games/a-mastermind-with-words-jotto Dixit https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dixit_(card_game) Left Right Center https://www.dicegamedepot.com/lcr-dice-game-rules/ No drink this week, but you can go...

Duration:00:16:20

49. Midlife Conversations, Movies & Cocktails

11/20/2020
We’re talking about difficult conversations surrounding the election and COVID and how we (mostly Melissa), put the lessons we learned from our last episode to use. We move from serious to light with singing in the car, turning our mentions of cheerleading into a game and we talk about our Weekend Watch. We both loved The Queen’s Gambit, Had all sorts of thoughts on the Netflix holiday movie, Dash & Lily and sang a few bars of Terri’s favorite Christmas song, Fairytale of New York (Not...

Duration:00:47:04

How to Face yourFears and Have Difficult Conversations

11/13/2020
In this episode, Melissa and Terri speak with Nancy R Burger, Author, Speaker, Fear Strategist. We discuss how fear may be blocking you from becoming who you want to be, even in midlife and how to have difficult conversations that empower you. Follow Us on Instagram Mixing Up Midlife Facebook Page Join the Mixing Up Midlife Discussion Facebook Group Email Us: MixingupMidlife@gmail.com Visit the Mixing Up Midlife website Join the Fear Finding Project with this survey Fear Finding...

Duration:00:45:21

47.How to be Flexible in Midlife

11/6/2020
In this episode Terri & Melissa wonder where their flexibility went. Are the days of death drops and center splits gone forever? If Kyle Richards from RHOBH can do them, can our hosts? We'll be following this Youtube video for a month and might post our own videos in our PRIVATE Facebook group. It's Ladies only in this group, sorry guys! This week's cocktail is the Clermeil. You can find the recipe here We've got a new segment for you called the Weekend Watch. We're loving The Queen's...

Duration:00:23:33

46.Meet the Medium: Between Us & the Afterlife

10/30/2020
Terri and Melissa start this show by talking what they believe- or don't! Do you think your loved ones who've passed watch you during your more intimate moments or are they just there when you need them? We then talk to Roy Tomko, a Psychic Medium based in Rutherford, NJ. Roy talks about seeing people in spirit, how coming out as a Medium was tougher than the first time he came out, what a reading might look like and how Zoom makes the connection easier. You can find Roy at his website:...

Duration:01:17:14

45.Halloween, Horror & Hot Flashes

10/23/2020
We’re talking Halloween on the pod today. Do you like the holiday or no? What’s your favorite movie and do you still dress up? Today's cocktail comes via The Jewels of New York and it's called The Sleepy Hollow. Happy Death Day and Happy Death Day2U are great ,dark horror movies. Even though we neg on Facebook, we love our Facebook Group. Join us! As always, follow us on Instagram Send us an email here

Duration:00:28:57

Ep. 44 Midlife Meditation & Mindfulness; Take it or Leave it?

10/16/2020
In this episode Terri and Melissa come back with a report on how they did with the 3 exercises Martha Brettschneider of Damsel Wings, LLC. gave them. There were a couple of personal surprises here. Download Martha's 5 minute focused breath meditation here. It's FREE! Take a look at the wonderful meditations our guest, Tina Conroy (episode 36) has available on her podcast, The Intuitive Woman. They're great! We discuss Hygge, the Danish art of coziness, even though we can't seem to...

Duration:00:31:21

Ep. 43 Mindfulness & Meditation in Midlife

10/9/2020
Terri and Melissa talk Mindfulness and Meditation with Martha Brettschneider, who is a Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute Certified Teacher, author, blogger, speaker, and award-winning nature photographer. Under the umbrella of her company Damselwings, LLC, her offerings help busy people cultivate daily mindfulness practices to flourish in all aspects of their lives. Formerly an international economist (U.S. Treasury and International Monetary Fund), Martha stumbled upon...

Duration:00:40:32

Midlife Hotflash, Meatloaf & Drawing

10/2/2020
Our new segment HOTFLASH has Melissa seeing red this week. Why do we women dislike pictures of ourselves SO much? We are beautiful creatures! Take selfies, ladies and post that sh*t all over social media. 50+ women need to represent! We talk about our experience with our Creative Live class on drawing, revisit middle school AGAIN, Terri gets the feels over Meatloaf (the artist, not the food) and we talk tracing paper, number 2 pencils and a lack of patience. Join us on the journey! Follow...

Duration:00:32:22

Back to Basics in Midlife

9/25/2020
Remember when you were in elementary or middle school and got to take art classes? We want to recapture that feeling and see if we can use drawing as a way to be more creative. The problem is, neither of us are all that good at it. Terri feels like it might be more frustrating than not and Melissa would like to see if it can be an entry into a different way to be creative. Terri and Melissa are going Back to Basics by taking a virtual drawing class on Creative Live. We'll begin our 5 day...

Duration:00:22:08

40.Midlife Goals and Accountability

9/18/2020
Melissa is officially a most of the time co-host! Terri & Melissa have been friends for close to 40 years and have always wanted to work on a creative project together. This show and the challenges that the friends create for themselves and for you, the listener will have you laughing, shaking your head in wonder or have you thinking about your own challenges to Mix Up Midlife. Grab a friend or join us on the journey by yourself! Stop in to our Facebook Group Mixing Up Midlife Discussion...

Duration:00:16:34

39.How To Work With A Health Coach in Midlife

9/11/2020
In this episode, Health Coach and fellow podcaster, Carolyn Cohen is back and helps answer some questions on who should hire a health coach and why. Visit Carolyn at Wellness While Walking podcast Follow her on Instagram here. Do you have an idea you like to hear Terri & Melissa try in upcoming episodes? Leave us a message on Instagram or via email at mixingupmidlife@gmail.com and join us over on our private Facebook Group Mixing Up Midlife Discussion

Duration:00:21:54

Intuition in Midlife: Do We Take it or Leave it

9/4/2020
In this episode, Terri & Melissa talk about what happened when they started putting into practice the guidance that Tina Conroy of The Intuitive Woman Podcast gave them in episode 37. Is developing intuition a take it or leave it for Terri & Melissa? There is woo for days with some fun synchronicities, signs and intuitive hits. There's also some doubts and questions. Follow Terri on Instagram Join the Mixing Up Midlife Discussion Facebook Group Email Us: MixingupMidlife@gmail.com

Duration:00:30:29

How to Develop Intuition with Tina Conroy, The Intuitive Woman

8/28/2020
Terri and Melissa are joined by Tina Conroy, A Psychic Medium and Reiki Master and the Director of Energy Healing at the Center for Wellness and Integrative Medicine in New York. She is the Producer of the The Intuitive Woman Podcast, and a sought out Speaker on the topic of Intuition and Spirit Communication. You can find out more about Tina on her website, make sure to listen to her podcast and follow her on Instagram In this episode we learn how to develop intuition and why we...

Duration:00:46:16

36.Midlife Intuition

8/21/2020
In part 1 of this three part series, Melissa joins Terri on a journey to develop intuition. Why should we, as women in our 50's, listen to our intuition more now then ever and is it possible to become more intuitive? Terri is pretty woo about the whole thing, while Melissa is more skeptical, but they're both open to seeing what happens! Today's Cocktail, the Garden Cherry Bourbon Smash is based on this recipe from Half Baked Harvest Questions? Comments? Shoot me a DM on Instagram or...

Duration:00:13:12