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Design Your Second Half is a podcast conversation about intentionally realigning yourself with joy, connection and fulfillment in your second half of life. Host Nancy DelSanto's own second half story was the spring board for the podcast. After becoming empty nesters, she and her husband moved from the suburbs to the beach, sold 80% of what they owned, and absolutely love their new lifestyle. As an award winning interior designer, Nancy has helped clients navigate big changes of their own from moving to remodeling. In this podcast, Nancy talks with other experts about how to create a lifestyle filled with connection, a home that supports you, and an outer glow to share with the world. Find out more, including ways to connect with me, at www.askDECOR.com.

Design Your Second Half is a podcast conversation about intentionally realigning yourself with joy, connection and fulfillment in your second half of life. Host Nancy DelSanto's own second half story was the spring board for the podcast. After becoming empty nesters, she and her husband moved from the suburbs to the beach, sold 80% of what they owned, and absolutely love their new lifestyle. As an award winning interior designer, Nancy has helped clients navigate big changes of their own from moving to remodeling. In this podcast, Nancy talks with other experts about how to create a lifestyle filled with connection, a home that supports you, and an outer glow to share with the world. Find out more, including ways to connect with me, at www.askDECOR.com.
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Design Your Second Half is a podcast conversation about intentionally realigning yourself with joy, connection and fulfillment in your second half of life. Host Nancy DelSanto's own second half story was the spring board for the podcast. After becoming empty nesters, she and her husband moved from the suburbs to the beach, sold 80% of what they owned, and absolutely love their new lifestyle. As an award winning interior designer, Nancy has helped clients navigate big changes of their own from moving to remodeling. In this podcast, Nancy talks with other experts about how to create a lifestyle filled with connection, a home that supports you, and an outer glow to share with the world. Find out more, including ways to connect with me, at www.askDECOR.com.

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English

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(626)827-2223


Episodes

3+ Things You Should Know About Financial Planning For Your Second Half

11/20/2018
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Attention women over 50: it’s likely you'll be the one in charge of your family's finances. Do you feel comfortable about how you’ll afford your second half of life? Get a better understanding of budget formulas that work, unexpected costs in retirement, and the value of a team to help you navigate your financial future. Get bonus materials at https://askdecor.com/podcast/financial-planning

Duration:00:23:29

How To Use Intuition And Synchronicity For A Better Life

11/6/2018
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Use your wisdom to step into the life you really want in your second half. • Stories of how intuition can help you problem solve, lead you toward more joy, and keep you safer • Watch for signs of synchronicity to know you’re on the right path • How to try new things and know if you’re going in the right direction Get a special exercise that will surprise and delight you at https://askdecor.com/podcast/intuition

Duration:00:18:43

Life After Love & Loss

10/23/2018
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Fashion and beauty blogger Grace Liang shares her story, from a childhood in China to her life in America. The loss of her father haunts her for years. Her husband’s illness and death culminates in Grace’s sense of meaning and purpose as a messenger to others. She shares with us her experiences and life after loss. Read more at https://askdecor.com/podcast/life-after-love-and-loss

Duration:00:30:14

Bring on the Holidays: 4 Steps to Eliminate Overwhelm

10/9/2018
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So many things get added into the holidays, from home maintenance and repairs to make everything perfect for your Thanksgiving guests to holiday decorations, gifts, and parties to attend. If you're a high achiever, you'll get everything done at the expense of your health and wellness. Let's talk about strategies to stop overwhelm and make this your best season. Download the fun sheet so you can begin making these ideas work for you.

Duration:00:17:06

How To Curate Marvelous Memories & Feel Off The Clock

9/25/2018
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Laura Vanderkam is a time makeover expert. Her newest book Off The Clock: Feel Less Busy While Getting More Done holds nuggets of gold for anyone designing their second half. She’s sharing actionable ideas you can implement today to improve your experience of time and make marvelous memories. There’s a lot of information here for midlife empty nesters. I’ve made a special checklist so you don’t need to worry about remembering everything. You can get it at...

Duration:00:29:14

Renewing your meaning and purpose: Making a difference in your second half

9/11/2018
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Your lifestyle, your home, and your changing reality. Wisdom for midlife empty nesters. How to get out of your own way to live life more fully. How baby steps can move you past your fears and change the way you think. For more information, visit http://askdecor.com

Duration:00:16:14

Mentoring & Advocacy: CASA Improves Lives One Child At A Time

8/28/2018
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Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) is a national mentoring program with legal status, perfect for empty nesters who want to give back and add more meaning to their midlife experience. CASA provides a different kind of volunteer opportunity that makes a profound, positive impact for children in the foster care system. Regan Phillips, CEO of CASA Orange County, shares her expertise.

Duration:00:44:03

3 Outlandish Steps to Craft A Better Legacy

8/14/2018
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Create meaningful legacy with experiences that are novel and new over tried and true. A story about downsizing and living more joyfully. Wisdom for midlife, empty nesters, grandparents in the making and life with grown children. How to change your mind-set for better relationships and what one thing you want to avoid by changing your focus.

Duration:00:16:19

3 Things To Know If You Own Jewelry, Art or Notable Furniture with Sheryl Gillett

7/31/2018
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Expert Sheryl Gillett holds the highest honor in the oldest appraisal organization in the United States. If you have special things to sell, donate, or pass down, Sheryl explains how to determine their value. Links: www.gcappraisers.com www.askdecor.com/podcast/sherylgillett

Duration:00:26:45

4 Essential Moving Hacks To Save Money and Avoid Chaos

7/17/2018
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These 4 essential moving hacks are relevant for empty nesters who have accumulated a lot of stuff and are downsizing. Learn about taking an inventory of your furniture, art, and collectibles. Use my free worksheet. Create a photo collage of your desired lifestyle and look. Create a floorplan with multi-functional spaces. Outsource estate sale and dealer consignment support for those things you can’t use in your new home. For more information, visit the show notes at http://askdecor.com

Duration:00:17:13

6 Secrets to Simplify Your Life and Live Intentionally

7/3/2018
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Life is complicated. We have too many things to do and too many commitments. We feel stressed out trying to fit everything into our day. By the time we’re in our 40s and 50s we start thinking that there must be more to life. Those things that you were naturally drawn to early in your life hold secrets to designing your second half more authentically. Get your free worksheet to help you remember and rekindle what you loved as a child at...

Duration:00:22:43

The Easier Estate Sale: Full Service & Online

6/19/2018
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Moving is not for the faint of heart. Everything But The House (EBTH) is a new, national company that helps you navigate the stuff you don’t want to take with you on your next move. Shawna O’Connor is a Los Angeles based sales specialist with Everything But The House. She shares her experience with traditional estate sales companies and the online bid platform and full service sales support offered by her firm. Shop by category but sell whole house contents. The most searched category is...

Duration:00:20:49

How To Navigate Real Estate In Your Second Half: Vacation Homes, Living At The Beach & Downsizing with Michelle Brown and Nancy DelSanto

6/5/2018
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Meet Michelle Brown, a real estate professional who encourages her clients to live their dreams and is following her own advice by spending more time in Hawaii where she bought a second home. Michelle discusses the downside of Zillow, what her empty-nester clients want, why traffic and tourism matter, tax considerations with home sales, and trade-offs when buying a property.

Duration:00:30:59

Open Your Heart To Wonder: 2 Surprisingly Simple Steps to Unlock Unexpected Joy

5/22/2018
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I want to talk about something I found to be incredibly helpful early on during my own experience of designing my second half. I really think you’ll see amazing benefits too and the sooner you start, the better off you’ll be. By doing this one thing I had a startling revelation that has really helped me and I’m hoping you’ll have a similar revelation.

Duration:00:15:29

What no one tells you about finding your inner glow, with Katresha Moskios

5/8/2018
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Katresha, co-owner of the Pearl Laguna (a wellness retreat center in California), share her four pillars of health and wellness. For more information, visit the show notes at http://www.askdecor.com/podcast/katresha

Duration:00:41:28

5 Things Nobody Tells You About Designing Your Second Half

4/23/2018
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Welcome to the first episode of Design Your Second Half. A radical change in our lives set off a chain of events that awakened lost dreams. Host Nancy DelSanto shares her story and 5 things no one tells you about designing your second half. For more information, visit the show notes at http://www.askdecor.com/podcast

Duration:00:24:59