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If you're a woman over 40 looking to improve your wellness, mindset, career and more, Forty Thrive is for you. You'll meet experts and discover the resources you need to not just survive midlife, but thrive. Whether you're facing the madness of menopause head on, looking to make a big life transition or just want to feel like the best version of yourself, Forty Thrive is all about real life solutions to everyday problems women in their 40s and 50s face. Hosted by Jackie MacDougall

If you're a woman over 40 looking to improve your wellness, mindset, career and more, Forty Thrive is for you. You'll meet experts and discover the resources you need to not just survive midlife, but thrive. Whether you're facing the madness of menopause head on, looking to make a big life transition or just want to feel like the best version of yourself, Forty Thrive is all about real life solutions to everyday problems women in their 40s and 50s face. Hosted by Jackie MacDougall

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If you're a woman over 40 looking to improve your wellness, mindset, career and more, Forty Thrive is for you. You'll meet experts and discover the resources you need to not just survive midlife, but thrive. Whether you're facing the madness of menopause head on, looking to make a big life transition or just want to feel like the best version of yourself, Forty Thrive is all about real life solutions to everyday problems women in their 40s and 50s face. Hosted by Jackie MacDougall

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English


Episodes

Why Women Are Afraid to Talk Money

4/14/2021
Meet Leah Hadley, a best-selling author, Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA) and an Accredited Financial Counselor (AFC), she’s all about helping her us make wise financial decisions as we begin the next phase of life with the strongest possible financial foundation. Leah wasn’t always a financial wiz, in fact she was an instant parent of three when she and her husband adopted a sibling group. But then it wasn’t soon after that she was going through a divorce. So she gets the...

Duration:00:36:29

10 Things Every Woman Over 40 Should Know

3/31/2021
50 is here, baby! And I've learned a few things in my 50 years on this beautiful planet. Today, I'm sharing 10 of those hard earned lessons in hopes that they can help you too. Psst: This is a great episode to share with your younger friends. (I'm like the ghost of Christmas future over here). Mentioned in this episode: Check out this post in our Forty Thrive FB group! Join the Forty Thrive Hive! Check out these reads by Forty Thrive guest authors! Get a FREE month of Audible...

Duration:00:16:21

Guest Co-host Kim Goldman

3/23/2021
Welcome to Forty Thrive's 100th episode! 100 episodes featuring experts, resources and badass women (and a couple of dudes) with incredible stories. This week, guest co-host Kim Goldman joins Jackie to talk the one year anniversary of the pandemic and all the non-stop changes that have happened to the ladies in the Forty Thrive community. In this episode: • How to foster friendships, even when you want to crawl into a hole • How to take on changes, even those that blindside us. • Using...

Duration:00:53:06

Balancing Business and Love

3/17/2021
If you're running a business with your significant other or even just sharing a home office, this episode is for you. Naketa Thigpen knows the challenges of running a business while trying to keep a relationship thriving. Naketa gets how exhausting things can be right now and how when we're pulled in too many directions, often a marriage or a long-term partnership is the first to take the hit. If you’re tired of choosing between energy for your business and energy for your marriage, you’ll...

Duration:00:57:27

The Six Habits

3/9/2021
When I say habits, you may think yeah, yeah, I’ve heard all about habits. The best seller shelf, TV self help experts… habits are old news. Not even a little bit. Not only does guest Laura DiBenedetto have a fresh take on habits -- the way she combines very specific habits is nothing short of life changing Don’t believe me? Take a listen. About Laura: TEDx Speaker,#1 Bestselling author of The Six Habits and Life Mastery Coach, Laura DiBenedetto teaches us how to create the life of our...

Duration:00:45:10

Lose Weight for the Last Time

3/1/2021
If you’ve been wanting to lose weight and find yourself getting excited about the new fad diet, I’m here to let you off the hook. You don’t need that. In fact, I am totally against all of the crazy messages the diet industry shoves down our throats, trying to trigger our insecurities. We all know that’s what they’re doing but they craft such compelling messages, the next thing you know we’re buying a thigh master… or a bag of powder filled with ingredients we can’t even pronounce. Meet...

Duration:00:38:13

Get Your Sex Drive Back (Yasssss)

2/23/2021
Are you ready to put the sizzle back in your sex drive? Excellent, you're in the right place. Meet Maryon Stewart, the author of Manage your Menopause Naturally; The Six Week Guide to Calming Hot Flashes and Night Sweats, Getting Your Sex Drive Back, Sharpening Memory and Reclaiming Well Being. This book should be required reading for any woman facing symptoms of menopause (or peri-menopause). About Our Guest: Maryon Stewart is the author of Manage Your Menopause Naturally and 27 other...

Duration:00:42:18

Am I Having a Midlife Crisis?

2/16/2021
Today’s episode is all about the midlife crisis. Could you or your partner be smack dab in the middle of one? It’s quite possible. What is a midlife crisis? How does it manifest in women vs men? And, most importantly, how do we deal with it? Related Episodes: Tackling the Most Common Challenges for Women Over 40 Midlife Crisis or Midlife Awakening? What the Hell Has Happened to Me? About Our Guest: Stacy Kaiser is a successful Southern California based licensed psychotherapist, author,...

Duration:00:34:54

The Annoying Advice My Husband Gave Me

2/9/2021
Are you feeling stuck? Unsure? Detached? You’re not alone. Sometimes, it can feel like it happens overnight, but often it happens so slowly over time that we don’t even notice it. BOOM, we wake up one day and discover we're just phoning it in... going through the motions but CRAVING SOMETHING MORE. It doesn’t have to be that way. In this episode, I’m going to share how you -- yes, you! -- can reboot. Plus, what is self love really? The Forty Thrive community weighs in! Mentioned...

Duration:00:12:23

Why People Might Not Be Listening To You

2/7/2021
I have such a fun treat for you today. As a celebrity vocal coach, Denise Woods is the "voice behind the voice." She's worked with Halle Berry, Will Smith, Jessica Chastain, Queen Latifah, Idris Elba and so many other A-list celebrities. But here's the cool thing; Denise can also help those of us who aren't celebs use our voice to the best of its ability, actually improving our lives in the most unexpected ways. About Our Guest: Denise Woods is a graduate and former faculty...

Duration:00:32:08

Is Your Brain Messing with You?

1/26/2021
What if you discovered your memories are actually wrong, that what you thought you knew was actually completely inaccurate? Dr. Ginger Campbell is the author of "Are You Sure? The Unconscious Origins of Certainty" and she's here to help us understand our own brains. Plus, coming out later in life. How to find support yourself and/or support those you love. Ginger talks with those who've taken the brave steps forward on her podcast, Graying Rainbows. Guest: Dr. Ginger Campbell is best known...

Duration:00:26:02

The Tool We All Should Be Using

1/19/2021
[et_pb_section][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text] The Reframe: a tool that may not be so easy, but it's really simple. In this interactive episode, therapist Melody Murray shares her brilliance with members of the Forty Thrive community, as she answers questions and inspires us all to reframe in a way that will bring more peace, understanding and sanity to our lives. Melody is the very first guest of our Forty Thrive live series. Each month, we record one episode where we...

Duration:00:49:52

It's Your Time

1/12/2021
If you’re a woman who’s excited to see what’s next… maybe make a pivot in your career… or even (dare I say) put yourself out there, today’s guest can help you big time. Juju Hook helps "primetime women" (that’s us!) build brands. In this episode, we talk "Breakthrough Breakdowns," six lies we’ve come to believe about aging, the 50 hour rule and so much more. Join us for Forty Thrive LIVE! Once a month, you’ll have an opportunity to join other Forty Thrive listeners for a live...

Duration:00:52:34

Screw the Resolutions

1/5/2021
Welcome to Forty Thrive 2021! Are you ready to make this year your healthiest yet? This episode is for you. If you've been listening to the podcast for awhile, you know exactly who Courtney Townley is. Courtney helps women mend their relationship with their body so they can achieve true deep health and deliver their best to the things that matter most to them. She is so smart and so gifted in helping women really get honest with ourselves and move toward the best version of ourselves...

Duration:00:49:30

Who Are You Really?

12/29/2020
As we wrap up the year, I’ve got an episode for you that’s short, sweet and impactful. Janet Ioli is the author of Less Ego More Soul: A Modern Reinvention Guide for Women and the creator of 2021 Power Presence Practices calendar journal. Both of which she’s generously giving away to one of our lucky Forty Thrive listeners. Have you ever seen those posts where people choose a word that sort of serves as their compass for the year to come? I love choosing a word each December ....

Duration:00:25:46

A Delightful Little Episode on Aging

12/22/2020
We don't often hear the words "delightful" and "aging" in the same sentence, but today, we're changing that. Stephanie Raffelock is the author of A Delightful Little Book on Aging. (She Writes Press, April 2020). A graduate of Naropa University’s program in Writing and Poetics, she has worked as a freelancer for The Aspen Times and The Rogue Valley Messenger. She’s also written and blogged for Nexus Magazine, Omaha Lifestyles, Care2.com and SixtyandMe.com, to name a few. The new co-host of...

Duration:00:28:43

You're Not Fearless (And Why That's a Good Thing)

12/15/2020
Dr. Michele Cooley-Strickland is not only is she brilliant at what she does as a psychologist, researcher, professor and podcaster, she’s actually masterful at adding and subtracting things to her life when she wants more — or less –– and not settling for meh. In this episode, the multi-faceted, multi-talented and multi-passionate Dr. Michele inspires and provides step-by-step tools to take the leap into the life you truly want. If you don’t yell "hell yeah" at least a dozen times during...

Duration:00:44:35

This Is What Could Be Aging You

12/8/2020
At one point or another, I think we've all uttered those three toxic words, "I'm too old." Annie Gaudreault, holistic nutritionist, speaker and wellness coach flips "too old" on its head and says "hurry up." If you've been thinking it's time to align your food with what your body truly craves, this episode is your first step. There are so many helpful (and truthful) nuggets here, you'll be well on your way to wellness in just 45 minutes! Get Annie's Guide to Thriving at Home! Get Annie's...

Duration:00:49:46

Do You Want More Money?

12/1/2020
One of the reasons I love December is that it’s the perfect time to prioritize and plan for what you want in the new year. I don’t know anyone who doesn’t want to start and live the year in a strong financial position. Katy Chen Mazzara is here to help! Katy is a certified financial coach and graduate of UC Berkeley’s Personal Financial Planning Program. As a former journalist, TV producer and award winning documentary filmmaker, Katy understands the balance between dreaming and doing....

Duration:00:49:28

Menopause, Fight Club and Brad Pitt

11/24/2020
Meet Catherine Balsam-Schwaber. She's smart, successful and CEO of Kindra, a company that just might rock your world. Together, Catherine and I bust the lid off menopause, including sleepless nights, hot flashes, mood swings and (believe it or not) the benefits of being a midlife woman in the midst of this change. About Our Guest: Catherine Balsam-Schwaber is known as a dynamic, results-oriented leader with a track record of delivering exceptional results in high pressure environments....

Duration:00:52:06