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A Podcast about fearlessly navigating life after 40…

Because Life Is An Epic Road Trip.

Buckle up as you embark on an adventure of a lifetime, handling the twists and turns of living your best life in the messy middle.

Recent Episodes

EO63: Part One The Magnificent Midlife with Rachel Lankester

EO63: Part One The Magnificent Midlife with Rachel Lankester

Today we’re talking to Rachel Lankester the founder of Magnificent Midlife, an online hub and community celebrating and empowering women in midlife and beyond. Rachel helps women in midlife become who they were meant to be through mentoring, an online members club, midlife wellness courses, and the Magnificent Midlife Podcast.  We know you’ll love it, so let’s hit the road.

We had the opportunity to discuss the following with Rachel: (more…)

EO62:Embracing Hygge in Western Massachusetts: Winter Should Be Enjoyed, Not Endured

EO62:Embracing Hygge in Western Massachusetts: Winter Should Be Enjoyed, Not Endured

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Thanks for joining Nicole on this episode of the Messy Middle Road Trip Podcast. Nicole is one half of our dynamic hosting duo. They are entrepreneurs, wives, moms, and women who are fearlessly navigating the middle of life. In between the regular podcasts, Janine and Nicole will be going solo to talk about their areas of expertise. Janine tackles travel and Nicole will be focused on the Health and Wellness Umbrella. Today Nicole be talking about the importance of mindset during the winter months to combat seasonal affective disorder and embrace the season of fuzzy socks and warm blankets by the fire.

Nicole will share her experience growing up in New England as a kid and enjoying the winter weather and activities that accompanied this time of year. She will also share how that love changed following her psoriatic arthritis diagnosis. Like so many people living in cold climates during certain times of the year, Nicole was suffering from Seasonal Affective Disorder or SAD. Depending on where you live, SAD can produce sadness, loss of energy, irritability, difficulty concentrating, sleeping more, decrease in activity, withdrawing socially, craving carbohydrates and overeating for three months or longer.  (more…)

EO61: Get Healthy in 2020 with Personal Trainer Michelle Crean

EO61: Get Healthy in 2020 with Personal Trainer Michelle Crean

Today, we’re talking Michelle Crean, Certified Personal Trainer and owner of Empowerment, a personal training service for women of all ages and fitness levels. Michelle’s passion for exercise began after the birth of her first son when she realized that in order to be the most effective mother she could be, she first had to be the strongest, healthiest version of herself. 

Inspired by the notion of helping other women to transform themselves, and understanding firsthand the demands on women, she started Empowerment, to provide fitness training and healthy eating advice to women in the comfort of home. Michelle is passionate about helping every woman reframe her mindset so she can feel comfortable in her own skin, live a more energetic and confident life, and most importantly, feel strong inside and out. 

Today we talked about… (more…)

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