Second Breaks: Ellen Kocher and Dominique Ben Dhaou
189. The 5 Dimensions of Well-Being in Midlife and Beyond with Ellen Kocher and Dominique Ben Dhaou

“One of the taglines we use in our programs is ‘Don’t grow old waiting.’ Life is too short. You are never too old to do anything. To fall in love. To start a business. To move to a new place. To change your life.” Ellen Kocher and Dominique Ben Dhaou give a preview of their new book and walk through the five gears of thriving in midlife and beyond.

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189. The 5 Dimensions of Well-Being in Midlife and Beyond with Ellen Kocher and Dominique Ben Dhaou
187. The Milestones We Must Celebrate in Midlife with Dara Goldberg

“We don’t know to give value to some of these epiphanies or life-changing and developmental moments because nobody else told us they had value.” — Dara Goldberg As we get older, there’s a tendency to recognize fewer and fewer personal milestones. As my guest, Dara Goldberg, pointed out, “It’s as though once we hit midlife,

187. The Milestones We Must Celebrate in Midlife with Dara Goldberg
Second Breaks 186 with Ronna Detrick
186. Decoding the Stories We Shaped Our Lives with Ronna Detrick

Ronna Detrick dissects these stories and decodes what about them have such profound impact, how we can begin to recognize and hear how they show up in our lives today, and what we can do to begin the process of reframing and reclaiming our stories.

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186. Decoding the Stories We Shaped Our Lives with Ronna Detrick
Second Breaks: Diane Diaz on reinventing herself
185. Discovering a New and Different ‘You’ in Midlife with Diane Diaz

Sometimes, unfortunate events like getting laid off from your job aren’t “so bad.” They can be the impetus for change and the final push to move you toward what you’ve been wanting all along — to do something and be someone different!

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185. Discovering a New and Different ‘You’ in Midlife with Diane Diaz
Second Breaks: Karen Herbert on Empty Nest
184. Empty Nest: How to Prepare For This Major Life Transition with Karen Herbert

In this episode, I talk with transitions life coach Karen Herbert to explore how parents can best manage themselves during some of the most challenging feelings of empty nesters, and most importantly, how to focus on the most important thing — the relationship they have with their young adult kids.

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184. Empty Nest: How to Prepare For This Major Life Transition with Karen Herbert
183. Coaching or Therapy: Which Help Do You Need with Nicole Lewis-Keeber

The good news: Help is more accessible these days and we have options. The challenge with that is we now must decide what kind of help we need. Who do we see for what kind of problem? How do we select, and what can we expect from the experience?

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183. Coaching or Therapy: Which Help Do You Need with Nicole Lewis-Keeber
When Unexpected Life Changes Happen

Unexpected life changes can certainly throw us for a loop and momentarily throw us off balance, leading us to commit missteps and errors in judgment. But if we can remember a few things, we can use these curveballs as an opportunity for a fresh start and turn it into a unique opportunity to design a new life — or at least, a new chapter.

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When Unexpected Life Changes Happen
Second Breaks: Mary Beth Simon on Life After Corporate Life
181. Life After Leaving the Corporate Life — A Conversation with Mary Beth Simon (Un-Retirement)

Whether you intend to or not, leaving a long corporate career can change you in ways you didn’t even anticipate — most of them for the better. Mary Beth Simon and I compared notes about how life after our corporate jobs “matched up” with our plans, and the personal changes we’ve gone through since we’ve left the structured life of corporate America.

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181. Life After Leaving the Corporate Life — A Conversation with Mary Beth Simon (Un-Retirement)