Now is the Time to Invest in Yourself

As Women, we are  faced with a unique set of challenges. Often we are juggling work, family, and other responsibilities, which can leave little time for personal growth and development. However, investing in oneself is essential for personal and professional growth, and it’s  never too late to start today!  I will be sharing  why it […]

Learning to have courage and trust surrounding food.

About: Cassie Christopher is a Registered Dietitian, Emotional Eating Expert, and owner of Cassie Christopher Health Coaching. She has a Master’s degree in Nutrition and specializes in helping women in midlife and beyond find the Courage to Trust themselves around food. She helps women stop the cycle of all-or-nothing dieting that leads to numbing emotions […]

Taking Time To Celebrate!

About: Welcome back to Calm the Chaos! You are listening to Episode 106 and today my guest is ME!  Yes, that’s right today I’ll be doing all the talking!  And….  it’s a big day as today marks the 2nd year anniversary of producing the podcast Calm the Chaos!   I decided to do this episode solo […]

Why Bother! Discover the Desire for What’s Next

About: Jennifer and I discuss her book, Why Bother! Discover the Desire for What’s Next.  Since it’s the end of the year, it’s the perfect time to stop, notice and celebrate the arising of the desire within yourself!  This desire is what gives us the juice, courage, and inspiration to get over the fears that […]

Dr. Pepper Schwartz, Love, Sexuality and Relationships

Ep: 40 Dr. Pepper Schwartz. Love, Sexuality and Relationships About: Professor of Sociology at the University of Washington, Award from the American Sociological Assoc. for Public Understanding of Sociology; On Air Relationship expert for Married at First Sight since it’s inception, 50 academic articles and 25 books, two New York Times Best Sellers, ( The […]

Michelle Vina-Baltsas, Intuitive Eating Coach

Episode 39: Michelle Vina-Baltsas, Intuitive Eating Coach About: Michelle Viña-Baltsas is a professionally trained coach and certified intuitive eating counselor. She supports midlife women who are ready to rewrite their stories around eating, body image and movement. Her unique approach to living guides women to focus on meeting their own needs and respecting their bodies […]

Lisbeth McKinley, Professional Organizer, Let’s Make Room

Episode 38: Lisbeth McKinley, Professional Organizer, Let’s Make Room About: Lisbeth “Lis” McKinley, is a Certified Professional Organizer, move manager, public speaker and owner of LET’S MAKE ROOM, LLC based in Oakland, California, now in its 12th year of operation. Lis, along with her team at LET’S MAKE ROOM, helps clients achieve their unique vision […]

Pattie Hanmer, Artist, Coach and Teacher of “The Artist’s Way”

Episode 37: Pattie Hanmer, Artist, Coach and Teacher of “The Artist’s Way” About: Pattie Hanmer was born in England and lived there until her mid 20’s. Her appetite for adventure, new experiences and hunger for spiritual growth took her to Australia and New Zealand until 2000 when she set sail again and came to the […]

Sherry Smilar, Menopause Health Coach

Episode 36: Sherry Smilar, Menopause Coach About: Sherry is a nutrition coach and a personal trainer. She helps midlife women lose weight and reduce the symptoms of menopause using simple fitness and nutrition habits. She went back to school to study fitness and nutrition in her 40s and worked at the YMCA instructing fitness classes […]

Amy Schmidt, Fearlessly Facing Fifty

Episode 18: Moving Forward From Covid-19 And Addressing Our Grief About: We discuss how to move forward from our experiences  with Covid-19 and address our grief.  All of us at some point need to ask ourselves to let go and grieve what we lost as a result of our experiences during this time. Let’s work […]