A Podcast to inspire and motivate women in midlife! Let's Calm the Chaos in our lives so we can go after our purpose and passion!

The Calm the Chaos Podcast is a weekly podcast featuring guests who help to inspire and motivate women in midlife towards their goals and dreams! They share their messages and provide the listener with resources and content to take that next step. 
 

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It was a total pleasure to speak with Deborah. She’s a wonderful and well-informed interviewer who drew out the ideas from my book through her insightful questions that would most help women in mid-life. The resulting interview was informative and fun.

Jennifer Louden

About:

Kate Erickson is the engine at Entrepreneurs On Fire, an award winning podcast where John Lee Dumas interviews inspiring Entrepreneurs who are truly ON FIRE.  She is also the host of the podcast Ditch Busy and co-author of the The Podcast Journal: Idea to Launch in 50 Days. Her goal:  to help entrepreneurs ditch busy and achieve financial and lifestyle freedom. 

What You’ll Learn:

  • What are you saying “yes” to in your day? 
  • How to set realistic goals
  • Planning ahead and knowing your priorities
  • Half of your “to do” list does not matter! 
  • It’s not about getting more done. It’s getting the right things done
  • You need to hold yourself accountable to do the work! 

Resources:

Connect with Kate Erickson here

Kate’s instagram here

Connect with Deborah for Coaching here

The mid life Quiz here

 

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About:

Beth Garrett is a certified Wardrobe Consultant who helps Women “Get Excited” about how they look. She has worked with hundreds of women to help them look more vibrant and youthful without spending a lot of money on expensive surgical procedures. Beth believes that our mental health and self-image is directly affected by what we see in the mirror.  Color is magic and can instantly transform how one looks; and we all deserve to know what colors enhance our natural beauty.  Beth has had a fascination with how colors look on different skin tones for decades. Upon retirement from Corporate America, she decided to become a Color Me Beautiful Certified.  

What You’ll Learn:

  • Beth’s journey from corporate IT Department to Color me Beautiful
  • How Beth followed her curiosity and intuition
  • As we age our pigmentation fades and we need to revisit what colors look best on us to make us sparkle! 
  • How to get a color consult virtually
  • Why you don’t need a “little black dress”.  What color do you need ?
  • Thinking about accessories and how they can enhance our appearance
  • Success stories from past clients!
  • How does Beth Calm the Chaos in her life!
  • How you can engage with Beth for your color consult virtually

Resources:

Connect with Beth here

Connect with Deborah for Coaching here

Deborah’s Pinterest page for Beth’s before and after photos!  here

The mid life Quiz here

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About:

Nicole Christina is the host of Zestful Aging Podcast, an interview show heard in 92 countries. She’s also a psychotherapist of 30 years, specializing in eating disorders.

Nicole’s guests are change makers from a variety of disciplines; filmmakers, writers, advocates, poets, musicians, Arctic researchers, athletes and entrepreneurs, many of whom are experts in their fields. The Show has a humanitarian focus, and looks at the importance of leaving your own legacy. Leaving a legacy is a way of contributing to the common good, which has shown to have a significant impact on aging well.

Zestful Aging is a media partner with the International Federation of Ageing, based in Toronto. Nicole is working on her first book: “Not Just Chatting; How to Become a Great Podcast Interviewer”.

What You’ll Learn:

  • What is Zestful aging?
  • Why are we here? What’s the point and What legacy am I going to leave behind?
  • Nicole’s journey to podcasting in midlife! 
  • Nicole shares stories of  past clients who found their passion and purpose which then became their legacy!
  • Why is it important to find your tribe?
  • Tips on connecting with people in midlife
  • Is there more for you out there in the world? Where are you curious?
  • Nicole’s challenge for the listener!

Resources:

Connect with Nicole  here

Connect with Connect with Deborah for Coaching here

The mid life Quiz here

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RevelEleven is a unique blend of inspiration and information, community and conversation, friendship and focus. RevelEleven events are an opportunity to listen to outstanding women speakers and support and challenge each other to be the best we can be. They also host retreats in Seattle, Roslyn and across the globe.

Since March, Joanie + Monica have hosted more than 70 virtual events, pivoting from in person events due to the pandemic. Drawing women from all over the world, topics have included everything from The Art of Breathing and Finding Self Worth to Gardens that nurture and yoga classes

What You’ll Learn:

  • How did Joanie and Monica create the group RevelEleven
  • What do their guests and members bring to their in person and virtual community
  • What type of speakers have they had in the past 
  • Discussion about their destination retreats and the benefits
  • What’s next on the horizon for RevelEleven
  • How do they both Calm the Chaos in their lives!

Resources:

Connect with RevelEleven here

Connect with Deborah  here 

Take the midlife Quiz here

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About:

Victoria Lane was born and raised in Syracuse, NY, where she is  currently employed by Syracuse University as a book designer at SU Press. Until she was about 35 or so, she spent every summer at my family’s summer home on Otisco Lake, where she developed a love of fishing and creating art work. Victoria  loves to fish and paint (mostly painting trout and other freshwater fish; go figure). She is  also a calligrapher and has done commissions for wedding invitations, certificates, poetry, etc. She finds it most enjoyable and rewarding. Right now Victoria is  looking forward to retirement in about 6 mos. when she  hopes to be able to do some travelling; both domestic and international. Of course that is all very much up in the air at this point. Victoria maintains a positive outlook and also looks forward to more volunteer work with Casting for Recovery.  She has a daughter and sister whom she  loves dearly and tries  to spend as much time with as possible. Victoria is looking forward to retirement as a new chapter in my life.

What You’ll Learn:

  • Victoria shares how she discovered her passions and turned them into her purpose! 
  • Her journey to calligraphy and how she maintains her side hustle creating beautiful works of art! 
  • Victoria’s journey to Casting for Recovery! 
  • How Victoria was thrown into the deep end and faced her fears of public speaking during a retreat
  • How you can contribute to Casting for Recovery! 
  • What Victoria has learned about herself through her volunteer work. 
  • How did Victoria set herself up for retirement
  • How does Victoria Calm the Chaos in her life!
  • Victoria’s challenge for the listeners

Resources

Connect with Victoria here 

Connect with Deborah for Coaching here

The mid life Quiz here

Goal and Execute Challenge Link here

 

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About:

Cara Downey is a once-therapist turned museum archivist. She is the founder of Freagh Cottage Residency for Artists + Writers, a creative residency located on the west coast of Ireland. She is also a co-founding editor at Empty House Press, a small magazine focusing on home, place, and memory. She recently relocated to the wilds of Maryland’s Eastern Shore, where she works at a small museum by the ocean attempting to read 100-year-old handwriting. 

What You’ll Learn:

  • Cara’s journey from mental health therapist to where she is at today working at the museum, her online publication and managing her cottage in Ireland for creatives!
  • What prompted Cara to make her home available?  
  • Cara shares about Freagh Cottage and what makes it unique
  • The collaboration with her friend on Empty House Press
  • How Cara Calms the Chaos in her own life
  • What’s next on the horizon for Cara and Freagh Cottage

Resources:

Connect with Cara and Freagh Cottage here

Empty House Press here

Connect with Deborah for Coaching here

Take the Midlife Quiz and see if you are ready for your next chapter here

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