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. 
 

If you have a story you’d like to share with our listeners, please contact me. 

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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.

About:

Rose Freeman and Anastasia Allison love the great outdoors and have a passion for bringing the beauty of their music to others. They think nothing of getting up at one am to hike up a mountain to play and record for us here at home. They call themselves the Musical Mountaineers.  Their story of how they met is unique and their insight into being mindful and present is a gift to be shared.

What You’ll Learn:

  • How Rose and Anastasia met
  • What prompted that first trip into the wilderness
  • Why did they start to record their expeditions
  • Where do they focus their hikes?
  • Their six strategies for how they calm the chaos in their own lives
  • Where you can find them playing live in 2020
  • How you can support them via Patreon.

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About:

Katie Davis is an internationally acclaimed floral designer in Salem, Oregon. She founded Ponderosa and Thyme in 2011 and has taken her business from being a full time  florist to providing on-line floral classes and floral meditations. If you are looking for a peaceful way to relax while enjoying the beauty of flowers this is a wonderful opportunity for you to be introduced  to this unique meditation. 

What You’ll Learn:

  • Katie’s journey within the floral industry
  • How she created the floral meditations
  • Following your intuition and trusting yourself along the way
  • What does the process look like for creation of each meditation
  • You can have very different types of meditation practices. It’s great to explore and experiment.
  • Feedback she receives regarding her meditations 
  • What’s next on her plate with her business 

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About:

Beth built her medical career around bringing wellness into everyday life, especially for busy women juggling work, children, and their relationships. She obtained her undergraduate degree in art history at the University of Pennsylvania, medical degree from the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. Trained at Columbia Presbyterian in New York City, worked at Columbia’s Center for Women’s Health, and at the Women’s Health Center at the Cleveland Clinic.

A fortuitous move to Santa Monica, CA allowed her to shift her focus from seeing patients to writing, a transformation that has allowed her to reach a broader audience of women on the issues of health and wellness. Subsequently, her first book was published in 2018, and sees patients now at the Venice Family Clinic.

What You’ll Learn:

  • What is Challah
  • How did Beth’s journey begin making Challah each week and how has it changed her life
  • How is making Challah a meditative practice for Beth
  • The importance of the prayer prior to making Challah
  • Discussion on how food is medicine
  • How has making Challah changed her life and her community
  • Beth’s challenge for the listeners

 

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About:

Katya is the owner of Herban Wellness in Kirkland, Washington. She started her journey at Bastyr University where she studied herbal medicine as a healthcare discipline where she earned her bachelor of science degree.  Kaya’s store in Kirkland offers a wide selection of herbs, teas, tinctures and essential oils. On her website, you will be able to access products, resources, articles and her classes and events.

What You’ll Learn:

  • What prompted Katya to open her store after her degree at Bastyr
  • What is the biggest misconception regarding herbal medicine.
  • What approach does she use in the shop to guide someone to a specific protocol.
  • What is the Chill out Tea!
  • Katya’s challenge for the listener
  • Classes and Events offered in the store

 

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About:

Michael is the founder and guide of Cascadia Forest Therapy and has a long history of working for the well-being of people and nature.  As a permaculture designer he tended the wellness of the earth. As a middle and high school teacher he continues to tend relationships and individual growth. Now, in guiding forest therapy walks, he has found a way to tend these domains-people, Earth, relationships-all at the same time.

What You’ll Learn:

  • How did Michael get involved in offering forest bathing?
  • What is forest bathing?
  • How you can calm the chaos with forest bathing!
  • How can you forest bathe when you don’t live near the forest.
  • Michael’s challenge for the listeners.

 

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  • About:

    In this  bonus episode Deborah will be asking: 

    • How is your year going?  
    • Are your goals for this year still relevant. Do you still see 2020?
    • Deborah’s journey with the podcast
    • Is it ok to be messy and still get it right? 
    • Do you need help getting a jump start to this year? It’s not too late.  
    • It’s ok to ask for help 

     

Schedule a free coaching session with Deborah here 

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