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:

Patty Bonsera, CFEI, is a former Securities Trader who became a Financial Wellness Advisor to support women 40+. In an industry built for men, she founded Fear.less Girl Financial as a better way to help midlife women feel confident and beautiful about their finances and to celebrate midlife with soulful abundance. She will coach you, teach you, and celebrate with you every step of the way.

What You’ll Learn:

  • Was 2020 a wake up call for estate planning?
  • Estate planning is a comprehensive financial plan
  • Patty shares scenarios on a smooth transition of an estate vs. a not so smooth
  • Revocable trust vs. non revocable
  • How to approach the topic of estate planning with your partner
  • Start an annual financial summit
  • How to pick the right person to help you with your estate plan
  • How to engage with patty
  • Patty’s morning routine
  • The Midlife Cate is coming soon!

Resources:

Connect with Patty here

Connect with Deborah for coaching here

Take the mid life Quiz here

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About:

Paula is a former organizational development practitioner, with over 20 years experience in corporate training, leadership development, and coaching. She earned a graduate degree in Counseling Psychology with a cognate in Theology from the University of Denver. Paula’s expertise includes Reality-Based Leadership, Crucial Conversations, and Contemplative Leadership.

As a board-certified coach, an ordained ministerial counselor, and a certified Focusing guide, Paula brings a wealth of expertise and understanding to her work.

 

In her study of transpersonal and nondual psychology, Paula discovered how the practice of Focusing freed her of being identified with the ego, allowing her to live more consistently from a state characterized by wisdom and grace. This is why Paula shares this practice with others, so that they may also experience a transformed way of being

What You’ll Learn:

  • How Covid came along and changed Paula’s plan
  • Paula focuses on spiritual training and development for leader and people who are spiritual seekers who are looking to dissolve their ego and live from a higher level of consciousness 
  • How Focusing works, an example and what to expect
  • Examples of how focusing has helped people
  • What Paula has learned about herself through her journey
  • How can you connect with Paula
  • How does Paula calm the chaos
  • Paula’s challenge for the listeners

Resources:

Connect with Paula here 

Connect with Deborah for coaching here

Take the mid life Quiz here

Enjoy the show? Don’t miss an episode, follow the podcast on Spotify, I HEART RADIO and  Apple Podcast and leave a review. Listen to more episodes here.

About:

Jennifer Louden is a personal growth pioneer who helped launch the concept of self-care with her 1992 bestselling debut book The Woman’s Comfort Book. She is the author of six additional books, including The Woman’s Retreat Book, The Life Organizer, and her newest release, Why Bother? She appeared on a number of television and radio shows and podcasts—including The Oprah Winfrey Show. As an entrepreneur and educator, Jennifer has offered women’s retreats for over 25 years. She lives in Boulder County, Colorado.

What You’ll Learn:

  • Why Bother  is a discernment question. It’s not one to get “right”
  • Asking ourselves Why Bother brings us into the present moment!
  • Why Jennifer wrote the companion Journal to the book
  • Jennifer shares her expectations for her book Why Bother and the realities.  
  • This is your life and you get to choose! 
  • There are two doorways to Why Bother:  Self Compassion and Wonder
  • Jennifer’s challenge to the listeners
  • What’s next for Jennifer? A business mastermind! 
  • It’s never too late to do the inner work for yourself! 

Resources:

Connect with Jennifer here

Jennifer’s conversation with Deborah in April 2020 here

Connect with Deborah for Coaching here

The mid life Quiz here

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About:

Maggie Smith is the award-winning author of several books of poetry including Good Bones, The Well Speaks of Its Own Poison, and Lamp of the Body. A 2011 recipient of a Creative Writing Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, Smith has also received several Individual Excellence Awards from the Ohio Arts Council, two Academy of American Poets Prizes, a Pushcart Prize, and fellowships from the Sustainable Arts Foundation and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. She has been widely published, appearing in The New York Times, Tin House, The Gettysburg Review, The Southern Review, and more. 

What You’ll Learn:

  • Every ending is also a beginning
  • How a “note to self”  each day on Instagram turned into a book
  • All of us are in a “what’s next”  place
  • What helps Maggie go to that still and quiet space
  • Feel the loss and the space. Think:  I get to rebuild something here
  • Our thoughts create our reality
  • We do not get to choose the circumstance
  • How Maggie felt while writing her book
  • Going through a divorce forced Maggie to go back and look at her life
  • What actions can we be taking now on behalf of our future self
  • Maggie’s challenge to the listeners!

Resources:

Connect with Maggie  here 

Connect with Deborah for Coaching here

The mid life Quiz here

Enjoy the show? Don’t miss an episode, follow the podcast on Spotify, I HEART RADIO and  Apple Podcast and leave a review. Listen to more episodes here

About:

Denise Is the Creator or The Use Your Cycle Method and Founder of The Menopause Project

She has been a Personal Trainer for 18+ years and Hormone Specialist for the last 6 Specializing in Peri and Menopause

Denise  started working with women over 40 #BecauseMenopauseDoesntHaveToSuck

and not enough of us are talking about it.

 

It’s her  belief that with a few simple lifestyle tweaks we can continue to be vibrant, vital members of society

What You’ll Learn:

  • Why some women are reluctant to start a conversation surrounding menopause
  • Your hormones are about so much more than having babies! 
  • What prompts people to reach out to Denise for her services
  • Each half of the month we are ruled by Estrogen or Progesterone
  • How do we amplify our hormones when we need to for ourselves?
  • What’s causing those night sweats, hot flashing and how to eliminate
  • The difference between a man and woman’s cycle.  How to manage in your favor! 
  • Lean in to what your body wants while still making gains! 
  • Success stories with her clients
  • How we can support our hormones
  • Stress and Cortisol.  The Tiger is chasing you! 
  • Advice to our daughters now! 
  • Denise’s challenge to the listener

Resources:

Connect with Denise  here on Facebook

Connect with Denise here on Instagram

Denise’s YouTube Channel here 

Connect with Deborah for coaching here

Take the mid life Quiz here

Enjoy the show? Don’t miss an episode, follow the podcast on Spotify, I HEART RADIO and  Apple Podcast.   Listen to more episodes here.

About:

Deborah Voll is a certified professional life coach for women in midlife who are seeking their  life purpose and passion! From her own experience, Deborah believes that once women calm the chaos in their lives, they’ll have more time and energy to focus on what really matters! As the creator and producer of her own Calm the Chaos weekly podcast, she discusses a variety of exciting life-changing topics with experts who share tips for living a life of happiness and passion. Through her eight-week one-on-one coaching program, Deborah safely creates a space for women to come alive with the clarity of how to achieve the meaningful moments they want for their best years ahead. She feels just as fulfilled as her clients do when they crush their goals with the help of her results-oriented workbook “Find Your Purpose and Passion.” Deborah loves living in Redmond, Washington, where she raised her two adult children and found her own midlife purpose when she certified as a professional life coach, proving it’s never too late to find your new passion in life! Read more about Deborah at www.deborahvoll.com where you can sign up for her weekly newsletter and take a free quiz to discover how ready you are to start your next chapter!

What You’ll Learn:

  • Sharing the one year anniversary of the show!  How Deborah met the challenge of learning podcasting, getting out of her comfort zone and being open to whatever happened on the journey! 
  • How far podcasting has come in one year for the podcast community. Currently in 2021 there are 1,750,000 shows in the universe!  Wow!
  • Why Deborah created the show and the lessons she learned about herself
  • Deborah shares an interview with a former coaching client. How life coaching helped her find her next chapter and what is was like to coach with Deborah
  • What is your desire? Write down that one desire! How will you feel when you’ve accomplished your goal?  What emotion are you feeling? When you can associate an emotion with that desire you are beginning your journey!  

Resources:

Connect with Deborah for coaching here

Take the mid life Quiz here

Enjoy the show?

Don’t miss an episode, follow the podcast on I Heart Radio, Spotify and  Apple Podcast and leave a review. Listen to more episodes here.