Midlife Rise + Thrive

Sara Poldmae

Who said midlife has to be a crisis?

Dr. Sara Poldmae is here with the Midlife Rise + Thrive podcast for perimenopausal, menopausal, and postmenopausal women who are ready to heal and set new intentions as they write their next chapter.

Bringing you heart, humanity, and humor, each week Dr. Sara is sharing accessible education, real-world stories, and exclusive interviews for the modern woman. She’s dismantling societal aging norms one myth at a time as she explores new health and wellness approaches, changing relationships, healthcare advocacy, and the many complexities and opportunities of midlife.

Each episode comes straight from the heart to teach you how to live with intention and experience fulfillment in mind, body, and soul as you chart your bold course through life’s transitions.

For more than 20 years as a healer, doctor of acupuncture and Chinese medicine, and functional medicine practitioner, Dr. Sara has bridged the gap between Western and alternative medicine practices for her patients and their physicians and healthcare practitioners. Today, she leverages her unique experiences and perspectives as a speaker, consultant, and fierce advocate committed to challenging the narrative of the invisible, aging woman.

Get ready to make midlife your best life. Find out more at risingwomanproject.com!

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How to Stop Emotional Eating with Sherry Shaban
3d ago
How to Stop Emotional Eating with Sherry Shaban
Do you wish that you could stop emotional eating for good?Sherry Shaban is here to teach you a different approach to health that begins with self-love and listening to your body. Sherry will help you rewire your brain to release self-sabotaging limiting beliefs and fall in love with fitness so that weight loss becomes easy, predictable, and enjoyable. In this episode, we’re discussing what causes emotional eating, how to heal your relationship with your body, and what your gut health has to do with your emotions.Sherry Shaban is an osteopath and an anti-diet health and life coach from Montreal, QC. She is the founder of the Fall in Love with Fitness podcast, the HIIT Decks™ app, and Make Peace with Food™, the leaders in an anti-diet approach that rewires the brain’s relationship with food to naturally release bodyweight struggles forever. Topics covered in this episode include:Putting health before weight loss The power of connecting to your emotions How to stop emotional eating with kindness and self-love Tune in to change your relationship with food forever. All show notes are available at risingwomanproject.com!Resources Mentioned:Download Sherry’s Free Workbook: www.makepeacewithfood.comVisit Sherry’s Website: www.sherryshaban.comGet the HIIT Decks App: www.hiitdecks.com Follow Sherry on Facebook⁠: https://www.facebook.com/SherryShabanFitness Follow @sherryshabanfitness on ⁠Instagram⁠: https://www.instagram.com/sherryshabanfitness/ Follow @SherryShaban on ⁠X⁠: https://twitter.com/SherryShaban Follow @sherryshaban on ⁠TikTok⁠: https://www.tiktok.com/@sherryshaban Connect with Sherry on ⁠LinkedIn⁠: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sherryshaban/ Subscribe to Sherry’s ⁠YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZDsDeXdFBPiWbtdZFeQktw/featured
Better Bone Health with Dr. John Neustadt
11-04-2024
Better Bone Health with Dr. John Neustadt
Did you know that your bone health is a major contributing factor to your overall health as you age?Dr. Neustadt noticed that there were some pretty severe gaps in the healthcare industry when it came to bone health, so he made it his mission to make sure you have all the information you need to maintain healthy bones. In this episode of the Midlife Rise + Thrive podcast, our first male guest, Dr. John Neustadt, is sharing some of the statistics on bone health in midlife, why your bones are so important to your overall health, and what you can do to strengthen your bones and keep them healthy as you age. Dr. Neustadt (New-Stat), ND, is the Founder and President of Nutritional Biochemistry, Inc. (NBI). Dr. Neustadt has published more than 100 medical articles, written four health and wellness books and is now a #1 Amazon Best Selling Author in the field of Osteoporosis. His most recent book is called Fracture-Proof Your Bones: A Comprehensive Guide to Osteoporosis. Topics covered in this episode include:The problem with relying on the bone density test How to maintain your bone strength Lifestyle changes you can make to strengthen your bonesWhether you’re facing a diagnosis of osteoporosis and wondering where to go from here or you’re trying to take preventative measures to protect your bone health in the future, this episode has something for you.All show notes are available at risingwomanproject.com!Resources Mentioned:Visit the NBI Website: https://nbihealth.comGet a Free PDF of Dr. Neustadt’s Latest Book Fracture-Proof Your Bones:  https://www.nbihealth.com/fractureproof/ Connect with Dr. Neustadt on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/john-neustadt-nd-1553576/Follow NBI on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nbihealth/ Subscribe to the NBI YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/@NBIHealth/videos Reserve Your Spot on the Culinary and Wellness Retreat: https://risingwomanproject.com/retreats/july-2024-retreat-in-dickerson-md/
Happy Whole You with Anna Marie Frank
04-04-2024
Happy Whole You with Anna Marie Frank
Can you think your way into a better life? Our guest Anna Marie Frank and I believe that you can, and we’re going to teach you how today on the Midlife Rise + Thrive podcast. This episode is all about mindset, wellness, and how to improve your life through the power of thought. In this episode, Anna Marie explains how you can control your biology, understand your brain type, and create a plan for the future of your health. Dr. Anna Marie Frank, a doctor of Traditional Naturopathy with a Ph.D. in Natural Medicine, is the founder of Happy Whole You wellness centers and the creator of a unique brain nutraceutical line. Topics covered in this episode include:Shifting your perspective on your wellness How to have a more positive outlook on life Creating a game plan to restore the foundations of your health A happy and healthy life is attainable for you, and it’s actually closer than you think. All show notes are available at risingwomanproject.com!Resources Mentioned:Visit Anna Marie’s Website: https://happywholeyou.com/Connect with Anna Marie on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/annamariefrankhappywholeyou/Follow Happy Whole You on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HAPPYWHOLEYOUBAKO/ Follow @happywholeyou on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/happywholeyou/Subscribe to the Happy Whole You YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/@HAPPYWHOLEYOUListen to the Happy Whole You Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/happy-whole-you/id1487318744?uo=4&ct=rephonic&mt=2
Breathing Through Divorce with Elizabeth Soto-Baez
28-03-2024
Breathing Through Divorce with Elizabeth Soto-Baez
Are you ready to rediscover who you are after feeling lost in a marriage?There are a lot of misconceptions about leaving a marriage and it can feel really isolating, but Elizabeth Soto-Baez wants you to know that you’re not alone. She gets it, and she can help. Through breathwork and other techniques, she will help you reconnect to yourself, regulate your nervous system, and release anxiety so that you can become the woman you want to be. Don’t miss this episode of the Midlife Rise + Thrive podcast!Elizabeth Soto-Baez is a women's empowerment coach and breathwork facilitator walking alongside women who've experienced divorce or separation. She helps women end a life of emptiness, confusion, and overwhelm and step into a life of freedom, passion, and peace of mind.Topics covered in this episode include:Misconceptions about leaving a marriage The power of showing up for yourself What breathwork is and how it worksI hope this episode will help you find peace as you listen and beyond. All show notes are available at risingwomanproject.com!Resources Mentioned:Visit Elizabeth’s Website: www.launchyourlifecoaching.comFollow @launch.your.life.coaching on Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/launch.your.life.coaching/Follow Elizabeth on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/elizabeth.soto.baez.21 Check Out Elizabeth’s Book Recommendations for Healing After Divorce: https://launchyourlifecoaching.activehosted.com/f/9 Join the Private Facebook Group "Launch Your Life: Divorced Women Creating Freedom, Confidence & Self-Love": https://www.facebook.com/groups/555768972709116
Brownies for Breakfast with Lynne Bowman
21-03-2024
Brownies for Breakfast with Lynne Bowman
How hard do you find it to eat healthily?It can feel like there are a lot of barriers to healthy eating like time, money, and skill, because we seem to have overcomplicated it. What if healthy eating could be super simple?Lynne Bowman is here on the Midlife Rise + Thrive podcast to prove to you that it can be simple. She’s sharing her best tips for simple healthy eating for the whole family. The best part is, she doesn’t want you to stop eating the foods you love! Her process is all about finding ways to make your favorite meals more nutritious so that you’re truly providing your body with the fuel it needs to perform at its best. Lynne Bowman, author of the Amazon best-seller Brownies for Breakfast: A Cookbook for Diabetics and the People Who Love Them, has been featured at women's expos throughout the country and has won national awards as a creative director for Silicon Valley companies. Topics covered in this episode include:How to make mealtimes simpler and less expensive Making the food that you love more nutritiousSetting yourself up for a healthy future It can be easy to eat healthily when you learn to cut out all the extra noise. Tune in to get started. All show notes are available at risingwomanproject.com!Resources Mentioned:Visit Lynne’s Website: www.lynnebowman.comFollow Lynne on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LynneParmiterBowman Follow @LynneParmiterBowman on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lynneparmiterbowman/ Subscribe to Lynne’s YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKvswhqbCyOW1Yscpr_JCyA
Why Do I Wake Up at 2am Every Night? with Morgan Adams
07-03-2024
Why Do I Wake Up at 2am Every Night? with Morgan Adams
What’s causing you to wake up at the same time in the middle of the night, week after week?Morgan Adams is here on Midlife Rise + Thrive to help you get to the root of your sleep struggles. You might recognize Morgan from one of the earliest episodes of the podcast, and she has so much good stuff to share that I just had to have her back.It’s really common for women in midlife to experience changes in their sleep patterns, including those middle-of-the-night wakeup calls, but why? And what can you do about it?Morgan is going to help you figure out what’s causing you to wake up at 2 a.m., things you might not realize are disturbing your sleep, and how to improve your sleep in midlife. Morgan Adams is a holistic sleep coach for women who struggle with getting a good night's sleep consistently. Topics covered in this episode include:What’s causing you to wake up in the nightHow to manage hot flashes and night sweats Things you might not realize are disturbing your sleepIf you’re tired (forgive the pun) of waking up every night and you just want to get a good night’s sleep, this episode is a good place to start.All show notes are available at risingwomanproject.com!Resources Mentioned:Visit Morgan’s Website: https://www.morganadamswellness.com/ Follow @morganadams.wellness on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/morganadams.wellness/ Listen to Episode 12: How to Get a Good Night’s Sleep with Morgan Adams: https://risingwomanproject.com/how-to-get-a-good-nights-sleep-with-morgan-adams/
Heal Your Relationship with Money with Patti Handy
29-02-2024
Heal Your Relationship with Money with Patti Handy
Do you wish you had a better relationship with money?It’s common for women in midlife to realize that they’ve never been deeply involved in their financial management and now they either want or need to be. You may have been forced to take control of your finances by death, divorce, or other unforeseen circumstances, or you may be feeling like you want to be better prepared and have more control in your life. Whatever your situation, financial coach Patti Handy can help. Patti is here on the Midlife Rise + Thrive podcast to teach you how to shift your money mindset and improve your finances. Many of us have never been taught how to manage our finances, but Patti is going to change that. After spending a combined 20 years as a financial advisor and mortgage advisor and having countless conversations with women, Patty decided to pursue her dream of becoming a financial coach for women. She’s a teacher at heart and she loves to educate and empower women with money smarts. Topics covered in this episode include:Understanding your money mindset and where it came from How to reprogram your financial realityGetting started with investmentsBuilding or rebuilding your financial health Tune in to learn about where your money mindset comes from, how to heal your relationship with money, and some practical ways to improve your finances.All show notes are available at risingwomanproject.com!Resources Mentioned:Visit Patti’s Website: https://www.pattihandy.com/ Connect with Patti on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/pattihandy/Follow Patti on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pattihandyFollow @patti.handy on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/patti.handy/ Get Patti’s Free Ebook: https://www.pattihandy.com/optin
Therapy in Midlife: Types of Therapy, Knowing Your Needs, and Finding a Therapist with Laura Reagan
08-02-2024
Therapy in Midlife: Types of Therapy, Knowing Your Needs, and Finding a Therapist with Laura Reagan
Are you considering therapy for the first time as a woman in midlife? You might be wondering if therapy is right for you, how to find a therapist, or what to expect from your therapy sessions, among other things. There are all kinds of different types of therapy and it looks different for everyone, but this episode will help you understand the basics to get started. I figured there’s no one better to teach us about therapy than an actual therapist, so I invited Laura Reagan onto the show to help us out. In this episode of Midlife Rise + Thrive, Laura is covering different types of therapy and how to know which one is right for you, how to find a therapist who is a good fit for your needs, and how therapy can help you thrive as a woman in midlife on a journey of self-discovery. Laura Reagan, LCSW-C is an integrative trauma therapist, podcaster, speaker, and coach who owns a group psychotherapy practice in the greater Baltimore area. Topics covered in this episode include:Why midlife is a great opportunity to find out who you are Reasons to try therapy Questions to ask a new therapist If you’ve been thinking about giving therapy a try, listen to this episode first! All show notes are available at risingwomanproject.com!Resources Mentioned:Visit Laura’s Website: https://traumatherapistnetwork.comLearn the 5 Mistakes People Make When Searching for a Trauma Therapist: https://go.traumatherapistnetwork.com/5mistakes Follow @therapychatpod on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/therapychatpod/ Follow @batraumahealing on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/batraumahealing/ Follow @traumachatpod on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/traumachatpod/ Follow @therapychatpod on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TherapyChatPodFollow @bahealing on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bahealing Follow @lauralcswc on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lauralcswc Connect with Laura on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/laura-reagan-lcsw-c-481b8b8/
A New Way to Look at Menopause with Susana Puelles
01-02-2024
A New Way to Look at Menopause with Susana Puelles
A lot of the messages we receive about menopause are negative and most of them aren’t even true. If you feel like society puts you in a box as a woman in midlife, you’re not alone. You and I both know that not every 40-year-old woman fits in the same box. We’re all having unique experiences that come with unique needs, so how do we meet those needs in a world that treats us like we’re all the same?In this episode of Midlife Rise + Thrive, special guest Susana Puelles and I are talking about everything society gets wrong about perimenopause and menopause and what you can really expect from this time in your life. We’re long overdue for some re-education, so why not take matters into our own hands?Susana Puelles, L.Ac. is a holistic hormone and fertility specialist who has been helping women live in hormonal harmony for over a decade. Topics covered in this episode include:Reeducating ourselves about what’s normal in menopause How toxins affect your hormones Things to look forward to in midlife Menopause doesn’t have to be something you dread! If you have fears about menopause and midlife, this episode will help. All show notes are available at risingwomanproject.com!Resources Mentioned:Check Out Susana’s Program: https://www.feelonpoint.com/radiant-program.html Follow @yoni.sync on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/yoni.sync/ Join the Radiant Health Network Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/healyourwomb Sign Up for the Free Radiant Reset Webinar: https://event.webinarjam.com/register/2/pqg12im
How Radical Self-Care Will Change Your Life with Brittany Cano
25-01-2024
How Radical Self-Care Will Change Your Life with Brittany Cano
How often do you speak to yourself with kindness? We tend to be much harder on ourselves than we ever would be on our loved ones, and we’re doing ourselves a disservice. Did you know that self-compassion doesn’t only make you feel better, but it also helps you accomplish goals and break bad habits? Brittany Cano is here to teach us more about the benefits of radical self-care and how to implement it as a practice in our lives. We’re talking about how to notice and interrupt negative thoughts, listen to your body, stop comparing yourself to others, and start supporting your needs. Brittany Cano is the founder of Holistic Nurse Coaches, a nurse-led holistic wellness company. She has a true passion for guiding others to prioritize their well-being so that they can fulfill their life’s purpose with peace and passion. Topics covered in this episode include:Recognizing when you are speaking negatively to yourself What your physical body can tell you about your mental stateHow to start practicing radical self-care and compassion  I hope this episode will encourage you to support yourself in your needs and experience the positive impact of self-compassion. All show notes are available at risingwomanproject.com!Resources Mentioned:Visit Brittany’s Website and Get Her Free Guided Elevated Wellbeing Process and Digital Affirmation Card: www.HolisticNurseCoaches.com Follow Brittany on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/briteni.shaw/Follow @holistic_nurse_coaches on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/holistic_nurse_coaches/ Connect with Brittany on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/brittany-cano-bsn-rn-3410b8119/ Subscribe to Brittany’s YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/@HolisticNurseCoaches/videos Reach Out to Brittany on SpeakerHub: https://speakerhub.com/speaker/brittany-cano-bsn-rn?b=s
Break the Diet Cycle and Make a Truce with Food with Laura Folkes
18-01-2024
Break the Diet Cycle and Make a Truce with Food with Laura Folkes
Do you feel trapped in the cycle of dieting, losing weight, and then gaining it all back? Like no matter how committed you are, nothing ever sticks?Laura Folkes is here on the Midlife Rise + Thrive podcast to teach you a different approach to weight loss and your relationship with food so that you can get to the root of what’s keeping you stuck and break the cycle for good. She’s teaching you how to make a truce with food. Laura is sharing her own experience with weight loss and what allowed her to finally heal her relationship with food so that you can do it too. Laura is a certified facilitator of the research-based Truce with Food process, which helps clients achieve sustainable results without feeling deprived. Her own journey towards experiencing a truce with food and 60-pound weight loss led her to become a Certified Holistic Health Coach. Topics covered in this episode include:The unconscious cycle of self-sabotageStress reactions and protection strategies that come up when we feel threatened Getting to the root of what’s driving your eating How to eat more mindfully If you’re tired of feeling like you’re at war with food, this is for you. All show notes are available at risingwomanproject.com!Resources Mentioned:Visit Laura’s Website: https://laurabfolkes.com Follow @laurab.folkes on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/laurab.folkes/Follow Laura on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/laurabfolkes/Subscribe to Laura’s YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/@laurabfolkesGet Laura’s Free Guide to Why Your Eating Feels Out of Control: https://laurabfolkes.com/workbook/Laura’s Free Truce with Food Masterclass: ​​https://laurabfolkes.com/truce-with-food-masterclass/
Feeling Better Starts in Your Gut with Dr. Rosemarie Rutecki
11-01-2024
Feeling Better Starts in Your Gut with Dr. Rosemarie Rutecki
This episode of Midlife Rise + Thrive is your guide to all things gut health. You might have found your way to this episode because you’re struggling with symptoms like bloating, nausea, and indigestion, but did you know that your gut could be affecting you throughout your body? If you also struggle with things like headaches, fatigue, and mood swings, your gut is a great place to start. Dr. Rosemarie Rutecki is joining us to guide us through the basics of good gut health and the top four things you can do to improve your gut health. Dr. Rosemarie Rutecki is a distinguished pharmacist and board-certified functional medicine expert, trained at the Institute of Functional Medicine. She excels in identifying the root causes of bodily imbalances, focusing on nutrition, digestion, detoxification, immune function, hormones, and metabolism. Topics covered in this episode include:What the gut microbiome is How your gut affects the rest of your bodyThings you can add to your diet to improve your gut healthSigns that your gut is out of balance If you’re sick of having mystery symptoms that you can’t seem to shake, this episode is for you. All show notes are available at risingwomanproject.com!Resources Mentioned:Visit Dr. Rutecki’s Website: https://drrosemarierutecki.com/ Learn About the Rutecki Method: https://ruteckimethod.drrosemarierutecki.com/gutreboot Connect with Dr. Rutecki on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rosemarierutecki/ Follow Instagram @drrosemarie_rutecki on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/drrosemarie_rutecki/ Follow Dr. Rutecki on Facebook: ​​https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100009060343886
Inspiration From 50 Women Over 50 with Sherrilynne Starkie
04-01-2024
Inspiration From 50 Women Over 50 with Sherrilynne Starkie
How often do you talk to other women your age about what you’re going through and how you feel?Sherrilynne Starkie woke up on her 59th birthday and realized that the answer was not very often at all, and that had to change. She set out to start a podcast and interview 50 women over 50 to hear their stories and give women a space to come together and feel connected. In this episode of Midlife Rise + Thrive, Sherrilynne is talking about what she learned from that experience and how it brought her back to a joyful place in her life. We’re talking about what it’s like to be a woman in midlife, the value of hearing other women’s stories, and how to shape your legacy. Sherrilynne Starkie is an award-winning communications consultant, a problem solver, and a big-picture thinker. She has an international reputation as a social media innovator and is a prolific blogger and podcaster. Topics covered in this episode include:The beauty of hearing stories from all walks of lifeFinding connection through shared stories What it means to shape your legacy If you’re feeling lonely or scared on your journey through midlife, you’re not alone. Tune in to discover a whole community of women just like you. All show notes are available at risingwomanproject.com!Resources Mentioned:Visit Sherrilynne’s Website: https://sherrilynnestarkie.com/Follow Sherrilynne on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SherrilynnePR Connect with Sherrilynne on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sherrilynne/ Follow @sherrilynne7 on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sherrilynne7 Follow @sherrilynne on X: https://twitter.com/sherrilynne
How to Create a Game Plan for Life with Heather Gidusko
28-12-2023
How to Create a Game Plan for Life with Heather Gidusko
Do you have a game plan for your life?When things don’t go to plan, you lose touch with yourself, or life throws you a curveball, having a game plan in place can save you from disaster. Heather Gidusko is here to talk about how a game plan can help you come back after losing yourself and be the star player in your life. Heather is sharing some of the experiences from her own life that taught her the importance of having a game plan and her formula that you can follow to create a game plan of your own. Heather is a wellness superstar dedicated to helping others live healthy and fulfilling lives. As a coach and former Philadelphia Eagles cheerleader, teacher, and gym owner, she has a unique and energetic take on personal development that helps women shine season after season! Topics covered in this episode include:What it means to have a game plan and why it’s so importantHow to create your game planBeing your own biggest cheerleaderIt’s time to get off the bench and win the game. Are you ready?All show notes are available at risingwomanproject.com!Resources Mentioned:Visit Heather’s Website: www.heathergidusko.com Get Heather’s Mindfulness Freebie: https://www.heathergidusko.com/mindfulness Get Heather’s Book: https://www.heathergidusko.com/book Follow Heather on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/heather.giduskofitnessFollow @heathergidusko on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heathergidusko/ Connect with Heather on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/heather-gidusko/ Subscribe to Heather’s YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/@heathergidusko/videos
How to Feel Your Best During Perimenopause and Beyond with Amita Sharma
21-12-2023
How to Feel Your Best During Perimenopause and Beyond with Amita Sharma
Entering perimenopause and menopause can be a really scary and isolating experience.We’re taught as a society not to talk about it, so then when the time comes, not only do you not know what to expect, but you have no one to turn to. Amita Sharma had this experience in her own life and said enough is enough. Now she’s committed to helping women feel their best and fight the stigma so that no one has to go through it alone.Amita is here on the Midlife Rise + Thrive podcast to share her holistic approach to strengthening and supporting your body so that you can fight the symptoms that are bringing you down and feel better than ever in midlife. She has some really interesting insights into how women experience menopause differently around the world and how you can shape your experience of menopause in your world. Amita is co-founder of NourishDoc, a holistic wellness platform for women in midlife going through perimenopause and beyond.Topics covered in this episode include:How women experience menopause differently around the worldThe many symptoms of menopause and perimenopauseHow embracing a holistic lifestyle can help you thrive in midlife Join us in the fight against the taboos surrounding menopause so that women like you and me no longer have to suffer in silence.All show notes are available at risingwomanproject.com!Resources Mentioned:Visit the NourishDoc Website: www.nourishdoc.comFollow NourishDoc on Facebook: www.facebook.com/nourishdocFollow @nourish_doc on Instagram: www.instagram.com/nourish_docFollow NourishDoc on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/nourishdoc/
Letting Go of Things You Can’t Control: Life Lessons From a Cancer Survivor with Fitz Koehler
14-12-2023
Letting Go of Things You Can’t Control: Life Lessons From a Cancer Survivor with Fitz Koehler
Do you have questions about cancer that you’re not sure who to ask?We’re lucky enough to be joined in this episode of Midlife Rise + Thrive by someone who’s willing to talk all about her experience so that she can help others. Fitz Koehler is here and she’s sharing her story. Whatever brought you to this episode, I want you to know that we see you and we’re rooting for you. Cancer is a scary diagnosis, but hearing survivor’s success stories can be so helpful. Not only did Fitz survive, but she’s thriving! In this episode you’ll hear about some of the highs and lows, what got her through treatment, and what she wants everyone to know, cancer diagnosis or not. Noisy. Bossy. Compelling. Fitz Koehler of Fitzness.com is the author of multiple books, one of America's most exciting keynote speakers, a premier race announcer, a fitness innovator, and a bonafide cancer crusher. Topics covered in this episode include:The power of focusing on the things you can control How exercise and nutrition can support you through cancer treatment and recovery The benefits of strengthening your body Learning to talk yourself up instead of putting yourself down Tune in to hear Fitz’s story. All show notes are available at risingwomanproject.com!Resources Mentioned:Visit Fitz’s Website: https://www.fitzness.comFollow @fitzness on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/fitzness/Connect with Fitz on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/fitz-koehler/Follow Fitz on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Fitzness-218599521492381/Subscribe to the Fitzness YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/fitznessGet Fitz’s Weight Loss Freebie: https://www.fitzness.com/blog/the-exact-formula-for-weight-loss/
Alcohol: The Elephant in the Room with Maureen Benkovich
07-12-2023
Alcohol: The Elephant in the Room with Maureen Benkovich
We all know that alcohol is not good for us, so why is it so hard to quit or cut back?In this episode of Midlife Rise + Thrive, we’re taking a deep dive into the science behind what alcohol does to your body and why it’s so difficult to change your drinking habits, even when you have the best intentions. Special guest Maureen Benkovich is here to share her approach to going alcohol-free without judgment or shame. When Maureen confronted her own challenges with alcohol, she uncovered the insidious cycle of detox and retox prevalent among health and fitness-minded women. As a certified life coach, she empowers others to break free from this cycle, fostering sustainable health and wellness. Her approach combines neuroscience and practical strategies to guide clients toward an alcohol-free, empowered lifestyle.Topics covered in this episode include:Why alcohol is not good for you Breaking the detox and retox cycleYour body’s chemical reaction to alcohol How to shift your mindset around alcoholJoin us for a discussion about physical health, mental health, social relationships, stress, trauma, and so much more.  All show notes are available at risingwomanproject.com!Resources Mentioned:Visit Maureen’s Website: www.soberfitchick.com Get the Alcohol-Free Weekend Toolkit:https://www.soberfitchick.com/afw-optin Follow @soberfitchickllc on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/soberfitchickllc/Follow Maureen on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/soberfitchickllc