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Are you ready to create more of what you love with your hands and in your life? Join Lisa Funk for weekly conversations about the power of mindfulness and creativity. Whether you are looking to improve your mental health or just take your joy to the next level, you're in the right place. We're going to talk about creating, mindset work, faith, family life and more. Can't wait for you to join us!
 
Recorded live at the HVW8 Art + Gallery in Los Angeles with very special guests: DJs, producers, artists and live acts from around the world. Our shows are based in the roots of jazz, funk and soul but still encourage an eclectic, forward thinking mix of whatever is moving our friends at the time. As always, HVW8 also looks to combine music and art into one experience. Images are included with each episode. Past guests include: Dam-Funk, Parra, Daz-I-Kue, Blu and Exile, House Shoes, Mayer Ha ...
 
Women in the Middle is a podcast for women over 50 who don't want to let life pass them by. You'll learn from someone who knows what it's like to be stuck in a midlife funk and want to change but not know what to do. Master Certified Life Coach Suzy Rosenstein shares the mindfulness skills, tools and upbeat perspective you need to stop wasting valuable time, do midlife on purpose and get excited about your life again. Download a free guide to help you get unstuck at https://suzyrosenstein.co ...
 
KETR's "Notably Texan" is a daily music program dedicated to the singers, songwriters, performers, and music of Texas. This podcast collects and shares the interviews that host Matt Meinke does with various Texas music artists throughout the year on the radio program.
 
Recently started playing out 2018/2019. DJ'n Hard House at places such as Twist, Encoded, K-Zone, Hard Culture & Filth Face since then I have taken up production keep your eyes on this page ;) My hard sound has evolved since i got a taste for the hoovers and horns listening to friends mix CD's in the car around Millennium time such as "Hard house Nation" & "Frantic Euphoria" Diving into the clubland CDs I found myself clubbing in places like Glasshouse Leeds and Heaven & Hell. Artists that s ...
 
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Learning how to explore when you’re stuck in midlife is not always easy or comfortable. My guest today learned that first-hand but it was well worth it because she successfully got unstuck and is soaring now! Meet Paula Rosecky. She considers herself a “Human Insights Investigator” and is an independent customer insights (market research) professio…
 
Living with love is something we could all use a little more of. With everything going on in the world, learning to live with love can do so much to bring more joy into your everyday life. In this episode, I talk about how you can live a little more intentionally by focusing on love. I talk about some of the changes that can occur when we approach …
 
Jewelry Design as a second career in midlife sounds fun, right. Today’s episode is about How Designing Jewelry Got My Career Unstuck in Midlife with Nancy Marland. It’s funny about career change in midlife. It seems like you SHOULD know what you want once you decide you need to move on from your current job. Learn more: https://suzyrosenstein.com/p…
 
The practice of daily mindful lettering can have an enormous impact on your life. That’s why I created a daily workbook that is geared toward mindful lettering and in this episode, I talked about the benefits this practice can have on your mental health! I share about what mindfulness is and how you can incorporate more mindful activities into your…
 
Today we’re talking about the Best Midlife Career Changes We All Wish We Made in Our 30s. It’s funny about career change in midlife. Some women are more open to it than others. Personally, the emotion of fear had way more of an effect in my life on this topic than I ever expected. I was surprised by it. Fear isn’t the only thing that gets in the wa…
 
Your life is so much more than a to-do list. It can be easy to fall victim to our own thoughts about productivity. Society is eager to share the idea that we need to constantly be producing to be quote-unquote “good”. In this episode, I explored both the dark side and the bright sides of productivity. I talk about what most people get wrong about w…
 
Today we’re talking about how to reimagine your career to get unstuck in midlife. My guest is Laura Blaisdell, MD, a doctor who took her love of medicine, public health and people and turned it into a successful consulting business. I’m thrilled to bring you this interview with Laura actually because as a past client, she shares the process of her …
 
You know that feeling when you open up a messy closet and an avalanche of stuff comes crashing down? Sometimes our brains can feel like that too. In this episode, I am sharing 5 tips for decluttering your brain! You’ll hear why it’s critical to take some time to clear out some mental space for yourself. I talk about how a brain overload can affect …
 
Today we’re talking about how to live less on autopilot and tell stories on purpose in midlife. It can be a real problem when you’re not aware of how you speak and recap things that happen in your life. The problem is that much of what you say and think is not intentional. It’s also not common to be really connected to the feelings you’re creating.…
 
Do you ever feel like you don’t have it in you to create? This is something that SO many creatives face and in this episode, I am sharing 5 simple ways you can increase your capacity to create! If you feel like you don’t have the capacity, just know that this is something that I can totally relate to. I’ve been there and that’s why today I am encou…
 
If you’re feeling stuck in midlife, you probably know you are going to have to make a change and reinvent yourself to be happy going forward. You may not know what you want yet or how to get unstuck, or even what you have to do, but you have started to become more clear that you’re no longer content and that it’s time to be more intentional with yo…
 
Having a dedicated space in your home for creativity can make a huge difference. This isn’t about creating a Pinterest-worthy image that people are going to drool over. This is about setting up a practical space where you will actually create! In this episode, I am giving you my best tips for getting your creative space set up. You’ll hear my thoug…
 
Are you afraid of money and tax issues in midlife? You’re not alone. It’s common for midlife women to have some fear around money. My guest Chika Obih, a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) who’s owned her own firm for over 10 years now. Chika teaches women entrepreneurs how to get smarter about their taxes so they can make money-generating business …
 
Gratitude seems to be overlooked by a lot of people. We may have heard about it being this really great thing that can help improve our lives and bring us more happiness but our brains want to hear something new and exciting. In this episode, I am going to be sharing something a little different and that’s the importance of creative gratitude. I be…
 
Are you comfortable feeling vulnerable in midlife? Probably not. Discomfort is what’s common but most of us don’t realize why it’s so important to embrace vulnerability, even when you’re naked and afraid sometimes. Today’s episode is a funny one, but also drives an important point home about the importance of vulnerability to living a meaningful, p…
 
Have you ever found yourself saying, “I just want to prove I can do it!”? My question is, why? Why do we feel that we have to prove things to ourselves or to other people? That’s what I am discussing in this episode. Once I learned that I had nothing to prove, my life changed so much for the better. In this episode, I talk about why you have nothin…
 
It’s not fun to realize you’re not as happy as want to be in midlife. You might not know what the actual problem is either. But you have a sense that you want more or need to change something. Meet our guest today, Lisa Russell, a woman in the middle who was stuck. She realized the every day started to feel the same. Lisa was dealing with empty nes…
 
Do you worry about what other people think? We all do this and it would be easy to tell ourselves not to worry, but we know it’s more complicated than that. It’s very normal to care about what other people think, but it doesn’t serve us at all. We worry about what other people think and we project what other people think, but this keeps us from bei…
 
Uncertainty in life is handled differently by each of us. Interestingly, the experience of midlife and the pandemic each bring their fair of surprising uncertainty and many of us find it a bit overwhelming at times. It’s common to think that there is more in life that is certain than not. It’s kind of like you lull yourself into a false sense of se…
 
My entire life I have struggled with making decisions. I know I am not alone in this struggle. With the endless options we have, it can be hard to decide what we want because we fear disappointment and regret. Whether it's the big decisions such as wondering if you should change careers, go back to school or take up a new craft or even sometimes sm…
 
Are you worried about looking your age? You’re not alone. When most midlife women think about getting older, they also think about looking their age and it brings up a lot of negative emotion, including worry. Sometimes you don’t even know you have thoughts like this that wouldn’t be supportive of self-love and pro-aging. Learn More: https://suzyro…
 
One of the best gifts you can give yourself is permission to take a break. We’re often taught that consistency is the “key” to everything. But sometimes you can see the biggest benefits and personal breakthroughs from simply giving yourself time to recharge and rest. In this episode, I talk about a break that I took this summer and why taking a bre…
 
Do you “compare and despair?” It can become quite a habit in midlife that doesn’t feel good yet it can feel like quite an urge. The tendency to engage in comparing yourself to others and then experiencing negative emotion, like despair, envy, insecurity, anger, sadness, etc. can become an unintentional habit. Like other habits, increased awareness …
 
Sex seems to be a hot topic no matter your age. This is especially true in midlife for many reasons. Things like empty nest and menopause add even more layers to understanding this topic for sure. Our guest today is Dr. Sonia Wright, who’s on a mission to help women embrace their sexuality as well as end the emotional pain and isolation associated …
 
Feeling stuck in midlife can be overwhelming. The interesting thing about feeling this way is that it is confusing. Many of us have never been stuck like this before. It’s easy and common to look outside of yourself for the answers. It can even feel like your stuckness is out of control. But like everything in life, your feelings are created by you…
 
The questions you ask yourself can both help and hurt you when you’re trying to live your best life in midlife. They can be useful and not useful. This is why it’s a great idea to understand what’s going on up there in your mind. It’s so common, especially for midlife women, to ask questions that result in some kind of an answer that doesn’t make y…
 
Midlife myths can create a lot of negative emotion. You may not even be aware of how committed you are to having certain negative beliefs about aging and midlife in general. In today’s episode, we explore 4 midlife myths women need to put aside now for their own wellbeing. The definition of a myth is simply that it’s a widely held belief or idea. L…
 
So many 50th birthday celebrations are being cancelled this year due to the pandemic. Today we’re talking to a woman who planned a beautifully fulfilling and varied milestone celebration but Covid 19 ensured everything got cancelled. My guest today is Diane Shephard. Diane was very excited about what she had planned this year. When things unravelle…
 
Today we’re talking about the way that the stories that you tell yourself can keep you stuck. Stories are part of who we are. We interpret our lives through stories and use them to help us understand life. The problem is when your stories are on autopilot and don’t end up helping you get the results you want. You just keep believing your interpreta…
 
Do you pay attention to how you’re consuming? What about the things that you’re consuming? If not, you’ll definitely want to hear this episode as I explore consuming carefully. I hope this episode will serve as an invitation for you to step back, take a look at what is coming into your life and into your tank. We all only have so much in our tank f…
 
Inspiration can be hard to come by some days. You might have to step out of your routine, out of the norm and out of what you normally create. Like one of my favorite author’s Julia Cameron suggests in her book, The Artist’s Way, sometimes you have to take yourself on an artist date. There are a lot of places you can go to when pulling inspiration …
 
Today we’re talking about the importance of finding the courage to make a shift in your life. The thing is, this path forward may not be clear. Instead, you may notice a constant nudge or pull toward making a big change in midlife. Even when you’re a serial entrepreneur. Even when you’re in corporate. Even when you don’t have a plan. My guest today…
 
Did you know that it’s up to you to make the time for your creative passions? It may seem overwhelming or like you just don’t have enough hours in the day but there are a few things you can do to help find more time for creating! I know that a lot of people struggle with finding the time to create and I have even had days where I’ve used the “no ti…
 
Today we’re talking about the importance of learning how to network in midlife with Nefateria Fonda. Nefateria Fonda is Certified Business and Sales Coach and PRESIDENT of Go Get It, Inc. She’s also an Author and Speaker specializing in helping new parallel-preneurs. Parallel-preneurs are professionals who are building a service-based business whil…
 
Comparing yourself to others keeps you from creating. We all spend way too much time beating ourselves up and thinking about how we’re lacking or how we should be better. This stops us from spending time building, creating and doing the things that we actually enjoy. But I want you to know that you are amazing, just as you are. We’re all guilty of …
 
Today we’re talking about the importance of developing more thought awareness, especially in midlife. Our guest today is Thomas M. Sterner, author of the amazing book, The Practicing Mind: Developing Focus and Discipline in Your Life -- Master Any Skill or Challenge by Learning to Love the Process. He’s also the founder and CEO of The Practicing Mi…
 
When you encourage your kids to get creative it’s important to let them take the lead. Introduce them to supplies, options and ideas but know that you don’t have to force it. I’ve noticed from creating with my own children that sometimes, it’s our own expectations around what a creative activity will look like that leads us to disappointment. There…
 
Today we’re talking about midlife marriage and how to make it better with guest marriage expert, Maggie Reyes. Maggie is a Life Coach and Modern Marriage Mentor who specializes in helping driven, ambitious women create the marriages of their dreams. Learn more: https://suzyrosenstein.com/podcast/ep-155how-to-make-your-midlife-marriage-better/…
 
I often hear people tell me they’re afraid to try lettering because they might fail. Our brains fear the thought of failure to the extent that it literally stops people in their tracks. So many people never start something because they’re afraid. Can you imagine if you never started chasing after a dream because of that fear of failure? In this epi…
 
Today we’re talking about midlife make up and more with guest midlife beauty expert, Elise Marquam Jahns. It’s no surprise that it’s easy to feel overwhelmed when shopping for beauty products. It’s hard to find information about what’s best to use when you’re over 50. Learn more: https://suzyrosenstein.com/podcast/ep-154-midlife-make-up-and-more-wi…
 
Chalk art is one of my favorite mediums for creating. In fact, I’ve learned a lot of lessons over the years from chalk art. Lessons that are helpful when you start anything in life, but especially when you’re taking up a new creative skill. These are lessons that you can apply to all of your creative endeavors whether that be hand lettering, painti…
 
Being the “Queen of your Brain Domain” is something that you hear at the end of every Women in the Middle Podcast episode. Today we’re talking about what this phrase means and why it’s an amazing way to be in midlife. It feels way better to understand your emotions and feel like your life is under control. However, when you don’t have the skills to…
 
Why is it SO hard to invest time, energy and money into our own creative pursuits? As adults, we’re constantly encouraging children to learn, grow and increase their skills and creativity but when it comes to ourselves… We don’t make it a priority! In this episode, I am talking about the ways in which you can begin to indulge in guilt-free creativi…
 
Hair is a common bonding topic during the pandemic. Today’s episode is all about why you and your midlife hair are enjoying a holiday from constant coloring, trimming, shaving and more. Many women and men are experiencing hair angst during this strange period of time. Gray hair, armpit hair, leg hair, long hair, beards and moustaches are getting a …
 
Mindfulness and meditation is great in theory but sometimes when we actually put it into practice, it’s not quite as zen as we imagined that it would be. The benefits that meditative practices can have on your life are nearly endless. But most people face challenges when incorporating meditation into their everyday life. Things like kids climbing a…
 
Today’s episode is all about setting yourself up for the exciting future you want and specifically, seven ways to bring excitement back to your future. When you think back to your childhood and younger years, it’s usually not too difficult to remember a time or two that you were really excited about your future. Perhaps even tingling with excitemen…
 
Do you know what your best tool for creating is? It may not be quite what you think… actually, I think it may surprise you. Your brain is one of the most powerful tools that you have for getting creative. Think about it. Have you ever struggled to start a creative project? You wanted to try something new but your brain was telling you, “I am not go…
 
Do you want to prioritize your mental and emotional health and live a beautiful, creative life? Worrying about what other people think or listening to that voice inside your head will only keep you from taking action and taking better care of yourself. On today’s episode, I am discussing why you should commit to creating with both your hands and mi…
 
I’ve struggled with my mental health for over 20 years. For the longest time, I had no outlet for dealing with and navigating through my struggles with mental health. After reaching a low point in my life, a friend encouraged me to use my creativity as an outlet and I never looked back. I fell in love with the creative practice and using lettering …
 
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