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Welcome! To 50 and Beyond helps resilient women over 40 live a happy, healthy, and confident lifestyle alcohol-free. Your host Lori Massicot, a life and sober coach, nutrition coach, woman in recovery from alcohol, and founder of the Elevate Group Coaching Program, offers you weekly episodes that give you an honest look into her life as a 30-year drinker and the decision she made to get sober at 45. You will laugh, learn, and get inspired as Lori and her guests share real solutions that elev ...
 
The Bubble Hour is a weekly podcast hosted by recovery author and blogger, Jean McCarthy. Real People. Real Stories. Real Hope. The "Bubble" is what we use to stay safe and happy in sobriety (especially early sobriety). We surround ourselves with things and people who bring us joy, laughter and comfort. What do you put in YOUR bubble?
 
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Sobriety is a scary word! On episode 158, I talk about my own journey and the process it took for me to come to terms with my sobriety. If someone told me when I was young that alcohol would mess up my life, I wouldn’t have believed them. For a huge part of my life I drank excessively and at one point I felt like life and wine needed to go together…
 
In this episode of To 50 and Beyond Podcast, we have invited Jean McCarthy, award-winning blogger and the host of The Bubble Hour podcast and is a strong voice of recovery advocacy. Her book “The Ember Ever There: Poems on Change, Grief, Growth, Recovery, and Rediscovery” was released in June 2020. She is also the author of the book “UnPickled Holi…
 
You are not alone if you've heard "you're too sensitive!" and you don't need to "fix" anything about you. You are not alone, my friend. In this episode, #156, invited Mel Collins, a UK author of the book “The Handbook for Highly Sensitive People - How to Transform Feeling Overwhelmed and Frazzled to Empowered and Fulfilled.” Before dedicating her t…
 
Episode 155 What beliefs do you have about yourself? Are your beliefs holding you back from becoming the person you want to become? Well, this episode is for you. Today we have an opportunity to hear from Cody Kreutz. Cody has an amazing personal transformation journey that you cannot afford to miss. Besides having an incredible personal transforma…
 
In Broken Open, parenting and family consultant Maureen Towns shares her journey through her teenage kids’ mental health and addiction issues to help parents find freedom in chaos. Maureen Towns BScN, MA is a relationship mentor with over 25 years of nursing experience in both public and private health care across Canada. After experiencing mental …
 
Episode 154 Being sober is a whole NEW VIBE. It’s beautiful and messy, and you feel freedom like you’ve never experienced. It’s a vibe that we long for and when we experience it we want to celebrate the fact that we’re here! We’ve made it! You are not alone and there isn’t anything wrong with you if you’ve celebrated sober progress with a drink. It…
 
Did you brush your teeth this morning or make your bed? Congratulations, you've just completed a tiny habit! One tiny action may seem insignificant towards your (big) desired outcome or goals, but small habits help you progress, celebrate yourself, and create long-lasting change. In this bonus episode, I talk about creating one small tiny habit tod…
 
Episode #153 Simplicity with Courtney Carver How many clothes do you have in your closet, and how many of those clothes do you wear now and then? We can all agree that having too many clothes in the closet makes it difficult to decide what we want to wear. To help us solve the too many clothes problem, we have Courtney Carver joining us on the show…
 
Episode 152 The five most comforting words put together in one beautiful, simple sentence: I know how you feel or I feel this way too. When you connect first with yourself, and then with others fear dissipates, shame begins to dissolve, and you build confidence and trust in yourself. You become certain that you are all you need, and you become very…
 
Episode 151 When you quit drinking, you save money because you're not buying alcohol, but you also realize that money wasn't the only thing costing you while drinking. My brilliant and beautiful guest, Linda Parmar, is joining the podcast for the third time today to share her truth and her wisdom. Linda is a Certified Money Coach/Recovery Coach who…
 
Sean McCann and Andrea Aragon are the husband and wife team who co-wrote the recovery memoir “One Good Reason.” Sean McCann rose to fame as a founding member of the multimillion selling folk group Great Big Sea. But all of that performing and partying allowed Sean’s alcoholism to flourish in plain sight, as he drank to cope with the long-buried pai…
 
Looking back, Deb can see that she was self-medicating mental health problems with alcohol. When she entered a partial hospitalization program to assess and treat her symptoms of anxiety and depression, it was necessary to address the issue of alcohol use disorder that had developed as a result. She describes quitting alcohol as 'low hanging fruit'…
 
Bonus episode On February 5th I celebrate three years of podcasting. Throughout the past few years, I've come to the realization that being scared to do something is the reason why you should, and you CAN figure out how to do anything you want. I'm celebrating you for listening, sharing, and allowing me into your life weekly since 2018. I thank you…
 
Episode 150 Go All In Messy vs. Perfect This episode is all about embracing imperfection and taking imperfect action towards where you want to be in life I share a story of something that happened to me last week that had me beating up over something very simple to solve. Other topics: Removing old stories of "I am a Perfectionist" to get messy Not…
 
Episode #149 My guest on episode 149, is Kwavi Agbeyegbe. Kwavi is a Certified Weight Coach/Life Coach and Retreat Creator that helps successful women in midlife manage their health, mindset and waistlines. She uses her coaching programs and retreats to help and inspire women all over the world to transform their lives and bodies and in the process…
 
Episode 148 I’m delighted to share my guest with you today, Michelle Smith! You are going to hear honest fire coming from a woman who is on a mission to eliminate the normalcy of drinking alcohol. Michelle Smith is an author and founder of Recovery is the New Black, a digital community for moms in recovery. As a wife and working mother of two, she …
 
Episode 147 You Can Get Sober and Enjoy Life I recorded a special episode to kick the year off with some honesty and encouragement for those who may think that getting sober will not be enjoyable. I talk about the difference between quitting and taking a break and sharing a bit about what I experienced when I decided to stop drinking. Also, what ma…
 
In this special BONUS episode, I talk about intention setting for 2021, and choosing a Word of the Year to guide you. I also share my word that I chose for 2021, or the word that chose me that I tried to resist, and I read the Wild Geese, a poem by Mary Oliver. I wish you all the best in 2021. I thank you for listening to the podcast. Reach out to …
 
Episode 146 Leave Alcohol in 2020 and Start Fresh Now is the time, in the middle of life to take a deeper look at the relationship you have with yourself without the influence of alcohol. In this episode, I talk about a few things I would do if I had to get sober again, the three essentials to getting sober in midlife, and staying that way, and wha…
 
Episode 145 | Coming Home to Yourself After Divorce with Lora Anne Strong (there is a glitch with the audio in for about 60-seconds in the beginning) My friend and returning guest, Lora Anne Strong talks about life after divorce, and how she has healed in her recovery. Lora Anne Strong, is a women's transformational coach. She helps women Rise, thr…
 
Learn what it takes to transform you mindset to train like an elite athlete in midlife and beyond. My guest today is Joseph Oniwor. Joe is a pro arena football player turned personal transformation coach. He has been in the fitness industry for 28 years. After becoming an ACE-Certified Personal Trainer and Fitness Nutrition Specialist, he started t…
 
Episode 143 | No Rock Bottom Required Casey is the host of the Hello Someday podcast, and Certified Life Coach at Hello Someday Coaching. Casey helps busy, successful women reevaluate their relationship with alcohol, quit drinking, and create lives they love without their nightly glass of wine. Casey shares her story of how she started drinking, an…
 
Michael Blanchard's work combines photography and personal essays to illuminate the recovery experience and show the beauty and hope beyond the darkness of addiction. His books include Fighting for My Life: Finding Hope and Serenity on Martha's Vineyard and Through a Sober Lens: A Photographer's Journey. Michael is a gallery owner on Martha's Viney…
 
Episode 142 Say Yes to Forgiveness with Claire Lautier Claire is a Speaker, teacher, author and spiritual coach who is bringing hope and comfort to the podcast. Claire spent 20 years as a Professional Actress and even though she loved acting, she longed for something more. Claire shares her story of how a bad case of frozen shoulder led her back to…
 
A special bonus episode to help you celebrate the holiday's and any event alcohol-free. It's tricky in the beginning of sobriety, and you can get through the tricky parts. Listen to this episode when you need support to walk you through the moments of saying "F it, I will have just one." I'm with you all of the way. I appreciate you. Please reach o…
 
Episode 141 This episode is different. I decided to take a break this holiday week and share an uplifting, and (very) relevant story from the book, Who Moved My Cheese?, by Spencer Johnson. I first read Who Moved My Cheese? the night before I was laid off from my J.O.B. that paid me lot's of money but was never suited for me and my personality. In …
 
This episode will fire you up and reassure you that everything you ever wanted is on the opposite side of fear, including sobriety. I'm joined by my guest, Laura Taylor. Laura is the Founder and Creator of Mingle Mocktails, and a sober woman on a mission to include everyone in celebrations and events by offering wonderful alcohol-free choices. Topi…
 
In episode 139, I talk with Dora Gosselin, Founder of Soberoso, an online community and podcast that supports men and women in recovery from addiction. Dora talks openly about her experience in a relationship with a man for years that was toxic, and the night she left. Dora shares how she is recovering from both drug and alcohol addiction today. Do…
 
Dr Maureen is a diagnostic radiologist whose work often includes the devastating effects of alcohol on the human body in the form of liver disease and cancer. She is also a woman in recovery, which allows her to have great compassion and understanding about the patient experience when having difficult conversations about the role of alcohol in her …
 
Episode 138 The sweet benefits of living alcohol-free from women over 40. Daily benefits of waking up hangover free, being present in your life, and remembering the night before are never lost on women who have decided to get sober. In this solo episode, I talk about embracing life without alcohol and share 25 benefits from women who I work with pr…
 
Kate Baily and Mandy Manners of www.loversober.com share their personal stories and chat about their new book Love Yourself Sober. Their website includes links for personal coaching, an online community for women in recovery and tons of resources. Kate and Mandy are dedicated to helping others find a workable recovery plan that makes sense for the …
 
Episode 137 This episode will help you redefine how you feel about weight loss and ALL of the things you think you "should" be doing to feel confident and amazing in your body. My guest is Tanja Shaw, Founder of Fit + Vibrant Over 50. Tanja is a sought-after life and weight loss coach, host of the Fit and Vibrant You Podcast, founder of Ascend Fitn…
 
Jennifer had begun to question her relationship to alcohol when her body started to show some strange symptoms. Even though both Jennifer and her husband are medical professionals, it took a while to realize that alcohol was the root cause of her episodes of muscle weakness. Jennifer shares her story as a way to celebrate her one-year milestone and…
 
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