Just because you’re in midlife, doesn’t mean you have to be stuck in a rut. In this podcast I interview people who transformed their lives after 40. Emerge renewed!

Welcome to the season finale of Midlife Metamorphosis, where I spend time reflecting on this season, talk a bit about the current state of my journey, and share what I have learned from the myriad wonderful people who I was privileged to interview this year.

As I mention in the podcast here are links to all of the people from Season 1 who you may be interested in learning more about:

I requested in the podcast that if you know of anyone who has transformed their lives after 40, please pass their name along to me at midlifemetamorphosispodcast@gmail.com.

What inspires someone to take a major leap and launch a company in her late forties? Hear the story of the path Holly Ganz took that led her to start Animal Biome, a company created to help study the gut microbiome of companion pets (specifically cats and dogs). Learn what the microbiome is and why Holly cares so much about it. From scientist to CEO, this is the story about how Holly found a way to give back to the world by looking at your pets poop.

Find out more about Holly and Animal Biome by going to their website.

I am so excited for you to hear this episode. I met Lia at a mutual friends house and after hearing some of her story I just knew I wanted you all to hear it as well. This story includes several metamorphosis. From teacher, to opera singer, to philanthropist, to mediator. How can one person have that many evolution's? Let’s find out.

As always, thank you so much for listening to this episode. If you haven’t had a chance to hear any of the earlier ones, I highly recommend them. Also, please subscribe to this podcast and share it with anyone you think might enjoy it as well.

After a short break, I am back and happy to have you hear today’s episode. This is a special one for me. I interview my Aunt Tia who took a huge leap of faith in herself, went to law school and became a lawyer in her 40’s. Join me in hearing her story of how she did that and how it turned out.

As always, thank you so much for listening to this episode. If you haven’t had a chance to hear any of the earlier ones, I highly recommend them. Also, please subscribe to this podcast and share it with anyone you think might enjoy it as well.

When you are an artist it is hard to stay away from the creative life. But, how does a musician completely change his art form to become a potter? Today, I talk to Tim Robertson who’s path has taken him from creativity to practicality and back again several times. You will hear about his leap of faith and the steps he took to learn a completely new skill in order to stay creative.

Find Bert's Pawttery on Facebook and Instagram and see Tim's beautiful work.  Also, buy something you love, and I guarantee there will be something there that you love! You’ll have a beautiful piece in your home AND you can feel great about supporting an independent artist! Win-win!

As always, thank you so much for listening to this episode. If you haven’t had a chance to hear any of the earlier ones, I highly recommend them. Also, please subscribe to this podcast and share it with anyone you think might enjoy it as well.

 

What do you do if you take that risk to change your life, move across country to pursue a dream, and after 15 years it still hasn't manifested as you had imagined or hoped?
 
Join me in hearing about Paul Buxton's pursuit of his acting dreams in Hollywood, how they haven't quite turned out like he imagined, and yet he doesn’t give up.

As always, thank you so much for listening to this episode. If you haven’t had a chance to hear any of the earlier ones, I highly recommend them. Also, please subscribe to this podcast and share it with anyone you think might enjoy it as well.

How does a woman smile through the hard parts after surviving a horrible ski crash as a teen resulting in the amputation of the lower half of her leg become the self described overweight grumpy mom and angry wife who hides from the world, and how does she get out of it to not only change herself, but change the lives of hundreds of other people? Join me in hearing Heather Centurioni’s story and learn how she did that and more.

Click to learn more about Code Red or Heather as a coach.

Thank you so much for listening to this episode. If you haven’t had a chance to hear any of the earlier ones, I highly recommend them. Also, please subscribe to this podcast and share it with anyone you think might enjoy it as well.

At 14 years old, Kaisha-Dyan McMillan wanted to be a copywriter in advertising. But lack of confidence drove her to follow a different path. From media buyer to retail merchandising to product development and marketing, she gained confidence in herself but none of these jobs fulfilled her. It wasn’t until she finally combined an interest in the emerging cannabis industry with the copywriting dream she had as a teenager that the sense of passion she was looking for was ignited.

Learn more about Kaisha at her webpage https://www.kaishadyan.com/ or follow her on Instagram @ahsiak.

The day after lawyer Ricky Monahan Brown loses his job he experiences an even more dramatic event. An event that sparks his metamorphosis.  Now his life couldn't be more different. He is happy as a husband, stay-at-home father, and published author in Edinburgh, Scotland. In this episode we discuss the catalyst that motivated his path home. Find out more about Ricky by reading his book Stroke: A 5% chance of survival from Sandstone Press or his blog Apoplectic Me. You can contact Ricky through his Facebook author page or his Twitter handle @ricky_ballboy.

After 25 Years in finance in NYC, writer Anne Elliott relocated to Maine, has a book in publication (The Artstars: October 2019) and has gone back to school. In this episode we discuss the myriad catalysts that inspired her to make changes in her life and her decision to finally pursue passion over stability. Find out more about Anne at http://www.anneelliottstories.com/.

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