Make Your Life Magnificent with Jackie + Mimi

Make Your Life Magnificent with Jackie + Mimi

Make Your Life Magnificent is for high achieving, Generation X women, like you, who believe having it all means doing it all. The only problem is it’s making you feel exhausted, anxious and unfulfilled. This podcast is the place for Gen X women. No longer are we allowing you to be the forgotten generation. Instead, we are dedicated to tackling the issues keeping you up at night (because we know, with perimenopause kicking in, we don’t need anything else hindering us catching zzz’s.) Each week, we will cover topics such as building confidence, rekindling your marriage, finances, weight loss, worry, how to unravel your work identity and choosing a second act—all so you can reach your goals.Certified life coaches, Gen X ladies, and co-founders of The Resting Mind, Jackie Ghedine + Mimi Bishop are delivering personal coaching to you every week by leveraging the proven strategies of raising your awareness and incorporating neuroscience, positive psychology and energy leadership so that you can break free from the Gen X have it all myth. The Resting Mind Formula bridges the gap between your conscious goals—what you want, and your subconscious settings—the things that keep you stuck, so you can make your life magnificent.... Show More

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February 25, 2021 53 min

We are born a blank slate, a clean notebook with tremendous opportunity to write our story. Yet, our story isn’t really written by us. We transform based on the experiences that happen to us and around us and we carry those truths into adulthood and hold onto them as if they are our own.

In this episode, we are exploring how being a Gen Xer and how we grew up plays a tremendous role in who we are today. We want to uncover the though...

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February 17, 2021 51 min

The alarm goes off and you think, 'Ugh, I just can't."

You go through your morning like a zombie and tense up just thinking about walking into the office and starting all over again, looking ahead to Friday.

If you're feeling this way, something's got to give. And it may not have to be your job.

In this week’s episode, we’re talking about those Monday Blues and digging into how much the circumstances versus your mi...

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In December 2020, 140,000 people lost their job, all of them held by women.* 

This is leading more and more women to consider how they take their financial and career future into their own hands, turning towards starting entrepreneurial ventures. Stepping off your steady, salaried career isn’t as easy or as quick as turning off the ‘spicket’ but it is, 100% doable if you create a plan, structure and become disciplined. You too can s...

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February 10, 2021 49 min

You never saw yourself as a complainer, heck, you still don’t. Yet, what used to be a rare occurrence based on a situation, complaining about the traffic you hit during rush hour or complaining about your co-worker after they dropped the ball on a project and left you having to work until all hours to clean it up, has now become an everyday habit.

Things that should be rolling off your back are substantial and are getting a part in ...

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Have you ever been in an emotionally abusive relationship?
Have you ever been sexually assaulted?
Did you ever wake up and think this isn't the career I want, now what?
Have you dreamt about stepping off your career and building something on your own without a net?

Today's guest, Maryann Samreth answers yes to every single one of these statements and launched her own trauma writing business all by the age of 30.

In this episode,...

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Social media isn’t going anywhere. It is part of our society and while the platforms may change, evolve, and expand, online sharing has become part of the culture. In our business and in our personal lives we need to think about what and who we want to represent on our own social platforms from Facebook to LinkedIn, Instagram to TikTok. There’s so much to think about for our own personal branding.

There’s also the other side of soci...

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January 27, 2021 54 min

You were part of a recent RIF at work, and you immediately start blaming your boss for not protecting you, your toxic work environment, and the crappy job market. 

Maybe you’re backing out of the parking spot at the supermarket while your son is incessantly talking at you and you don’t see the car coming down the aisle and you have to hit your brake...hard. You turn and get annoyed at your son for distracting you. 

Maybe the phone ra...

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January 20, 2021 55 min

Call my husband ambitious and people will envision a dapper, successful man who commands a room. Call me ambitious and people imagine a selfish woman who sacrifices her family for her job and isn’t very nice to boot.

In this episode, we are going to explore the double standard around ambition and empower you to embrace who you are and step into the contribution you are here to make in the world.

Ambition/n/: To strive, a strong desir...

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January 13, 2021 43 min

Although you’ve listened to the podcast, joined our group and downloaded some free guides, you still haven’t taken the next step toward getting coached. You’re probably thinking a slew of things from, why would I need a coach to am I ready to be coached to how does coaching even work? 

In this episode, we are going to discuss the value of working with a coach to take your life and your career to the next level.

  • “I thought coaching wa...
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    January 6, 2021 38 min

    Throw away the New Year’s Resolutions, why bother. Only 8% of people who make resolutions keep them and see them through. Mimi and I are foregoing this tradition and instead, keeping up with one of our newer traditions that we want to share with you and hopefully have you adopt, choosing a word of the year.

    This week, we’re going to help you choose YOUR word of the year!

    The word of the year as a north star, your guiding light for ho...

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    December 30, 2020 55 min

    Welcome to our FIRST ANNUAL Gen X Woman of the Year!  Our way  to acknowledge and bubble up an incredible Gen X woman every year. 

    This year, the honor goes to  to Kerri Tannenbaum, The Resting Mind’s innaurgal  Gen X Woman of the Year! 

    In this episode, Kerri talks about:

  • Navigating women's’ responses to her confidence throughout her career “I’ve thought what is it about my confidence and I believe that it’s that I’ve always been...
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    December 23, 2020 57 min

    The holidays are going to look very different for most of us this year, having to forgo ongoing traditions that have been built over decades but it doesn’t mean you can’t make the most and start a few new traditions in the process.

    Our podcast tackles a wide array of topics to help you on your personal development and professional development journey and sometimes, we just need to be lighter!

    This week we’re here to have fun with you...

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    December 16, 2020 45 min

    In this hyper-connected world, when we may have hundreds or even thousands of Facebook “friends” why do so many of us feel so lonely?

    In this episode, we start with a simple question, “what does friendship mean to you”? 

    Have you ever been with friends and felt lonely? You’re surrounded by a group of women and yet, there’s this emptiness that is tugging at you. Instead of feeling fueled and connected you feel like an outsider?

    It isn’...

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    Google mid-life and happiness and you’ll be bombarded with article after article about how our happiness dips tremendously in our 40s.  Couple this with being a Gen X woman, where we’ve been brought up to believe we can have-it-all, and yet, even when we do, we are completely exhausted and not sure any of it is what you really wanted in the first place. 

    This week’s episode is the second in the Get Happy series which is all about un...

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    December 2, 2020 43 min

    You had a great interview except for one question where you felt your answer wasn’t succinct enough. Instead of thinking about how you could answer a similar question better next time, you replay the interview over and over in your head and start second-guessing more and more of your answers.

    Maybe you’re a school teacher who had to deal with a parent issue and instead of putting it behind you, you ruminate on the conversation.

    In th...

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    November 25, 2020 34 min

    Here in the United States, we are celebrating Thanksgiving. A time when we actively participate in giving thanks and gratitude for all we have.  But what if you feel like you’ve got nothing to be grateful for? 

    In this week’s episode, we’re going to talk about what you may be thinking and afraid to say out loud. 

    What if I don’t feel grateful right now? 

    And it’s ok -- and very human. So if you are feeling this way, especially this ye...

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    November 18, 2020 34 min

    Gen X Ladies the dating game has changed since the1980’s. Dating after 40 isn't easy, especially when we've created so many stories around dating that we hold as our truths. 

    In this week’s episode, we’re bringing you dating and relationship expert Renee Suzanne to talk about how to find true love. 

    Renee is talking about:  

  • The importance of being honest about what we want in dating, examining what you'd like the outcome ...
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    November 11, 2020 39 min

    Judgment just feels awful

    If I’m doing the judging (yes, I’m human) or I feel like I’m being judged (yes, because others are human) it feels yucky.

    We know how hurtful it can be to feel judged or how we all worry about being judged, it places us in this hierarchical relationship with someone who, in many instances, is our peer.

    In this episode, we're going to open up your perspective on judgment and shine a new light on these idea...

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    November 4, 2020 29 min

    We have become a divided and heightened society.

    Whether it’s the way we view politics or our beliefs around COVID or thoughts around virtual learning or the Black Lives Matter movement the world has gotten excessively more divisive with opinions becoming polar opposites. 

    In a world where everyone has an opinion (and has the agency to do so), it is shocking to me how extreme people can get around their own beliefs. One may call it p...

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    October 28, 2020 52 min

    Did you know that our 40s—specifically ages 42 and 49—are the time in our lives when we are building the foundation for the rest of our lives? 

    And our 50’s (5) in numerology is all about change.  How are you preparing for the most magical years?

    In this week’s episode, we talk with two Gen X women Dena K. Martines and Megan E.  Fox about how we can use numerology to make our lives, well magnificent. 

    Dena and Megan are co-founders of...

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