The Midlife

The Midlife

Ready to turn your Midlife Crisis into your Midlife Transformation? Kimberly Samson discusses all things Midlife to help you design your next best chapter and THRIVE. Midlife Crisis is real. Drawing on her corporate career in finance and banking, her years as a stay at home mom and finally as an entrepreneur over 40 something, Kimberly gives you tools and strategies to ditch the crisis and live large in the second half. During special segments title Re•Invented, Kimberly interviews inspiring women who have changed course after 40 proving it's never too late to start something new.

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May 11, 2022 18 min

Tracy lobs up this week's topic - what do you do when someone lobs you, as she calls it, a hot potato?

Kimberly and Tracy discuss how to handle toxic energy and dare you to matrix that sh*! right back.

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Kimberly and Tracy talk to Bobbi Rebell about her new book Launching Financial Grownups.  Launching Financial Grownups is a call to action for parents of teenagers and young adults who want the best for their kids, but are beginning to realize their OWN financial independence, and financial separation from their children, has to become a priority as well. It is also a practical guide for how best to raise our children into financia...

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April 13, 2022 28 min

Join Kimberly and Tracy as they explore a message being communicated to women that they can only find true empowerment in divorce.

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March 30, 2022 25 min

Kimberly and Tracy have some advice for channeling your inner Frank Costanza - "serenity now!"  The outside forces of chaos will never stop. You have to find the calm for yourself. 

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Kimberly and Tracy can't let it go a week. They have to discuss what happened between Will Smith and Chris Rock last night. 

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March 23, 2022 68 min

Kimberly's guest today is Tracy Feldstein. This is usually the part where we give you a quick synopsis of the guest. For Tracy we can’t. She’s done so much… and she’s just getting started.

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February 23, 2022 45 min

Shelley Paxton had checked all the boxes. To the outside world, she had it all. Inside was a different story.

Shelley ditched the big job and the big money to literally save her soul and wrote a book about the experience. Join Kimberly and Shelley as they discuss Soulbbattical.

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Kimberly's guest today is Lori Sairz,  CEO of Zen Rabbit. Lori is an award-winning writer, speaker, and broadcaster, and a nationally recognized expert in using gratitude and meditation to manifest goals faster. Lori is on a mission to guide Gen-Xers to get back to a place of liking themselves and their lives again. 

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January 5, 2022 47 min

Kimberly's guest today is Jen Mann, author of the New York Times bestseller People I Want to Punch in the Throat and editor of the New York Times bestselling I Just Want to Pee Alone series. 

In an attempt to deal with the resulting range of emotions and physical changes in midlife, Jen posted a completely honest now-viral post, “Anyone Else Falling Apart Or Is It Just Me?” Jen used the thousands of responses she got, along with...

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December 15, 2021 42 min

Long-term marriages can be, well, challenging. After 15, 20, 25 years together, things can feel stale. What if there's a path back? Kimberly interviews Dr. Nate Klemp and discusses actionable steps you can take to find your way back or to even to a new, better place with your spouse.

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Join Kimberly for this conversation with Kelly Greytok. Kelly is a Private Plastic Surgery Recovery Nurse, but the chat isn't just about procedures. Kimberly and Kelly dive into aging and the true source of beauty. Hint: it isn't achieved under the knife. 

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November 17, 2021 48 min

My guests today are Holly and Megan, founders of Dry Together. Dry Together hosts community events and conversation for midlife moms, where coping and connection don’t revolve around alcohol.

We had a very honest chat about the role of alcohol in women’s lives as both anesthesia and social construct.


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November 10, 2021 49 min

Kimberly's guest today is Tracy Gold. Tracy has the fierce spirit of an entrepreneur never willing to give up, even when the COVID shutdowns caused her to lose a lucrative deal with one of America’s biggest singing sensations. Tracy discusses her business evolution, her dress design and media business, and the challenges many women in business face of charging what they're worth.

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Kimberly's guest today is Pam Sherman, founder of The Perfect Balance. She is a certified fitness trainer and instructor since 1997, author, media contributor, and motivational speaker.

There are lots of fitness "experts" and fads out there, but Pam provides a practical, creative, and fun (but no-nonsense) approach to health. 

The discussion is about more than working out like a terrible accident Pam suffered, her shift a...

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If  you've fantasized about packing it all up and moving somewhere completely different or if your retirement plans include a quieter life in a quieter town, then you’ll really enjoy my conversation today with Sherri Holzer.

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October 20, 2021 31 min

Kimberly chats with Sara Arnell, author of There Will Be Lobster: Memoir Of A Midlife Crisis.

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September 29, 2021 10 min

It’s said that it’s supposed to be so nice that you can sit with another person in silence but maybe that’s an excuse to cover up the fact that you, and the other person, are just more interested, or maybe accustomed, to listening to your own thoughts swirl around in your head. 

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September 22, 2021 11 min

Picture yourself five years from now. What's different? If your answer is "nothing", it's time to make changes. Kimberly discusses why change is hard, but necessary and how to actually start making changes right away.

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In today's Re•Invented segment, Kimberly chats with parenting coach Randi Rubenstein. Kimberly and Randi talk about many stages of parenting but focus on the transitions in parenting approach as your children grow older and how different our parenting style is from our parents' generation.

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September 8, 2021 10 min

Some people can't wait to get older because they think they'll have thicker skin - that they won't care as much. Kimberly explains the key to not letting other people's opinions determine your destiny is more complicated and that maybe the greatest success of getting older is that you care more; for the right people and the right things.

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