What Women Want Today

What Women Want Today

Midlife brings many changes in a woman's life. Our bodies are changing so much that it can feel scary and upsetting. It affects our mental well-being and relationships with our significant others. Many women also become empty nesters now, and we can be left wondering what's next.If you're looking for a community of women, so you don't have to go through this alone, you've come to the right spot. You will hear stories from women who have made pivots, resources for managing menopause, and teachings from Terri Kellums, coach to midlife and empty-nest women seeking fulfillment by discovering their passions and purpose


March 29, 2023 50 min

In this episode, I invite my long time soul sister, Amanda Kieper, to the show. Amanda is a professor of speech and leadership development, a certified John Maxwell coach, and a clinical mental health counselor in Rockford, Illinois.  We have a blast discussing:

     *How we met and why divorce led us to a deeper connection

     *How female friendships grow, evolve, and sometimes dissolve

      *How personality impacts communication c...

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During this week's episode, I interview Deanna Kuempel, a survivor of Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking.  

This is a heavy topic and could trigger some listeners.  

  • Who is at risk for human trafficking
  • Physical abuse versus emotional abuse and control
  • Repeating the cycle of abuse
  • Why the victim protects the abuser

Learn more about Deanna in her BIO.

Deanna was born & raised in Chi...

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Our guest on the Podcast today is Ruth Ann Beardsley., ISSA CERTIFIED PERSONAL TRAINER and VIP Lifestyle Mentorship/Long-Term Support coach

 Ruth Ann shares her painful but powerful journey through sexual abuse, shame, family betrayal,  weight gain, and her triumphant journey to work through her trauma and regain her power.

Ruth Ann is a successful Realtor and has used her personal journey and success in losing ov...

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Think about how often you've been angry with your spouse over something that didn't matter. You know, like the time they left the toilet seat up when they went to work or the time they forgot to take out the trash before bed.

It's okay to be angry about those things—I mean, we all have our little pet peeves and things that irk us. That's normal! But when it comes to co-parenting with your ex, you need to put asid...

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February 22, 2023 38 min

Katie Dea is a busy mom with a passion for teaching other women how to live the healthy, vibrant life of their dreams. She has a bachelor’s degree in public health and a master’s degree in education. 

She has been a third-grade teacher for 16 years, and her love of teaching and health has led her to become a holistic health and nutrition coach. She teaches women to take control of their diet and lifestyle to lose weight, s...

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February 15, 2023 36 min

Even if you are not interested in writing a book, you will find some inspiration in today's episode.

  • Elizabeth answers the question, "How do you write when you are afraid of what people will think."
  • Elizabeth shares a story of her son wanting to read her Memoir https://amzn.to/40YMZdW
  • Terri shares her love of reading and how it helped her as a child.
  • An invitation to write your legacy https://view.flodesk.c...
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February 8, 2023 51 min

Dr. Gala Gorman is a licensed Acupuncturist, Naturopath, and Author who offers practical advice and programs to reverse health issues resulting from chronic stress. She helps women relieve their symptoms, restore their energy, and reclaim their "Super Woman" status. Dr. Gala advocates for getting to the root cause of the health issue and treating it naturally. She encourages patients to be their own health advocate ... or...

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February 1, 2023 27 min

Like many women, you may feel invisible once you reach middle age. You may feel pressure to mask the signs of advancing age. You may be feeling your body changing...drastically. You may have had to make difficult choices about family and career that men your age did not have to make. 

Studies  shows that midlife, the age range that spans between 40 and 65, can be quite tumultuous for women. During this time, women are not ...

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January 25, 2023 39 min

Welcome to Elizabeth
Recognizing all the amazing women willing to serve and support other women in midlife.  Thank you to everyone who applied to be a part of the podcast

Link to Elizabeth’s book https://amzn.to/3DbJoyW
Elizabeth was a Youth Empowerment Speaker and an award-winning entrepreneur.

Changes to the podcast for Season 2
- [ ] A new level of energy and perspectives
- [ ] New - Podcast is...

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December 6, 2022 13 min

Todays episode is the final in the series on Eudemonic Happiness.

I briefly review all 5 elements and introduce you to the final element in the formula experts say lead to long-term sustainable happiness.

I will give you 3 things you can begin today!

I also share 2 announcements with you, so make sure to stay until the end.

Core Values List 

If you are interested in exploring the idea of co-hosting the podcast for Season 2, reach out to...

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On today's episode I am talking with Author and Enneagram Coach Jackie Brewster.

This conversation fits really nicley into our series on happiness because the Enneagram is a tool that helps with Personal Growth, Self-Acceptance and is being used as a tool to help in the workplace and in marriages to understand ourselves and those we work with and are in relationship with.

Today Jackie shares her upcoming book with us The Enneagr...

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November 9, 2022 11 min

Today's episode is Part 5 of the series exploring Eudemonic Happiness.

In this episode we are diving into the element of Environmental Mastery

What is it?

How can we increase our Mastery?

What roadblocks can stop us from growing in this area.

Highly effective people understand that they have power and influence over their enviroment. The have the ability to take action, utilize resources and are not as easily overwhelmed and stres...

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November 1, 2022 10 min

During today's episode we are diving into Autonomy and it's key to the happiness puzzle

Three types of Autonomy

  • Behavioral 
  • Emotional
  • Cognative Self-government 

I wil also share 5 Ideas on how to strengthen autononmy

If we aren't connected on Instagram you can find me HERE and Facebook 

I'd love to connect with you there!

You can always email me at terri's email 

Thanks for being with me today! Remember to...

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October 25, 2022 38 min

Today's episode is a vulnerable look into what goes into friendships

How virtual friendships turn into meaningful relationships in today's world of social media

What attributes do you look for in a friendship? Jennifer & I discuss the ones that are most meaningful for us.

Boundaries in friendship, and when it's time to walk away from a toxic relationship.

And we share some laughs and cocktails. Here is the IG link ...

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October 19, 2022 12 min

Today’s episode is part three of the Happiness Series

We’ve been discussing the elements of Eudemonic happiness

In part one, we talked about the importance of Personal Development and the role it plays

In part two, we talked about relationships and their impact on our happiness.

Today we will discuss Self-Acceptance and the Relationship you have with yourself. In my opinion, it is the most important relationship you'll ever have...

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October 13, 2022 28 min

Today's episode is in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. I am revisiting my conversation with Sylvia Sundstrum where will discuss the BRCA gene and Uterine Cancer.

As always we dive into menopause but this time we hear about it from the point of view of "surgical menopause"

You can find Sylvia on Instagram HERE 

You can always connect with me via email terri.kellums@gmail.com

or find me on Social Media Instagram a...

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In today's episode we are exploring how happiness is impacted by the state of our relationships.

10 Things you need from your TRIBE

Questions to ask yourself about your current relationships

How do the people closest to you impact your happiness?

We will talk about the physical and psychological benefits of relationships!

RESOURCES MENTIONED in today's episode

Floating shelves - Hurd & Honey 

Flip House Tour 

Casita Tour 


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September 20, 2022 9 min

In today's episode Part 1 of the series we are diving into the elements of Eudemonic happiness

  • Environmental Mastery
  • Positive Relations
  • Self-Acceptance
  • Purpose in Life
  • Autonomy     

This series kicks off in today's episode with Personal Growth

You will hear the areas of impact in personal growth and I will share with you four things you can do to take your personal growth to the next...

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Tanya Pennington-Miller, FNTP is a Hormone & Fat Loss Specialist for women over 40. She founded Nourish to Thrive, a remote nutritional therapy practice, where she has helped women all over the country, with great success, to lose stubborn weight by balancing their hormones. As a Functional Blood Chemistry Specialist, she orders and interprets labs from a functional perspective to guide women to optimal health.

Tanya is a Functi...

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August 30, 2022 15 min

On this week's episode of the podcast I pose a few questions for you to consider.

Do you know what makes you happy?

Can leading a simple life lead to more happiness?

Are we obsessed with being happy?

Here are the 27 Emotions scientist say we have as humans (although there is conflicting information on this)

  • admiration, adoration, aesthetic appreciation, amusement, anger, anxiety, awe, awkwardness, boredom, calmness, confusion, ...
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