We all have stories to tell. Let’s start conversations, one story at a time...As part of the Baby Boom generation, we have had front row seats to so many life changing events, from The Vietnam War to The Civil Rights Movement. The Women’s Movement and Assassinations of respected leaders. As all of you, we have also experienced love, loss, illness and recovery.The vision for Hey, Boomer is to start meaningful conversations, across generations, to build bridges of understanding through stories shared by members of the Baby Boom generation. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/wendy-green9/support
Pajama Program - Finding Purpose and Passion
Genevieve Piturro had a successful career as a television marketing executive. She was feeling like she wanted to give back and started volunteering to read to children at homeless shelters. Then one day, a question from a 6-year old girl changed her life.
In 2001, Genevieve founded the national non-profit, Pajama Program. It has not been an easy ride, but it is now a hugely successful program helping children across the United States.
In her book, "Purpose, Passion and Pajamas" she shares with us how this experience has transformed her life, and reinforced her own passion and purpose.
Swagger - with Leslie Ehm
Have you followed the "fake-it-till-you-make" advice? Experienced imposter syndrome? Struggled with self-doubt or hesitated to go after what you really want?
Leslie Ehm is passionate about helping people unleash their potential and develop their inner power and Swagger. She is the author of the new book, "Swagger-Unleash Everything you are and become Everything you want." Since it's release in May the book has made the best seller list of both The Wall Street Journal and USA Today.
This is a fun, energetic conversation that will leave you with an understanding of what is getting in your way of being truly who you are, wherever you are. You are not for everybody, but you are exactly who you need to be for the people in your tribe.
#Swagger #heyboomerpodcast #motivation #self-acceptance
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Sailing Around the World
Larry Jacobson was a successful business owner with a dream. A dream to sail around the world. In a gutsy move he traded everything: the security of home, career, and relationship to realize his lifelong dream. It was a 6-year journey!
Larry's book, "The Boy Behind the Gate" is a true-life story of challenge, danger and love and is an inspiration to untie your lines, break free, and follow your heart.
I'll have what she's having
Dr. Jane Fleishman is a Certified Sex Educator. She gave a TED talk titled "Is it OK for Grandma to have sex?" and she recently published a book titled "The Stonewall Generation: LGBTQ Elders on Sex, Activism and Aging."
In our conversation we spoke about sex and intimacy. We talked about how hormonal changes, physical changes, psychological changes and medications all can affect our desire and sexual pleasure. Jane does a great job of normalizing all the feelings that may be part of aging and sexuality.
We also spoke about elders needs for intimacy and respect in senior living facilities as well as what her research has shown about sex and intimacy in aging members of the LGBTQ community.
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Dating ... again
Finding yourself considering dating after the end of a relationship can be daunting, especially as you get older. Have the rules changed? Where do you meet kind, interesting people? How do you avoid the scammers and game players on the dating sites?
Something else to think about. If you are in a long term relationship, are you still dating? What are you doing to make your relationship special? Many of the tips we will learn from Dating Coach Christine Baumgartner will apply to you also.
Christine has over 10 years of experience as a Dating Coach, having trained with John Gray, author of "Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus." I promise you this will be a fun, lively and useful conversation.
Good Storytelling can be a Powerful Tool
Faye Fulton is CEO and CSO (Chief Storytelling Officer) of a boutique consulting firm specializing in one particular area of communication – business storytelling.
Faye inspires professionals to better communicate the value of their company, the value of their products or services, and what they have to personally offer through strategic storytelling.
She spent more than two decades diving into the art and science of storytelling so she could help others find, craft, and perfect their stories. Today she has a proven process for crafting and delivering stories that connect, influence, and get results.
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