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The weekly podcast that is the voice for women in midlife and beyond. From relationships to careers, health and wellness to amazing interviews with prime time celebrities, we cover it all. Join the conversation!

HOT FLASHES & COOL TOPICS Hot Flashes & Cool Topics

    • Education
    • 4.8 • 133 Ratings

The weekly podcast that is the voice for women in midlife and beyond. From relationships to careers, health and wellness to amazing interviews with prime time celebrities, we cover it all. Join the conversation!

    How to Build Healthy Relationships in Midlife with Author Ann Kelley.

    How to Build Healthy Relationships in Midlife with Author Ann Kelley.

    How healthy are your relationships?  How can you improve them?
    This week we are speaking with Ann Kelley, author of Secure Relating: Holding Your Own in an Insecure World. Ann offers practical tools to help deepen self-awareness and ultimately strengthen all relationships.  We discuss the ways to recognize patterns developed early on, reflect on your triggers and rewire those triggers to create healthier relationships.
    Show Notes: www.hotflashescooltopics.com

    • 36 min
    Somatic Sex and the Midlife Benefits with Kiana Reeves

    Somatic Sex and the Midlife Benefits with Kiana Reeves

    What is Somatic Sex?  How can it help with intimacy and pleasure in midlife?
    On this episode, we talk to Kiana Reeves, somatic sex educator and Foria's Chief Education Officer. She shares the benefits of somatic sex and how it can help us feel more connected and comfortable with your body, especially as we age.
    Show Notes: www.hotflashescooltopics.com

    • 37 min
    Menopause in the Workplace with Dr. Catherine Hansen

    Menopause in the Workplace with Dr. Catherine Hansen

    Did you know that approximately 25% of the workforce is currently affected by menopausal symptoms?  It is time for companies to address the needs of menopausal women.
    This week we speak with Dr. Catherine Hansen. Dr. Hansen is the Head of Menopause at Pandia Health.  She also works with many companies that are trying to create resources and regulations to protect women in the workplace that are struggling with menopausal symptoms.  
    Learn more about Menopause in the Workplace.
    Show Notes:  www.hotflashescooltopics.com
     

    • 35 min
    Catching Up with The Office's Kate Flannery

    Catching Up with The Office's Kate Flannery

    This week we are catching up with actress Kate Flannery.
    Kate is sn actor, singer and a writer, best known for her 9 seasons as Meredith the drunk on NBC’s THE OFFICE. She was also a fan favorite on Season 28 of ABC’s Dancing With The Stars.  We talk about her career, The Office, vanity insanity and of course, her menopause journey.
    Show Notes: www.hotflashescooltopics.com

    • 34 min
    Rewire Your Brain for Less Midlife Stress with Harvard Physician Dr. Aditi Nerurkar

    Rewire Your Brain for Less Midlife Stress with Harvard Physician Dr. Aditi Nerurkar

    This week we are reframing the concept of "stress" with Harvard physician,  Dr. Aditi Nerurkar.
    Dr Nerurkar is an expert on the study of stress and burnout and in her book, The 5 Resets: Rewire Your Brain and Body for Less Stress and More Resilience, she offers 5 mindset resets to help rewire your brain for less midlife stress. 
    The First Reset: Get Clear on What Matters Most
    The Second Reset: Find Quiet in a Noisy World
    The Third Reset: Sync Your Brain and Your Body
    The Fourth Reset: Come Up for Air
    The Fifth Reset: Bring Your Best Self Forward
    Listen to the full episode for more.
    Notes: www.hotflashescooltopics.com

    • 39 min
    Dr. Mary Claire Haver and The New Menopause

    Dr. Mary Claire Haver and The New Menopause

    Get ready for The New Menopause Book launching April 30th!  Dr. Mary Claire Haver is the author and a physician at the forefront of the Menopause conversation.
    Dr. Haver will answer our questions on Menopause symptoms and solutions and she shares more from The New Menopause: Navigating Your Path Through Hormonal Change with Purpose, Power, and Facts.
    Conversations with Prime Women 4/27 Event in NYC: 
    www.conversationswithprimewomen.com
    Show Notes: www.hotflashescooltopics.com
     

    • 42 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
133 Ratings

133 Ratings

Debbie Cunningham ,

Great info for midlife women

Love Hot Flashes and Cool topics. They give applicable information for managing midlife in an entertaining format!

RegHess ,

Reality check

Bridgett & Colleen tackle important topics that women are facing in midlife. Their guests are experts who want to help champion women’s causes!

G732561 ,

Great information, wonderful hosts

Hot Flashes & Cool Topics is so informative and fascinating. Love their guests - especially Bethany Corbin! So insightful.

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