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Dreams and Detours is a show about the life we thought we were going to have vs the one we are living. We all have a story. I share mine and I speak to others about following their dreams, or getting derailed entirely. And then getting back up again.

Life is hard and messy and joyful. The choices we make in our 20's and 30's are not always the ones we want to stick with in our 40's or 50's. Inevitably we come to crossroads, more often than not. If we let fear hold us back, the result can be tremendous dissatisfaction. But if we take the leap toward our dreams, well then, the adventure really begins.

Dreams and Detours Susan Montanaro

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    • 5.0 • 17 Ratings

Dreams and Detours is a show about the life we thought we were going to have vs the one we are living. We all have a story. I share mine and I speak to others about following their dreams, or getting derailed entirely. And then getting back up again.

Life is hard and messy and joyful. The choices we make in our 20's and 30's are not always the ones we want to stick with in our 40's or 50's. Inevitably we come to crossroads, more often than not. If we let fear hold us back, the result can be tremendous dissatisfaction. But if we take the leap toward our dreams, well then, the adventure really begins.

    Celebrate Your Gifts with Consuela Muñoz

    Celebrate Your Gifts with Consuela Muñoz

    Consuela Muñoz is the Confidence Queen Next Door! Susan chats with Consuela about the importance of Leadership, both in the corporate setting and in our own life. Developing your confidence, owning your strengths, and celebrating your gifts is the roadmap for success. Consuela teaches Leaders to start with themselves, to model positive strengths-based behavior with their teams, and cultivate a collaborative workforce that comes together for the greater good of the organization while achieving their own personal best. It can and should always be a win-win! 
     
     
    Consuela Muñoz
    https://www.ownyourconfidence.com
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/consuelamunoz/
    https://www.facebook.com/consuelatheconfidencecoach
    https://www.instagram.com/consuela_munoz/
     
    Dreams and Detours: 
    https://www.dreamsdetours.com
    https://www.instagram.com/dreamsdetours/
    https://www.linkedin.com/company/dreams-and-detours/
     
    Thanks for listening!
    It means so much to us that you listened to our podcast! If you would like to continue the conversation with us, head on over to LinkedIn or Instagram @dreamsdetours. With this podcast, we are building a community of life storytellers that we hope inspire, encourage and challenge our listeners to step toward their desires. If you know somebody who would benefit from this message, or would be an awesome addition to our community, please share it using these social media links and reach out to us.
     
    Do you have feedback or questions about this episode? Please leave a note in the comment section below and rate, review and subscribe. We appreciate every bit of feedback to make this a value adding part of your day. Ratings and reviews from our listeners not only help us improve, but also help others find us in their podcast app. If you have a minute, a review on iTunes goes a long way. Thank You!!

    • 24 min
    No Rules with Shelly Drymon

    No Rules with Shelly Drymon

    Susan chats with Shelly Drymon about redesigning her life after 50 and showing up for other women to do the same. Shelly’s professional life included years as a Social Worker supporting children in the welfare system, along with her ability to seek out grants and private funding for a host of programs to serve girls and restorative justice. Shelly knows the importance of being a guiding light for others and now she is shining that light on her own life and leading by example. No longer interested in hearing about self-help mantras, Shelly is writing her own story and sharing it with the world. One size does not fit all, so stop trying to fit into someone else box.


    Shelly Drymon
    https://shellydrymon.com/home/
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/shellydrymon/
     
    Dreams and Detours: https://www.dreamsdetours.com
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dreamsdetours/
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/dreams-and-detours/
     
    Thanks for listening!
    It means so much to us that you listened to our podcast! If you would like to continue the conversation with us, head on over to LinkedIn or Instagram @dreamsdetours. With this podcast, we are building a community of life storytellers that we hope inspire, encourage and challenge our listeners to step toward their desires. If you know somebody who would benefit from this message, or would be an awesome addition to our community, please share it using these social media links and reach out to us.
     
    Do you have feedback or questions about this episode? Please leave a note in the comment section below and rate, review and subscribe. We appreciate every bit of feedback to make this a value adding part of your day. Ratings and reviews from our listeners not only help us improve, but also help others find us in their podcast app. If you have a minute, a review on iTunes goes a long way. Thank You!!

    • 21 min
    Becoming Your Own Money Boss with Anna Sergunina

    Becoming Your Own Money Boss with Anna Sergunina

    Susan chats with Anna Sergunina, CFP and CEO of Main Street Planning, about the importance of financial planning in order to create a secure path forward. Whether you have a family or not, own a business, or work for a company, designing your financial needs will give you the power to know when you can make big life decisions with safety. Anna also launched Money Boss Podcast to have conversations with others on creating good habits with bite-size wisdom to get anyone started.
     
    Anna Sergunina
    https://www.mainstreetplanning.com
    https://www.facebook.com/MainstreetPlanningInc/
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/anna-sergunina-cfp®-5654a07/
    https://www.instagram.com/anna8sergunina/
     
    Dreams and Detours: https://www.dreamsdetours.com
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dreamsdetours/
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/dreams-and-detours/
     
    Thanks for listening!
    It means so much to us that you listened to our podcast! If you would like to continue the conversation with us, head on over to LinkedIn or Instagram @dreamsdetours. With this podcast, we are building a community of life storytellers that we hope inspire, encourage and challenge our listeners to step toward their desires. If you know somebody who would benefit from this message, or would be an awesome addition to our community, please share it using these social media links and reach out to us.
     
    Do you have feedback or questions about this episode? Please leave a note in the comment section below and rate, review and subscribe. We appreciate every bit of feedback to make this a value adding part of your day. Ratings and reviews from our listeners not only help us improve, but also help others find us in their podcast app. If you have a minute, a review on iTunes goes a long way. Thank You!!

    • 27 min
    Seeking the Stillness Inside

    Seeking the Stillness Inside

    Mike Overlie and Indigo are back on Dreams and Detours to continue the conversation about men connecting to their feelings. Susan and Mike dig into the incredible results that occur when men slow down enough to acknowledge what they are feeling, and subsequently what they need. It is true that small steps create great change. And who wouldn’t want to push away the tornado-like chaos in exchange for some peace. Mike points to our relationship with dogs as being a beautiful guide in learning how to move on quickly from the insanity life can throw us. In his book, Let Your Dog Lead, Mike shares his own emotional awakening and how that was a massive life changer. Dogs & Men, Mike’s new podcast launches soon with nuggets of wisdom and something for everyone!


    Mike Overlie
    https://linktr.ee/SpiritDog
    https://outskirtspress.com/letyourdoglead
    https://www.amazon.com/Let-Your-Dog-Lead-Exceptional/dp/1977220185
     
    Dreams and Detours: https://www.dreamsdetours.com
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dreamsdetours/
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/dreams-and-detours/
     
    Thanks for listening!
    It means so much to us that you listened to our podcast! If you would like to continue the conversation with us, head on over to LinkedIn or Instagram @dreamsdetours. With this podcast, we are building a community of life storytellers that we hope inspire, encourage and challenge our listeners to step toward their desires. If you know somebody who would benefit from this message, or would be an awesome addition to our community, please share it using these social media links and reach out to us.
     
    Do you have feedback or questions about this episode? Please leave a note in the comment section below and rate, review and subscribe. We appreciate every bit of feedback to make this a value adding part of your day. Ratings and reviews from our listeners not only help us improve, but also help others find us in their podcast app. If you have a minute, a review on iTunes goes a long way. Thank You!!

    • 45 min
    Second Act Sisters with Jack Perez

    Second Act Sisters with Jack Perez

    Susan chats with Jack Perez, Founder & CEO of Kuel Life, champion of pro-aging women, normalizing aging for women in mid-life and beyond. Kuel Life is an online community designed to redefine midlife through meaningful, curated content. Jack created this start-up because she knew that when we come together we are brilliant beyond anything else. Women come to share, learn, shop and support one another to live their best. This is what real community looks like. Thank you Jack Perez for giving us another place to keep shining.
     
    Jack Perez
    https://kuellife.com
    https://www.instagram.com/kuellife/
    https://www.linkedin.com/company/kuellife/
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/jackaperez/
     
     
    Dreams and Detours: https://www.dreamsdetours.com
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dreamsdetours/
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/dreams-and-detours/
     
    Thanks for listening!
    It means so much to us that you listened to our podcast! If you would like to continue the conversation with us, head on over to LinkedIn or Instagram @dreamsdetours. With this podcast, we are building a community of life storytellers that we hope inspire, encourage and challenge our listeners to step toward their desires. If you know somebody who would benefit from this message, or would be an awesome addition to our community, please share it using these social media links and reach out to us.
     
    Do you have feedback or questions about this episode? Please leave a note in the comment section below and rate, review and subscribe. We appreciate every bit of feedback to make this a value adding part of your day. Ratings and reviews from our listeners not only help us improve, but also help others find us in their podcast app. If you have a minute, a review on iTunes goes a long way. Thank You!!

    • 23 min
    Sexy, Cool Men Have Feelings with Mike Overlie

    Sexy, Cool Men Have Feelings with Mike Overlie

    Susan chats with Mike Overlie about his emotional awakening and how the canines in his life led him to that moment of self-discovery. In our search for purpose, we can get tangled by looking outward when the answers are all inside of us. Mike works with men specifically to guide them toward living full, exceptional lives. He also wrote a book about it, Let Your Dog Lead. 
     
    Mike Overlie
    https://dogsandmen.com
    https://linktr.ee/SpiritDog
    https://outskirtspress.com/letyourdoglead
    https://www.amazon.com/Let-Your-Dog-Lead-Exceptional/dp/1977220185/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=mike+overlie&qid=1633100279&sr=8-1
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/michael-overlie-529057208/
     
    Dreams and Detours: https://www.dreamsdetours.com
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dreamsdetours/
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/dreams-and-detours/
     
    Thanks for listening!
    It means so much to us that you listened to our podcast! If you would like to continue the conversation with us, head on over to LinkedIn or Instagram @dreamsdetours. With this podcast, we are building a community of life storytellers that we hope inspire, encourage and challenge our listeners to step toward their desires. If you know somebody who would benefit from this message, or would be an awesome addition to our community, please share it using these social media links and reach out to us.
     
    Do you have feedback or questions about this episode? Please leave a note in the comment section below and rate, review and subscribe. We appreciate every bit of feedback to make this a value adding part of your day. Ratings and reviews from our listeners not only help us improve, but also help others find us in their podcast app. If you have a minute, a review on iTunes goes a long way. Thank You!!

    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
17 Ratings

17 Ratings

GonzoGeech ,

A Great Listen!

These conversations are so thoughtful and inspiring. I’m surprised at how often what’s discussed is so relatable. Thanks, Susan, for sharing these moments that help us breathe and carry on.

lfosterak11 ,

Amazing Podcast!

This podcast is packed full of amazing stories. Susan is very warm-hearted and authentic when telling her stories.

In the episode “The Gift of Boundaries,” Susan shared a quote from Wayne Dyer that stuck with me.

“Conflict cannot survive without your participation.” — Wayne Dyer

I highly recommend you give that episode a listen if you struggle with setting boundaries!

Overall this podcast is an amazing listen to those who are looking to better their lives!

Kimberley @ PoetOwl.com ,

Like listening in on a Conversation between why is friends

Once upon a time we may have had our lives all dreamed out, and then real life happened. What I love about this podcast is that Susan Montanaro brings us an eclectic range of guests who know what it’s like to experience trauma, disappointments, heartbreak, and sometimes unimaginable challenges – – yet go on living with joy and purpose anyway. The conversations are wise, witty, and sometimes even a little irreverent, though always real. Occasionally we even hear just from Susan, solo, sharing a little nugget of encouragement to get us over the hump.

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