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Buckle up as you embark on the adventure of a lifetime, navigating the twists and turns of living your best life after 40. The open road is about freedom and possibility, where anything might happen. That’s the idea behind Messy Middle Road Trip, because mid-life is like an epic road trip. Join Janine Queenin and Nicole Markel as they interview women who are driving into mid-life at full speed with the top down and radio blasting. To learn more, go to messymiddleroadtrip.com

Messy Middle Road Trip Janine Queenin and Nicole Markel

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 41 Ratings

Buckle up as you embark on the adventure of a lifetime, navigating the twists and turns of living your best life after 40. The open road is about freedom and possibility, where anything might happen. That’s the idea behind Messy Middle Road Trip, because mid-life is like an epic road trip. Join Janine Queenin and Nicole Markel as they interview women who are driving into mid-life at full speed with the top down and radio blasting. To learn more, go to messymiddleroadtrip.com

    EO118: Leaning into Change with Sandra Costello

    EO118: Leaning into Change with Sandra Costello

    Sandra decided to move her life and her business from one end of Massachusetts to the other during a pandemic and one of the craziest housing market in decades. Listen to her five steps for leaning into change and learning to manage and enjoy the ups and downs along the way. Hop in the convertible for Sandra's last mini pod!

    • 18 min
    EO117: Chasing your Dreams with Yvonne Marchese

    EO117: Chasing your Dreams with Yvonne Marchese

    Yvonne is a podcaster, photographer, and serial pivoter who resides in Connecticut. She describes herself as eternally curious and loves a good story. Yvonne embraces big, scary, beautiful change and believes it’s never too late to pursue a dream. Join us as we talk about being curious, making mistakes, and becoming aware in order to chase your dreams. Grab the snacks and let's go on a joy ride!

    • 48 min
    EO116: The Importance Of Finding Meaningful Connections In Midlife To Prevent Loneliness With Jill McGregor

    EO116: The Importance Of Finding Meaningful Connections In Midlife To Prevent Loneliness With Jill McGregor

    On today's show, we're joined by Jill McGregor from Lady Time Podcast to chat about the importance of finding meaningful connections in midlife to prevent loneliness. We know you'll love it, so hop in the convertible and let's hit the road.

    • 51 min
    EO115: Spring Cleaning Tips With Nicole Markel

    EO115: Spring Cleaning Tips With Nicole Markel

    Spring has sprung and on today's minipod, Nicole Markel will be sharing some of her top tips for clearing the clutter, creating a welcoming entrance and doing a deep dive on cleaning. We know you'll love it, so call shotgun and let's hit the road!

    • 22 min
    EO114: Starting a Business in Midlife with Artist Linda Ruel Flynn of Flora-Ly

    EO114: Starting a Business in Midlife with Artist Linda Ruel Flynn of Flora-Ly

    Join us as we chat with Linda Ruel Flynn of Flora-Ly, an artist who in midlife took over her mom's business of creating custom botanical collages with flowers that have meaning to her clients. Linda is telling stories through exceptionally designed, archivally-produced artwork that honors and celebrates. During our road trip we’ll discuss what it was like to start a business in midlife, learning to be successful, and lessons Linda learned along the way. Grab the snacks and let's go!

    • 46 min
    EO113: Print Your Photos, Surround Yourself with Love with Sandra Costello

    EO113: Print Your Photos, Surround Yourself with Love with Sandra Costello

    When was the last time you printed your digital photos? Being surrounded by images of love, happiness or empowerment can positively affect one's self esteem and feelings of belonging. In this digital age, having a tangible reminder of the people you love, including yourself, is so important. Join Sandra as she shares resources and stories about preserving your greatest memories.

    • 16 min

Customer Reviews

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41 Ratings

41 Ratings

Carrie Row Row Row Your Boat ,

On the road again...

Tune in for some very insightful and thought-provoking conversations about many different aspects of taking a road trip as a metaphor for traveling through life! Highly recommended listening that will offer comfort and compassion for women. Great job ladies! Keep on traveling down that road of inspiration!

messy middle listener ,

Lots of good stuff here!!

I always walk away knowing a little more. The topics they share about middle life ‘stuff’ are interesting and perfect for where I am in my life. Thanks for sharing Sandra and Nicole.

Amber B CC ,

Heartwarming stories of embracing midlife

Nicole and Sandra are filling a void for midlifers - more than just travel - they tackle finance, dating, and self-care advice for midlife. Compassion and kindness is woven into every episode. 5 stars! Highly recommend!

-Amber Beam, Career Coach

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