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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 

What Women Want Today Terri L Kellums & Amanda Kieper

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    • 4.9 • 32 Ratings

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 

    Day 12 - New Beginnings and Twelve Drumers

    Day 12 - New Beginnings and Twelve Drumers

    In this final episode of the series, Terri reflects on the past year and the need for change. She discusses the resistance to change and the importance of recognizing when something no longer works. Terri encourages listeners to clear clutter, prioritize health, create a vision, build connections, and continue personal growth. She emphasizes the importance of celebrating achievements and setting SMART goals. Terri concludes by inviting listeners for coaching or assistance in planning activities.
    Takeaways


    Change is necessary for growth and new beginnings.Resistance to change is common and can stem from fear of the unknown, loss of control, comfort with the familiar, and risk aversion.Taking action to clear clutter and prioritize health can create space for positive change.Creating a vision, building connections, and continuing personal growth are essential for personal development.Celebrating achievements and setting SMART goals help you stay motivated and focused.Reach out for coaching or assistance in planning activities to support personal growth.Chapters


    00:00
    Introduction and Reflection
    02:16
    Recognizing the Need for Change
    04:09
    Resistance to Change
    06:34
    Taking Action: Clearing Clutter and Prioritizing Health
    07:32
    Creating a Vision and Building Connections
    08:28
    Continued Personal Growth and Celebrating Achievements
    09:27
    Conclusion and Next Steps
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    • 11 min
    DAY 11 - Goals That Sparkle: Smart 2.0 & Lords a Leaping

    DAY 11 - Goals That Sparkle: Smart 2.0 & Lords a Leaping

    Ready to inject some sparkle into your goal-setting routine? We've got you covered! Join me Terri Kellums on the What Women Want Today podcast, where we're turning the traditional SMART goals on their head with our Smart 2.0 strategy. On this special 11th day of our 12 Days of Christmas series, we're sharing the secret ingredients to creating goals that stick and dance to the rhythm of your deepest passions and values. Imagine goals that don't just sit on a checklist but become the magnetic force that propels you out of bed each morning with a heart full of purpose.

    We're moving beyond the mundane and into the marvelous as we discuss how to craft a vision that truly lights up your imagination and develop an action plan that gracefully pivots with life's every twist and turn. Revel in the journey of setting goals as we advocate for the joy found in each step, with a timeless tracking system that celebrates progress without the pressure of ticking clocks. Whether you're looking to enhance your personal relationships, boost your health, or enrich your emotional well-being, our lively conversation will leave you equipped with the tools for success. Make sure to join our Facebook group for all the glittering details and to sustain that goal-getting energy all year round.
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    • 7 min
    DAY 10 - Time Management and Ten Lords

    DAY 10 - Time Management and Ten Lords

    Ever found yourself with a coffee in hand, contemplating the cosmic juggle of work, life, and that ever-elusive "me-time"? Terri Kellums sure has, and she's spilling the beans on her personal tussles with time management in today's heart-to-heart chat. 
    We're on day 10 of our 12 Days of Christmas series, bringing to light the chaotic ballet of daily schedules, from unforeseen work assignments to those last-minute pleas for a forgotten school project. This episode isn't just about the challenges; it's a treasure trove of actionable strategies, referencing a wealth of over 50,000 books on the topic to help you seize the day and reclaim your hours.

    Terri's candid reveal about a planner who's set to revolutionize her year is just the cherry on top. And if you've ever disguised procrastination by deep-cleaning your fridge, you'll feel right at home as we dissect the not-so-obvious forms of dilly-dallying. It's more than just a conversation; it's a masterclass in self-awareness and discipline, underscored by tales of last-minute grocery runs and the pursuit of a morning routine that actually sticks. Tune in for this deep dive into time management, where Terry and Amanda bridge the gap between knowing better and doing better.
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    • 9 min
    DAY 9 Celebrating with Nine Ladies Dancing

    DAY 9 Celebrating with Nine Ladies Dancing

    Summary
    In this episode, the host discusses the importance of celebrating achievements and milestones along the way. She shares a story about a woman dealing with complicated grief and how therapy and celebrating small goals helped her. The host also highlights the characteristics of the Gen X generation and their tendency to downplay achievements. She emphasizes the benefits of celebrating, such as boosting morale and self-confidence. The episode concludes with the meaning of the song 'Nine Ladies Dancing,' which represents joy and celebration.
    Takeaways


    Celebrate your achievements and milestones along the way.Recognize the importance of therapy in dealing with complicated grief.Gen Xers tend to downplay their achievements, but it's important to celebrate them.Celebrating small goals boosts morale, self-confidence, and motivation.Chapters


    00:00
    Introduction and Setting the Topic
    00:29
    Story of Complicated Grief
    01:16
    Intensive Therapy and Celebrating Goals
    02:09
    Characteristics of Gen X
    03:09
    Benefits of Celebrating Achievements
    04:06
    Reflecting on Past Accomplishments and Setting Goals
    04:34
    Meaning of Nine Ladies Dancing
    04:57
    Conclusion
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    • 6 min
    Eight Maids a Milking: and Personal Growth

    Eight Maids a Milking: and Personal Growth

    Ever felt like technology is sprinting ahead while you're tying your shoelaces? That's been the story of my year, but guess what? I've turned those tech hurdles into personal growth triumphs, and I'm eager to take you through this journey on today's podcast. As we continue our festive 12 Days of Christmas series, we're embracing the theme of "Eight Maids a Milking," which translates into the nurturing and care we must give ourselves. It's about self-sustenance, and in today's episode, I, Terri Kellums, am flying solo to share these insights and extend a special invitation to my pre-launch book club – your ticket to a complimentary sneak peek at my upcoming book.

    Our conversation might be missing Amanda Keeper's vibrant presence today, but it's packed with reflections on the six essential elements for enduring happiness we adored from season one. Revisiting this favorite moment ties beautifully into our focus on personal growth, a value close to my heart. So, as you tune in, picture this – a space where we explore what it means to nurture your well-being, develop a sustainable sense of joy, and maybe even get a free copy of a book that could add a new chapter to your life. Join me as we honor ourselves this holiday season, and let's make personal growth more than just a New Year's resolution.
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    • 12 min
    Day 7 Connection and Community - Seven Swans

    Day 7 Connection and Community - Seven Swans

    In this episode, host Terri Kellums discusses the importance of connection with community for mental health and personal growth. She reflects on her own experiences of feeling disconnected after moving to a new place and emphasizes the need for socialization and support. Terri shares various strategies for finding and building a community, including joining interest-based groups, using online platforms like Meetup.com, and connecting with others through work and hobbies. She also highlights the healing power of being in a supportive community and encourages listeners to navigate challenges with grace and elegance.
    Takeaways


    Connection with community is important for mental health and personal growth.Finding community in a new place can be challenging, but there are strategies to overcome this.Interest-based groups, online communities, and social media can help in finding like-minded individuals.Overcoming fear and trying new activities, such as joining hiking groups, can lead to new connections.Meetup.com is a useful platform for finding and joining interest-based groups.Work and hobbies can also provide opportunities to meet new people and build community.Being in a supportive community can have a positive impact on overall well-being.Navigating challenges with grace and elegance can lead to personal growth.Joining a community can provide support and a sense of belonging.Chapters


    00:00
    Introduction and Reflection on 2023
    00:58
    The Importance of Connection with Community
    03:07
    Challenges of Finding Community in a New Place
    05:30
    Finding Community through Shared Interests
    07:18
    Online Communities and Social Media
    09:39
    Overcoming Fear and Joining Hiking Groups
    10:34
    Using Meetup.com to Find Interest-Based Groups
    12:02
    Finding Community through Work and Hobbies
    13:22
    The Importance of Being in Community
    16:06
    Reflection on Grace and Elegance in Personal Growth
    16:32
    Conclusion and Invitation to Join the Community
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    • 18 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
32 Ratings

32 Ratings

Margaret Vandergriff ,

Reasons to celebrate midlife

Such a fabulous podcast! Terri is a wonderful interviewer who tackles a wide range of interesting and engaging topics and issues facing women in midlife. Check it out!!

LLUNA706 ,

Inspiring and realistic !!!

Terri is a woman who truly has a passion for exploring human behavior ! Her voice is calm and uplifting , to me this is important .
The podcast topics are honest to what women and (men ) are addressing in everyday life . Terri’s insight is real and relatable . She offers suggestions that are easy to implement into daily life .
This is a must listen !

Vondaknorris ,

A woman who is for women

Here is a woman who is for women! Terri has insight into topics that I
didn't know I needed to hear so much. She has relevant topics especially for
40+ women. I love her interviews with other coaches and experts. Her
podcasts have been a wonderful resource in my journey towards discovering my
passions, my purpose and just simply managing mid-life.

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