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Nicole Christina, a psychotherapist of 30 years, interviews a wide variety of influential guests about how they are creating their legacies--a crucial element in healthy aging. Contributing to the greater good is a central theme of the Program.

Zestful Aging Nicole Christina, LCSW

    • Mental Health
    • 4.6, 18 Ratings

Nicole Christina, a psychotherapist of 30 years, interviews a wide variety of influential guests about how they are creating their legacies--a crucial element in healthy aging. Contributing to the greater good is a central theme of the Program.

    Jane Bernstein -- What if You Had a Twin You Never Knew About?

    Jane Bernstein -- What if You Had a Twin You Never Knew About?

    Jane Bernstein is an award winning novelist. Her latest book, “The Face Tells the Secret” is the story of a young woman trying to navigate life knowing that her mother did not have the capacity to love her, and also held a very tragic secret. Her recent story, “Still Running,” was chosen for “Best American Sports Writing 2018”. Find out more about Jane at http://janebernstein.net/.

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    • 42 min
    Amanda Rees -- How to Prevent Falls in Older Adults

    Amanda Rees -- How to Prevent Falls in Older Adults

    Amanda Rees is the co-founder and CEO of Bold, a health and fitness technology company that creates online exercise programs for aging well, particularly focusing on balance which is crucial in the later years. Amanda is a yoga and tai chi instructor, who specializes in working with older adults and those with mobility limitations. She studied engineering and dance at Princeton. Bold has raised venture capital from leading Silicon Valley investors and has been highlighted in Forbes and the New York Times. Find out more about Amanda and her company at AgeBold.com.

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    • 33 min
    Rachel Peru -- Silver Haired, Over 45 year Old Model Encourages Body Acceptance

    Rachel Peru -- Silver Haired, Over 45 year Old Model Encourages Body Acceptance

    Rachel began a new career as a model at the age of 46. Since turning 40, Rachel ditched the hair dye and embraced her natural silver hair and curvy figure. She is now represented by Bridge models in London and is passionate about being to help represent women over 40 in the fashion industry, especially when it comes to swimwear and lingerie campaigns. She is an ambassador for the charity 'Be Real”, a body confidence activist, and involved in the Mind Charity, which focuses on mental health. Find out more about Rachel at: RachelPeruModel.com.

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    • 39 min
    Hearts in the Ice -- Two Midlife Women Research Global Warming in the High Arctic

    Hearts in the Ice -- Two Midlife Women Research Global Warming in the High Arctic

    Ever wonder what it would be like to share a 250 square foot space with a fellow researcher in the Arctic for nine months with no electricity or running water? No Netflix, Amazon, or neighbors for 90 roadless miles? Meet Sunniva Sorby and Hilde Strom who are on a mission to contribute to the research on global warming and plastic use. They were due to return after their 9 month stay, but COVID hit. The Norweigen boat that was scheduled to pick them up stopped running. Find out more about their incredible work and see their breathtaking photos right here: HeartsintheIce.com.

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    • 33 min
    Joan Lunden -- “Why Did I Come Into This Room?”

    Joan Lunden -- “Why Did I Come Into This Room?”

    Joan Lunden helped wake-up millions of Americans as the host of Good Morning America for two decades. As a journalist, a busy working mom, and a part of the sandwich generation, Joan knows a thing or two about the realities of being an aging woman in our society today. Joan is a leading health and wellness advocate, speaking around the country about women’s health and how to age successfully. Joan’s latest book on the topic, “Why Did I Come Into This Room? A Candid Conversation About Aging,” is being called her most candid, raw, and funny book to date! Find out more about all of Joan’s projects here: JoanLunden.com.

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    • 55 min
    Talya Tibbon -- Walking with Refugees

    Talya Tibbon -- Walking with Refugees

    Talya Tibbon is an award winning documentary director and producer working in the US and in Europe. Over the years, her work has taken her to 4 continents: from Boko Haram territory in Nigeria to the slums of Karachi, from gang-controlled neighborhoods in Honduras to Siberia and to the corridors of the White House. She's documented war refugees, trafficked women, Guantanamo detainees, Wall Street traders, drug economies, mass shooting survivors and even daredevil ice swimmers.

    Last year Talya was nominated for two IDA (international documentary association) awards: for "Sky and Ground" (PBS/ Amazon) for best documentary and for the docuseries "Amanpour: Sex and Love Around the World" which is running on Netflix. She is currently working on her next documentary feature film about the legacy of WWII in the Baltics and a scripted drama series about the refugee crisis. Find out more about Talya’s amazing work here: TalyaTibbon.com.

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    • 1 hr 1 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
18 Ratings

18 Ratings

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Wise counsel

Nicole’s manner and guests an entire topic are just a real asset to the world of aging. We need this! I’ve enjoyed listening immensely.

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Highly recommend

If you're looking for sage life advice and a friendly voice to hear on your drive to work, Nicole Christina will not disappoint!

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Dane2232

Interesting topics but her slow and deliberate style of talking is almost too annoying to listen to

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