Better Than Gossip

Do you find yourself standing on the edge of a high dive wishing you could cannonball with fearless exhilaration like you did when you were ten? But you're frozen. What's holding you back? Fear of the unknown? Procrastination? Self-doubt? Others judging you? Fear of failing? This podcast is about making connections and having conversations that will inspire you to action. Amy Schmidt is right alongside you on this journey, and she has added an amazing Co-Host, Kristen Coffield. You'll feel like you're sitting on the couch with her, as their guests share their incredible stories and their insight.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 36m. Bisher sind 166 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 4 days 3 hours


EP 163: An inspiring conversation with the amazing Jenny Hubbard

When Jenny Hubbard lost her six-year-old daughter Catherine in the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012, she was confronted with a grief and loss no parent should ever face. And yet, In the depths of her pain, she sought to inspire and founded the CVH Animal Sanctuary in her daughter’s memory, creating a place of healing for humans, animals and the environment – a place to fulfill one little girl’s dream of kindness and compassion for all...



EP 162: Age is NOT just a number. Meet Girls Gone 50 Founders

Age is NOT just a number.  Amen!

Are you ready to grow up and not grow old?   Today’s episode will inspire you to #cannonballwithconfidence. This podcast was so popular - that we decided to share it again. Listen in as two award-winning ad creatives talk about launching their #AgeisNOTjustaNumber video campaign — an “Age Anthem” tackling ageism head-on.  I was part of the campaign and loved every minute of it – you can watch it here...



EP 161: Walk your way to confidence with Joyce Shulman

Walking your way to better with Joyce Shulman - replay of the fabulous conversation with 99 Walks Founder, Joyce Shulman

Walking is more than just a way to increase the blood flow throughout your body, but it’s also the easiest exercise you can do to improve your overall health...


 2022-08-26  32m

 2022-07-28  41m

EP 159: The Power of Reinvention. Meet the EvolveMe Co-Founders


In today's episode of Better Than Gossip, Amy chats with Judy Schoenberg and Linda Lautenberg, co-founders of EvolveMe, about their passion for midlife career reinvention for women.

Judy and Linda share the story behind their brand, EvolveMe, as well as their professional backgrounds.

They will also talk about the skills they have learned working together...


 2022-07-21  38m

EP 158: Shattering Age Old & Old Age Perceptions. Meet Meri Frischman


In today's episode of Better Than Gossip, Amy and Kristen chat with Meri Frischman, founder of The Pro-Age Woman. Meri is an advocate for positive aging and celebrates women over 50 through connection, conversation, inspiration, fashion and events.

Meri will talk about her journey and how it has been a gift to her.

She will also talk about her recipe for success...


 2022-07-14  26m

EP 157: Thriving at midlife. Meet the Midlife Mentors

Midlife can be challenging. During this episode you will meet a dynamic duo behind the Midlife Mentors. It’s time to step away from the madness we manifest in our attempts to attain goals that are unachievable, as we help you focus on the daily opportunities that redefine who and what you are, with the wisdom that comes with age.

Here's what we talk about in this episode with Midlife Mentors, Claire and James Davis...


 2022-07-11  36m

 2022-06-30  49m

EP 155: Revolutionary Aromatherapy. Meet Tammy Davis


In today's episode of Better Than Gossip, Amy and Kristen chat with Tammy Davis, founder of Revolutionary Aromatherapy and clinical aromatherapy master. 

Tammy's speciality has evolved over the years into the biology of the stress response.

She will share what drew her to aromatherapy and who influenced her along the way.

She will also share her insights on essential oils and aromatherapy...


 2022-06-24  42m

EP 154: Confidence takes practice. Meet Deirdre Fitzpatrick


In today's episode of Better Than Gossip, Amy chats with Deirdre Fitzpatrick, KCRA morning news anchor, Dying To Ask Podcast host, and Hearst Olympic Team Reporter. Deirdre is also a four-time Emmy award winner for in writing, anchoring and reporting.

She will share how she found her passion and purpose for journalism.

She will also talk about her morning routine as a morning news anchor at KCRA-TV...


 2022-06-16  52m