Fearlessly Facing Fifty™

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 you'll feel like you're sitting on the couch with her, as her guests share their incredible stories and their insight. Let's change the narrative around midlife. It's not a crisis, it's an opportunity. Let's #cannonballwithconfidence We haven't peaked yet; we are just getting started.


Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 35m. Bisher sind 115 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 2 days 19 hours 3 minutes


EP 112: Redefining the Prime Woman with Dorothy Miller Shore

Redefining the Prime Woman

PRiME is for the ageless generation of women who don’t dress, think, or act like women in previous generations. We are unique. Just as our teen and adult lives did not mirror our mothers, neither do our lives at 50, 60, or 70. Being entrepreneurial prime women ourselves, we launched PRiME as an online magazine that caters to just us! PRiME is a lifestyle guide for living well – not just living long...



EP 111: Putting all the clues together with Jennifer Fugo

Finding the clues and putting it all together when it comes to your nutritional health is one of the most important steps in your journey. 

Jennifer Fugo, MS, LDN, CNS is a functional clinical nutritionist, founder of Skinterrupt, and the host of the Healthy Skin Show.

In her clinical practice, she helps women and men with never-ending “stomach problems”, chronic skin rashes, brain fog, chronic fatigue, and autoimmunity find a way back to their best health...



EP 110: Behind the scenes with Emmy Award winning TV Producer, Amy Rosenblum

Do you ever wonder what it's like to be a producer for some of the most watched and highly rated daytime television shows? In this episode, my guest is the  Emmy Award winning TV Producer, and media coach Amy Rosenblum.  She has been a force in the broadcast business for over thirty years. Amy began her career at CBS news, where none other than Andy Cohen was an intern, and won an Emmy for a special report she produced with Dan Rather on “Women and AIDS”...



EP 109: Always take the detour. A conversation with filmmaker, Melissa Davey

The myth that older women are invisible is shattered in this inspirational and revealing look at remarkable women thriving, leading lives rich in experiences and accomplishments that defy perceptions and reveal what is possible beyond sixty.

In this episode I chat with the filmmaker, Melissa Davey.  Melissa says, "A woman’s age is not her story...



EP 108: Now THIS is how we menopause. A conversation with Kindra's Catherine Balsam-Schwaber

So what is going on?  I'm hot. I'm tired. I can't sleep.

Sounds familiar?  So many women have questions about menopause. 
Does this sound question sound relatable?

“ I wish I knew what all the potential symptoms were so I could be better prepared...



EP 107: Divorce does not have to be destructive. A conversation with Rosemarie Ferrante

Divorce doesn't have to be destructive

There are many options as you begin to navigate the journey through divorce. In today's episode I talk with Rosemarie Ferrante. Rosemarie  is an attorney licensed in New York and Connecticut, who focuses her practice on non-adversarial divorce through mediation and the collaborative divorce process.  

This episode takes time to address the following:

The traditional litigation process is not the only choice...



EP 106: Overcoming obstacles. A conversation with Michael Kutcher

From the moment of birth, Michael Kutcher has overcome challenges and conquered obstacles that most people never even catch a glimpse of.  He was diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy at the age of three, and ten years later underwent a heart transplant.  He is nothing short of a miracle.

Michael has had the ability to not just overcome obstacles, but thrive and live with a "difability"...a term he uses when talking about his journey...



EP 105: Happy is the new healthy with Dr. Joan Neehall

If there was ever a need for a book like this, it is now. As a world renowned expert on the subject, Dr. Joan Neehall is the one to deliver this message.

Have you been stressed, anxious, or worried? Have you felt pangs of loneliness in recent times? Are you longing for greater connection with others and the world around you? In a phrase, Are you looking for happiness?

If so, you are not alone—at least not statistically speaking...



EP 104: Bringing harmony back to the V-Force. Meet Carrie Mapes & Patty Pappas

Two midlife, empty nester walk into a cannabis dispensary.....that's what we are talking about today - and you don't want to miss it.

When menopause starts, and often well before, women can stop feeling like themselves. Hormones go haywire and with them your mood; temperature regulation goes out the window; restful sleep becomes a distant memory; and mental clarity vanishes. Women are left to “deal with it.” We think that’s unacceptable...


 2021-05-13  30m

EP 103: Living bigger, bolder, and with intent. A conversation with Barbara Majeski

Barbara Majeski is a nationally recognized lifestyle expert and mom of three from New Jersey. She appears frequently on top network stations around the country. As a mom Barbara is dedicated to living life with purpose and approaching all aspects of living with creativity and confidence!

In 2015 while entering a divorce Barbara was handed a diagnosis of Stage III cancer...


 2021-05-06  33m