SalmonJacket.HeadShotPour yourself a glass of wine, mix a mojito or splash some scotch over ice and join the fun with Annmarie Kelly and her latest expert guest as they talk about things that matter to midlife women. Annmarie interviews a wide variety of experts, some who tell stories of victory, others who inform or motivate and still others who will make you laugh. They talk about the trials and triumphs of mid-life reinventions, empty nests, aging parents, relationships, money and...sex!

Most Happy Hour listeners tell Annmarie that what they like most about the guests is that the on-air conversations sound just like the ones they have with girlfriends over lunch, tea or happy hour. Tune in every Friday at 3pm. Annmarie is at WCHE Learn more!

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Friday Happy Hour Guests:

April 14: Jill Lublin

In a country divided where almost every conversation is tinged with tension, author Jill Lublin has a solution. Tune into today’s show when Annmarie Kelly will be talking with Jill about kindness – how to heal with it, and how to use it to boost your personal and professional success.

April 7: Roberta Matz

 

Want that savvy chic look this spring? Want to find ways to update your current wardrobe without spending a fortune? This week’s guest, Roberta Matz, can help. Roberta is bringing a little midlife chic to happy hour. Roberta can tell you how to incorporate today’s hottest colors and trends into your wardrobe – so you can embrace your own chic style without looking like a millennial wannabe.

Roberta Matz has been a fashionista her whole life. For years she’s been dressing herself, her friends, her children and grandchildren. Recently retired from careers in education and non-profit, these days Roberta volunteers at Career Wardrobe, in Philly, an organization that provides work appropriate clothing to women returning to the workforce. Known for her flair with jewelry and accessories, Roberta is a champion for women looking their best at any age.

March 31: Mary Fran Bontempo

If you’re not ready for granny panties, and you're using "dirty words" that undercut your power, you want to  tune in this Friday. Humorist Mary Fran Bontempo has an inspiring message from her Woman’s Book of Dirty Words, about how to clean up your self-talk and move toward vibrant, productive, and  joyful lives.

March 24: Kay Presto & Gerry Monteux

Have you recently gotten the “it’s not you, we’re going in a different direction” line from your employer? Are you in a reinvention? That’s what happened to NYC sportscaster Bill Patrick. When “soulless vampires” terminated his employment, he decided to follow his bliss. His reinvention took him back to his roots, his real name (Gerry Monteux) and a fabulous new career.

Do you think, now that you’re in mid-life (or beyond) that it’s too late to start something new? If you do, you’ll; want to hear what octogenarian Kay Presto is up to these days. The California mother of four has covered motorsports of all types for over four decades. She’s received more than 100 national awards for her motorsports coverage on international television and radio, also in her journalism and photography for international magazines and coffee-table books. Her most recent book, Chasing the Checkered Flag, is a young adult novel that resulted from a “yes” from the fearless Kay.

March 17: TBD

 

Are you a woman over forty standing at the midlife crossroads? That’s where Mary Collier was. She lived just long enough to experience both great success, personal tragedy and financial devastation. It took a while to put her life back together. Mary is talking about it at the Friday Happy Hour. And she has tips for you for finding clarity, purpose and true wealth.

Mary F. Collier is a best-selling author and the founder of CorePowered® Entrepreneurs, Mary helps women at midlife transition to discover their true self and create a life and business that lights their fire and feeds their soul.   She is dedicated to empowering women entrepreneurs around the world to make an impact and leave a legacy that matters, doing what they love.

March 10: Cathy Sikorski

Happy Hour friend, Cathy Sikorski is back this week to talk caregiving, Seniors and Women’s History Month. We’ll also be talking about Cathy’s new book, Who Moved My Teeth, which is launching on Sunday in Narberth.

March 3: Charlotte Stewart

Did you love watching Little House on the Prairie? Who was your favorite? If it was Miss Beadle, you’re in luck. Charlotte Stewart is coming to the Friday Happy Hour! Charlotte was loved to pieces as Miss Beadle, but her real life was far from being the chaste school marm she played. We’re dishing some fun “dirt” with Charlotte Stewart this week’s Happy Hour…don’t miss it!

February 24: Michelle Gielan

We’re “Broadcasting Happiness” at this Friday’s Happy Hour with the woman who wrote the book on the subject, Michelle Gielan. This is the perfect pick-me-up for those mid-winter blahs!

Michelle is a national CBS News anchor turned positive psychology researcher. She’s also the author of the bestseller Broadcasting Happiness, the Executive Producer of “The Happiness Advantage” Special on PBS and a featured professor in Oprah’s Happiness course. Michelle holds a Master of Applied Positive Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania.

February 17: Lisa Concepcion

Lisa Concepcion married her college sweetheart. They were living the life in New Jersey where Lisa worked as a marketing maven. When things started to go wrong in her marriage, her spouse moved to California and she moved to Miami. While dealing with being newly single and getting over the NY-FL culture shock, Lisa got busy rediscovering herself. In her reinvention, Lisa combined what she learned with her marketing magic. She now shows single how to successfully package and present themselves to find, give and keep love.

February 10: Five Year Marriage

We’re doing something a little different at Happy Hour today. The interview tables are being turned around!

Annmarie is tickled that veteran broadcaster and author Lorraine Rannali is doing the interviewing today - interviewing her and her spouse, Joseph Eagle, about Annmarie's forthcoming book, The Five Year Marriage (coming out in June). It's the first time Annmarie and Joseph are talking about this very different but trendy topic in public.

February 3: Dr. Craig Malkin

This is  the "love month" and Annmarie invited Dr. Craig Malkin to join her to talk about love. Actually, they're talking more about something that gets in the way of love: Narcissism. Dr. Malkin is a clinical psychologist, lecturer for Harvard Medical School, and author of the internationally acclaimed, Rethinking Narcissism: The Secret to Recognizing and Coping with Narcissists  He’s appeared in, and been featured by, countless media outlets including Time Magazine, NPR, and The Oprah Winfrey Network." Learn more about Dr. Malkin 

January 27: Lori Bizzoco

It’s almost February and we’re talking about love with relationship expert Lori Bizzoco. Lori is a relationship expert and the executive editor of Cupids Pulse, a one-of-a-kind site that analyzes celebrity relationships and repackages the information to provide relatable love advice to its readers. Lori is also the founder of New York based integrated communications firm, NV Media, Inc. And she’s a lot of fun…tune in this Friday for some fun chick chat!

Find out more about Lori at Cupids Pulse and NV Media 

January 20: Better Than Bacon

 lauren_b_web lauren_h_web What’s better than a midlife reinvention? Better Than Bacon! Three members of this fun improv group are joining Annmarie Kelly at the next Friday Happy Hour. They’re talking about their comedy experiences as improvisational performers. And doing a little comedy in the process (they just can’t help themselves!)

Learn more about Better Than Bacon at www.betterthanbaconimprov.com and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/betterthanbacon

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January 13: Lisa Lewtan

Was losing weight one of your goals for 2017? Lisa Lewtan might have some ideas for you…not about diet, but about how being busy, stressed and food obsessed can be sabotaging your best efforts. You won’t want to miss this show! Learn more about Lisa at www.healthyhappyandhip.com

Lisa Lewtan is a Health & Lifestyle Coach, the founder of Healthy, Happy, and Hip, an award-winning author, and the host of Busy, Stressed, and Food Obsessed Radio (named after her book). Using the skills she developed as a successful technology entrepreneur, Lisa self-hacked her own mind and body to restore her health and then go on to feel better than ever. With private coaching, online courses, workshops, and retreats, Lisa helps highly successful hungry go-getters to slow down, chill-out, develop a better relationship with food, look good, and feel great.

January 6: Mary Farr

maryfarr If 2016 didn’t turn out the way you wanted, Mary Farr can help you make 2017 better. Mary is an author, longtime pediatric hospital chaplain, and health care leader. She speaks and writes from years of experience fostering healing, hope, happiness and humor. You can visit her website or Facebook page. Mary's recently released book, “The Promise in Plan B” features heartfelt stories of ordinary people finding resilience and joy in the next chapter of their life journeys.

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