Tag Archives: empowerment

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Melinda Emerson on the Friday Happy Hour

Does your midlife reinvention include starting your dream  business? Or do you already have a business that could use a mini-makeover? Then you need to hear from The…
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Suzi Siegel on the Friday Happy Hour

In the midst of the tiny house phenomena, Suzi Siegel became fascinated with what was going on in her own town of Queens NY. She discovered a plethora…
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RadioWrap-Up.7.27.18: The Artist of Your Life

Are you writing the script for your life, or is someone doing it for you? Adria Firestone thought she was having the best life – success, travel, love…
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RadioWrap-Up.7.20.18.JOY at the Friday Happy Hour!

How is July like your life? We’re midway through the summer and, just like July, many of us are at the midlife point of our lives. We know…
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Behind the Headlines: Mara Martin

Mara Martin, a Sports Illustrated swimsuit search finalist, created quite a stir recently when she walked the runway in a bikini while breastfeeding her infant daughter. Afterward she…
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RadioWrapUp.7.13.18.Rats&Mice…

How do you deal with the tough stuff of life? Leslie Handler does it with humor. We’re talking with Leslie about her life and how she manages to…
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Kristen Edens on Friday Happy Hour

Kristen Reed Edens was like a lot of people during the financial meltdown of 2009. Fate stepped and changed her fate – affecting her career, her finances, and…
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STILL: Are You Getting It?

Still. I used to think of it as an innocuous word. Sometimes peaceful, like, “In the still of the night I can hear the song of nightingales.” Sometimes…
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RadioWrap-Up.5.18.18: Spunky Old Broad

Are you a Spunky Old Broad? If you aren’t, this show may turn you around. At this week’s Friday Happy Hour, we’re talking reinvention with a twist with…
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Cathy Sikorski on Friday Happy Hour

Happy Hour friend, Cathy Sikorski is back this week to talk caregiving, women in midlife, and more. Cathy will also be giving us some tips right from her…
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Marriage, Me and Barbara Bush

This week I thought a lot about Barbara Bush. First of all, who would have thought Barbara would go before George? Didn’t you, like me, figure – with…
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Partners: 4 “Avoid at All Costs” Behaviors

Here’s the 4 traits to “Avoid at All Costs” List I promised during my interview with Shaman Anumani. Paying attention to them could be a little painful now…
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RadioWrap-Up.3.16.18: Second Act as Filmmaker

Are you in your second act? Melissa Davey is. She retired from her corporate Vice President position two years ago to pursue her second act and dream of…
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Ruth Bell Graham

When Billy Graham died a couple weeks ago, the news was all about “America’s Pastor” and his impact on the world. It was interesting, but Billy Graham wasn’t…
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RadioWrap-Up.12.15.17.Women, Retirement and Money

Women are statistically more likely to have a longer life span, and so, a longer retirement than men. Are you financially prepared for that? If not, tune into…
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RadioWrap-Up.12.8.17 How to Have a Good Day

In the midst of this busy holiday season, you might be too stressed to enjoy each day. That’s why Annmarie Kelly asked Caroline Webb to join her -…
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Women’s lives matter. Don’t they count too?

During this football season we’ve been hearing a lot about how black lives matter with players “taking a knee” during the national anthem. I’ve been thinking a lot…
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RadioWrap-Up.9.29.17: Ovarian Cancer

September is ovarian cancer awareness month and Jean Shipos knows all about ovarian cancer. She’s a two-time ovarian cancer survivor who is still undergoing treatments after 20 years….
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RadioWrap-Up.9.22.17.NextChapters

Do you wonder about your next chapters – or next chapters? Carol Gee has had more careers than most women. She spent twenty years in the Air Force,…
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Culture Vultures

Everybody is so concerned about climate change and air pollution and noise pollution yet I wonder why aren’t we concerned with the culture vultures – those predatory things…
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RadioWrap-Up.7.28.17: Life as a Stunt Actor

Fear. It can paralyze the best of us. And, if you’ve ever fallen, you know how scary it is. But how would you handle fear if you fell…
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RadioWrapUp.7.7.17: What’s Your Brand?

What’s your brand? Whether you know if or not, and whether it’s business or personal, you have a brand! Your brand is the way people see you and…
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RadioWrap-Up.6.16.17: Signs Of Hope

Miss the show? Watch the podcast! If you’re interested in going to the comedy club I mentioned, here’s the link: Reactors Comedy Club Annmarie is “live” every Friday,…
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RadioWrapUp.6.9.17: The Art of Moving

Are you relocating for a job, or downsizing, or moving to an over 55 or CCRC community? Feeling overwhelmed at the prospect of decluttering, packing and starting over?…
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RadioWrapUp.5.26.17 Psychic Christi Cavallo

Psychic Christi Cavallo is back! This show is going to be more fun than usual! Christi Cavallo will be doing mini-readings for almost the whole hour. You can…
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Happy Victorious Woman Month!!

It seemed like just one small thing that winter when I filed the paperwork. It was late April when it was approved. By year’s end, there it was…
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RadioWrapUp.4.21.17

Fashionista Roberta Matz Talks Spring Wardrobes Want that savvy chic look this spring? Want to find ways to update your current wardrobe without spending a fortune? This week’s…
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RadioWrap-Up.4.14.17.Kindness

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…
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Is Social Media Making You Sick?

You know, Victory Chicks, and you guys, ever since our presidential election last November, there has been so much acrimony. I’ve never seen anything like it in my…
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3.17.17 RadioWrapUp: Midlife&Clarity

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…
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3.10.17 RadioWrap-Up. Cathy Sikorski on Caregiving

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…
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3.3.17 Radio WrapUp with 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…
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2.24.17 RadioWrapUp with 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…
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Lisa Concepcion on Friday Happy Hour

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…
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2.10.17 RadioWrapUp: The 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…
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2.3.17 RadioWrapUp: Dr. Craig Malkin

Kicking off February (the “love month”), psychologist Dr. Craig Malkin came to this week’s Friday Happy Hour to talk with Annmarie Kelly about something that gets in the…
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Lori Bizzoco on Friday Happy Hour

It’s almost the LOVE MONTH of February and we’re talking about love with relationship expert Lori Bizzoco. Lori is a relationship expert and the executive editor of Cupids…
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1.6.17 RadioWrapUp: Your Plan B?

What are you doing for your New year’s Resolutions? Mary Farr joined us at the Friday Happy Hour today to talk about your “Plan B” in 2017.  Mary…
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What I Remembered at the Christmas Tree Farm

It happened again this year. I and my spouse, Joseph, made our annual trip to the Christmas tree farm. As usual, I had the odd experience of feeling…
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12.9.16 Dirty Words on the Friday Happy Hour

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…
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11.11.16 RadioWrapUp: Veteran’sDay

It’s Veteran’s Day and author Laura Browder came to Happy Hour to talk. Laura’s book, When Janey Comes Marching Home, is an interesting looking into the service and…
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11.4.16 RadioWrapUp: Who Moved My Teeth

Attorney Cathy Sikorski joined us again at Happy Hour this Friday. We talked about about Medicare’s open enrollment, how to handle your employer when you’re caregiving and more….
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9.30.16 RadioWrapUp with Melissa Heissler

What did you think about Melissa’s Peru experience? Would you do that? It certainly changed her life, eh? Melissa Heisler is a stress reduction expert, Type Me life…
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What Was It About Florence Foster Jenkins?

Was it her charisma? Her social status? Her sense of purpose? Whatever made Florence Foster Jenkins the toast of the town, it was certainly NOT her singing. So…
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8.12.16.RadioWrapUp: Dating Dangerously

We had a good time at the Friday Happy Hour talking to Kelly Green about her adventures and the insights she got from her “year of dating dangerously.”…
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8.5.16 RadioWrapUp: Overcoming Divorce

Annmarie Kelly and Brenda Reynolds talked about Brenda’s unique divorce experience – unique because Brenda’s work as an organizational consultant is all about making things work. But nothing…
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Mid-Year Tune-Up for Your 2016 Goals

Ever feel like your goals need a tune-up? I do! And, for me, it’s now! It was just after the July 4th weekend when I did a personal…
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7.15.16 RadioWrapUp: Beating Bulimia

On today’s show we talked with Iris Ruth Pastor about her forty-six year battle with bulimia. It was fascinating to learn about how Iris got started binging and…
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Victorious Woman Contest: 1st Place

Petra Monaco A Story of Overcoming My life and practice have been shaped by my own story. Growing up in foster care since the age of 2 and…
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6.10.16 RadioWrapUp: Susan Cohen-Dickler

Susan Cohen-Dickler joined Annmarie this week for Happy Hour. Annmarie and Susan talked about Susan’s reality show history, being in midlife, having a  partnership with your spouse and…
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