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RadioWrap-Up.6.16.17: Signs Of Hope

If you’re interested in going to the comedy club I mentioned, here’s the link: Reactors Comedy Club Annmarie is “live” every Friday, from 3-4pm EST. You won’t want…
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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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5.27.16 RadioWrapUp: Psychic Christi

This show is our psychic special! Psychic Christi Cavallo will be doing mini-readings for almost the whole hour. You can call in any time. If the line is…
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Victorious Woman Contest 2016

What’s Your Story? Every woman has one! Have you triumphed over a seemingly overwhelming obstacle? Survived abuse? Broken through a glass ceiling? Beaten cancer, addiction or other disease?…
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4.29.16 RadioWrapUp: Kerry Hannon

Ready to downshift and get that job you love now? Kerry has so much information to share and I’m glad she shared so much of it with us…
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The 21-DAY VICTORY CHALLENGE

May is Victorious Woman Month and I’ve created the 21-Day Victory Challenge so you can build up some of your Victory Muscles and get into that Victorious Woman…
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4.15.16 RadioWrapUp: Kelly Hayes-Raitt

Kelly Hayes-Raitt and I chatted about her midlife reinvention from political consultant into her most interesting “bohemian” lifestyle. Kelly is an activist and author who is passionate about…
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More Than Just Her Jeans

Remember those Gloria Vanderbilt jeans? Who didn’t love ‘em? How funny is that, while the flamboyant Gloria was flaunting her famous name on those fabulous jeans, she faced…
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3.25.16 RadioWrapUp: Divorce and the holidays

After a divorce, what do you do for the holidays? That’s just some of what Colleen and I talked about on today’s Friday Happy Hour. Colleen Sheehy Orme…
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Spring: New Beginnings

In spite of reports of an impending snow storm in the Northeast, today is the first day of spring. Yay! It wasn’t a bad winter, but isn’t spring,…
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Thoughts about Women’s History and You

It’s Women’s History Month and Nancy Reagan, US First Lady from 1981-1989, died this week at age 94. I think it’s curiously delicious that she died during Women’s…
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2.26.16 RadioWrapUp: Family Mental Illness

Whew! It’s always a difficult experience to talk about mental illness in your family, isn’t it? And it isn’t all about the sick one, is it? Like alcoholism,…
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Folding Fitted Sheets

Victories come in all shapes and sizes. Most of them aren’t earth-shattering but they lead to those that are, either by boosting your confidence or proving something to…
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More Chapters For You?

Leslie Caron’s interview with Jane Pauley on last weekend’s CBS Sunday Morning reminded me of the strides women have made over the last half-century. And it reminded me…
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1.15.16 RadioWrapUp: Makeovers

Barbara Wasserman joined us for Happy Hour today. We did some good talking about midlife and midlife makeovers! Barbara’s My Next Purpose teleseminar begins on February 8. She included…
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About That MidLife Crisis…

Are you happier now that you’re in midlife? Most likely you are and don’t even realize it! Recently a group of Canadian researchers released a study done with…
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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas, Victory Chicks! Happy Holidays too! And in the New Year, May 2016 be your most fabulous year yet!! In Victory and with Love, Annmarie

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My Favorite Christmas Gift

Favorite Christmas Gift Earlier this week, or maybe it was last week…the days have mushed together…I was watching a TV show and the host was asking guests about…
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Radio Wrap-Up: Starting A Business

Starting a Business and Building Your Tribe As we start looking toward the New Year of 2016, many of us get fired up about becoming more empowered. So…
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Psychic Friday at Happy Hour!

Christi Cavallo was back doing her thing! I hope you were one of the lucky ones who got in to talk with her. If you want to talk…
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I Hate the Holidays: Stress-Busting Tips

“Glad to see ‘em come, glad to see ‘em go,” announced Mrs. Evans as she charged into the teacher’s lounge and plopped, exhausted, into her chair at the…
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RadioWrap-Up: Gratitude

Yes, we’re only a couple weeks from Thanksgiving, so I asked Janice Kaplan, author of The Gratitude Journals to join us. I met Janice in New York and,…
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Radio Wrap-Up: Caregivers

It’s National Family Caregivers Month and the theme this year is Respite: Taking Care of Yourself. So Cathy Sikorski, the serial caregiver, stopped by Happy Hour to talk…
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RadioWrap-Up: Halloween Ghosts!

Are there ghosts haunting your neighborhood this Halloween? Author Charles Adams came to scare us with ghostly stories for our Halloween Happy Hour…and if you didn’t spit up…
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