Season 1

The Original Cool Kid, Beth Blaney

Aug. 4, 2022

It was such a treat to chat with Beth Blaney, CEO and mastermind of BBA Bookkeeping. Beth’s mission is to serve as the backbone of your business so you can get to the next level and achieve the success you envision. As any e…

Getting Your Spark On with Denise Belisle

July 29, 2022

Denise Belisle is a serenity and emotional intelligence expert guiding people back to themselves. Whether life has shifted because of the empty nest or simply a change that creates more time, we must recreate ourselves for c…

Your Life is Your Story with Kelly Keville

July 21, 2022

We repeat mistakes until we learn the lesson. Susan chats with Kelly Keville who knows that well. From codependence to independence, it was a journey that bounced Kelly around a bit but in the end gave her the confidence and…

Healing with Joanna Canfield

July 15, 2022

Joanna Canfield with Butterfly Secrets discovered her ability to use her gifts to heal herself and others. Trained as a Reiki Master, Joanna uses a variety of tools and modalities to help others balance the energetic pain po…

Celebrate Your Gifts with Consuela Muñoz

June 23, 2022

Consuela Muñoz is the Confidence Queen Next Door! Susan chats with Consuela about the importance of Leadership, both in the corporate setting and in our own life. Developing your confidence, owning your strengths, and celebr…

No Rules with Shelly Drymon

June 16, 2022

Susan chats with Shelly Drymon about redesigning her life after 50 and showing up for other women to do the same. Shelly’s professional life included years as a Social Worker supporting children in the welfare system, along …

Becoming Your Own Money Boss with Anna Sergunina

June 9, 2022

Susan chats with Anna Sergunina, CFP and CEO of Main Street Planning, about the importance of financial planning in order to create a secure path forward. Whether you have a family or not, own a business, or work for a compa…

Seeking the Stillness Inside with Mike Overlie

May 24, 2022

Mike Overlie and Indigo are back on Dreams and Detours to continue the conversation about men connecting to their feelings. Susan and Mike dig into the incredible results that occur when men slow down enough to acknowledge w…

Second Act Sisters with Jack Perez

May 9, 2022

Susan chats with Jack Perez, Founder & CEO of Kuel Life, champion of pro-aging women, normalizing aging for women in mid-life and beyond. Kuel Life is an online community designed to redefine midlife through meaningful, cura…

Sexy, Cool Men Have Feelings with Mike Overlie

April 28, 2022

Susan chats with Mike Overlie about his emotional awakening and how the canines in his life led him to that moment of self-discovery. In our search for purpose, we can get tangled by looking outward when the answers are all …

From the Ground Up with Dave Menz

April 14, 2022

I had the great pleasure to chat with Dave Menz, a self-made man who dreamt about entrepreneurship as a kid. Dave experienced struggle and hardship early on but he never took his eyes off the prize. His tenacity and constant…

Step Into Your Spotlight with Hollis Citron

April 7, 2022

Hollis Citron is back for part two of our conversation about the creativity inside all of us. A new multi-authored book Invisible No More: Stepping into the Spotlight launches April 8, is a collaboration she helped birth wit…

We Are All Creative with Hollis Citron

April 4, 2022

Hollis Citron is on a mission to help people of all ages and abilities realize the creativity inside them. We all have creativity, it is OURS and it's begging to be expressed. Susan and Hollis talk about their own AHA moment…

Finding Prosperity with Heather Abbott

March 24, 2022

Susan sits down with Heather Abbot, accountant, financial advisor, and certified Fairyologist, helping women and heart-centered entrepreneurs take their place amongst the wealthy. Heather has found that when she uses her mag…

Raise Her Up

March 14, 2022

There are too many women still sitting on the sidelines. Susan talks about the importance for us all to participate in supporting and raising women up! We live in abundance, not scarcity, and we all win when we encourage eac…

Riding the Wave with Sean Lake

March 3, 2022

Susan sits down with Sean Lake, former Pro Snowboarder, and Burton Snowboards Team Manager for Shaun White. After years in sports marketing for DC Shoes, Sean co-founded BUBS Naturals, a line of natural collagen peptides and…

Better Together or Apart?

Feb. 17, 2022

Susan discusses romantic love and knowing when to repair vs end a relationship. It can be tricky when your long-term partner seems distant and the connection feels broken. Are you being seen, heard, and understood? It’s crit…

Let Us Be Good with Mich DiSibio

Jan. 27, 2022

Susan welcomes Michelina DiSibio back to the show to chat about the current state of wellness in the world. The past two years have shown us the importance of maintaining health in order to protect our immune system in order…

The Unstoppable Mike Hingson

Jan. 20, 2022

Susan chats with Michael Hingson, podcast host of Unstoppable Mindset, author of “Thunder Dog” and “Running with Roselle, A Story of Our Youth”. Blind since birth, Mike was born to sighted parents who raised him with a can-d…

Should I Stay or Should I Go

Jan. 13, 2022

Knowing when to resign can be tough. Having the hard conversation with yourself requires a real introspection and a solid plan. It’s not an easy decision, but if the opportunity to grow and thrive does not exist in your curr…

Bigger, Better, Braver with Nancy Pickard

Dec. 16, 2021

Sometimes life cracks us open when we least expect it. More than a detour, it can shatter us, force us to reinvent altogether. Nancy Pickard knows this well, and she also knows that her strength and determination to cultivat…

The Gift of Boundaries

Dec. 9, 2021

“Conflict cannot survive without your participation” said Wayne Dyer. As we get into the holiday season, Susan talks about setting healthy boundaries in order to minimize combative, uncomfortable situations with family or fr…

We All Have Glitter Inside

Dec. 2, 2021

We often hear ‘you are more than your worst thought or moment’ to stop judging ourselves and to show self-love. But what if you didn’t learn self-love or to be kind to yourself? What if you were led to believe that you are t…

It’s Your Choice

Nov. 12, 2021

Susan continues the conversation about bad habits that come from staying in destructive situations too long. When life is spinning you around and around, the choice is yours to stop the ride and make changes. We are responsi…

Bad Habits

Oct. 28, 2021

Susan talks about the bad habits that come from staying in a relationship too long. Instead of perfecting the art of romance, couples become masters of reducing the other. No one wins, especially if there are children involv…

Roar Back with Cherlyn Decker

Oct. 14, 2021

Susan sat down with Cherlyn Decker to talk about her big pivot from a corporate career to being a successful entrepreneur. Cherlyn’s discovery to let her faith be her guide was the magic she had been seeking. By being a fait…

The Sudden Caregiver with Karen Warner Schueler

Sept. 30, 2021

Susan welcomes Karen Warner Schueler to discuss the unforeseen changes that occur when becoming a sudden caregiver. Karen lived that experience and authored a brilliant book, The Sudden Caregiver: A Roadmap for Resilient Car…

Soul-Centered with Donna Bond

Sept. 23, 2021

Susan welcomes Donna Bond, Spiritual Advisor, Business + Life Coach, and author of Original Wisdom: Harness the Power of the Authentic You. Donna shares her personal journey of channeling her inner wisdom and what it means t…

Setting Limits

Sept. 16, 2021

Susan talks about the importance of having boundaries and the way in which we can reshape our lives by setting limits in our relationships. From the way that people treat us to the way we treat others, our happiness is depen…

Set Yourself Free

Sept. 2, 2021

Susan talks about being stuck, specifically in an unhappy marriage, and how normalizing an unhealthy life can be a foolish choice. The longer we stay in undesirable situations, our bodies and brains accept it as the new norm…

Returning to Ourselves After Loss

Aug. 12, 2021

The aftermath of loss often leaves us in limbo and just detached enough from ourselves to feel like we are walking in circles. Susan sat down with Kimberley Pittman-Schulz to talk about grief and the steps one can take to re…

Allyson Fusella’s Heart is Wide Open

Aug. 5, 2021

We often hear ‘you are more than your worst thought or moment’ to stop judging ourselves and to show self-love. But what if you didn’t learn self-love or to be kind to yourself? What if you were led to believe that you are t…

Rewriting Our Narrative with Eliot Popkin

July 29, 2021

If repetition allows one to master a skill or concept, imagine what the outcome of negative reinforcement can do to a young person who is just trying to make sense of themselves and the world around them. We are all doing th…

Michelle Reines, The Badass Leader

July 22, 2021

We are shaped by our childhood experiences, and they can help fuel resilience to survive all kinds of unexpected storms. Susan chats with Michelle Reines to talk about using her sharp skills to overcome an unconscious leader…

Finding Peace After Trauma with Jolyn Armstrong

July 8, 2021

There is nothing like a traumatic life event to crack open all parts of our being. Susan chats with Jolyn Armstrong about the sudden call she got one day that her son was arrested. In that moment, her life was forever change…

The Reboot with Elisse Barnes

July 1, 2021

Susan chats with Dr. Elisse Barnes about the brilliant work she is doing to coach and educate Baby Boomers who are reinventing themselves or re-entering the workplace. As Your LinkedIn Driving Instructor, she teaches adults …

One Love with Tina Maschi

June 24, 2021

In celebration of #PRIDE 🌈, Susan sits down with Tina Maschi: artist, musician, researcher, clinician, and common person’s philosopher. They discuss the state of the aging population in prisons, including LGBTQ+, who have th…

The Power of Possibility with Nelson Tressler

June 17, 2021

“Never be ashamed of a scar, it just proves you were stronger than what tried to hurt you” Susan chats with Nelson Tressler to talk about his early childhood trauma and how this quote speaks volumes about embracing our full …

Seriously, Love You

June 10, 2021

Susan shares her thoughts on how to manage self-doubt so that you can prioritize yourself to have a great life. Being stuck isn’t a life sentence, nor is it shameful. You need to love you more than anyone or anything else. …

Healing From the Inside with Scott Sunderland

June 1, 2021

Susan sits down with Scott Sunderland to talk about the power of using the mind to heal the body after he suddenly found himself physically shut down. Years of stress, anxiety, and 18-hour workdays caught up with Scott, send…

Love & Light with Udo Erasmus

May 21, 2021

Susan sits down with Udo Erasmus to talk about the love and light that is within all of us. The outward chaos distorts the path toward ourselves, which is where all of the answers live. It usually takes heartache for us to r…

Don’t Stop Believing

May 14, 2021

When we are paralyzed by fear, we feel left out and stuck in place. This past year has been transformative for some and brutal for others. Being brave isn’t being fearless. Being brave means knowing there will be pain and di…

Climbing Mountains with Nancy Pickard

April 26, 2021

Sometimes life cracks us open when we least expect it. More than a detour, it can shatter us, force us to reinvent altogether. Nancy Pickard knows this well, and she also knows that her strength and determination to cultivat…

Make Some Art

April 2, 2021

We are all artists. Self-expression comes in many forms, and for some, it is directly linked to their identity: performer, writer, musician, painter, creator. This week, Susan talks about the artist in all of us and the impo…

Seriously, who are you?

March 19, 2021

We don’t get a playbook in life, so the idea that we should know what we want and who we are at an early age is crazy. Susan talks about pivots and the abundance of professional coaches that have emerged from midlife crashes…

People Change

March 12, 2021

Change is inevitable and like it or not, it's constantly happening. This week Susan shares her take on being compassionate and making space for others to change. It’s not easy to take steps toward the life we want, and some …

Life Reimagined with Alex Biondo

Feb. 18, 2021

Change is scary and exciting. When we make the choice to interrupt life as we know it, we are no longer leaving it to fate. Alex Biondo did just that: she took agency of her life so that she and her daughter could live happi…

What About Love

Feb. 11, 2021

This week Susan shares the voices of several people who share their take on love. Many of us struggle to find the courage to let ourselves feel love or express it, so in the words of Cheryl Strayed: “Be brave, be authentic. …

Games People Play

Feb. 4, 2021

Communication in every relationship is vital. When we withhold our feelings, especially anger, hurt, and disappointment, we seed ourselves with resentment. And like a fire, it is wild and damaging. In an encore episode, Susa…

Who’s Foolin Who?

Jan. 28, 2021

Susan discusses the importance of modeling good behavior and the consequences she experienced when double standards were a theme in her upbringing. Getting mixed messages was a disastrous web of contradictions that took year…