The Friendzy

ABOUT THIS PODCAST

The Friendzy is changing the conversation around age, so that women can celebrate all their years rather than lie about them. Find us on YouTube at: https://www.youtube.com/c/TheFriendzyPodcast

Categories: AgingWomen
United States 47 Episodes

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There is a Great Resignation going on in our workforce, largely due to employee burnout and lack of flexibility. We asked leadership consultant Karen J. Hardwick to join us to talk about this phenomenon and how leaders can better understand,…

We're sure the debate is beginning in your home, how many Christmas gifts do we get for our family members, especially the little ones? Jenn and her husband are at odds with that question and she and Melissa discuss both…

When you think of construction sites, rarely do you think of a woman leading the pack of guys in hard hats. But Nancy Keenan is different. She talks with Melissa & Jenn about her experience as an OBIE Award winning…

It's never fun to receive a bill for something you didn't buy! That happened to Melissa, as someone in Austin, Texas hacked into one of her accounts and enjoyed the city on her dime. Plus, we'll give our advice about…

If you had your children later in life, you were likely warned about postpartum depression. But what about postpartum fitness? Our guest is Desiree Nathanson, who specializes in helping women get back in shape and avoid pelvic floor dysfunction following…

Melissa & Jenn's kids are now old enough to participate in sleepovers at the homes of friends....or are they? We discuss the pros and cons of sleepovers, and why they should be banned all together! Plus, what is moxibustion? Jenn…

Why is happiness such a struggle? Psychotherapist, podcast host and best selling author Michaela Renee shares some insight into what her clients are concerned with as they get older, and how you can truly be happy when you find out…

Exactly what defines a Crazy Cat Lady? We dive into that discussion to see if Melissa qualifies, as Jenn asks her some questions about being a cat owner. Plus, our advice about long-distance friendships in our new Dear Friendzy segment.See…

It was fun to talk or sing about it in our youth but why are we reluctant now to address any issues surrounding sex? Dr. Holly Richmond is one of North America’s leading sex therapists, serving women, men, couples and…

Both Melissa & Jenn are both room mothers this year for their elementary school kids! Get a peek into what that is like and the different responsibilities with COVID.  Plus, they get nostalgic about dessert and ... what is on…

We stole the title of Ericka Sóuter's new book for the title of this podcast, and what a joy she is! A renowned journalist seen by millions on Good Morning America, Erika shares her research and personal experience that answers…

You've heard of "aging gracefully," but we want you to be intentional about how your life looks over 40! We are joined by India Leigh who is a Spirit intuitive, reader, clairvoyant, and coach. India guides us through a discussion…

What is functional medicine and why is it important to aging well? Dr. Kristin Oja founded STAT Wellness, which stands for Strength To Achieve Total Wellness, to help transform medicine by uncovering the root cause of chronic illness and disease. …

It's a topic that you've seen in headlines or at the center of social-media debates, but how much do we really understand? What do the terms transgender, non-binary, cisgender or gender expression actually mean? You'll meet Gabrielle Claiborne, who is…

We are going to dig deep about the dreaded "middle age."  Melissa & Jenn share what struggles have come up for them and how we all can we redefine this time in our lives.  Plus, Melissa answers The Friendzy 5!See omnystudio.com/listener…

We learn about the uniqueness of multi-race families with our friend, Colleen Oakley.  Not only a best selling author, she's raising four (yes, FOUR) children at the same time. We will talk about motherhood and work/life balance, as well as…

Kim Schaper is a holistic wellness coach and a certified personal trainer. She does all the things - therapist, nutrition advisor, hormonal expert and exercise guru. Because of her unique expertise in hormones, we dive deep to learn more about…

It's almost time to get back in the kitchen for Fall cooking! We're joined by Georgia-born and French-trained chef Virginia Willis, who has worked with Martha Stewart, Bobby Flay and Nathalie Dupree.  She is currently a featured instructor on Food…

It's time for college! But for many parents it's a struggle to let their babies go. Melissa & Jenn share some of their friends' thoughts about dropping kids off on campus and what college was like for them.  Plus, Jenn…

Singer/Actor Jennifer Hudson stars in the new movie about Aretha Franklin, called "Respect." Jenn sits down with her to talk about the film and what it's like to play the iconic performer.  Plus, when do you have the sex talk…

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