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Rock your midlife


How to Empower Yourself at Midlife: Steven Petrow & Debi Silber

Apr 20, 2022

“A girl should be two things: who and what she wants.”
– Coco Chanel

On today’s show we’re talking all about empowerment. The Oxford Dictionary defines empowerment, which is a noun, as “authority or power given to someone to do something” and “the process of becoming stronger and more confident, especially in controlling one’s life and claiming one’s rights.” Midlife is the time to fully empower yourself so you can step into your purpose and became everything you want to be. It’s time to stop feeling invisible, unheard, or dismissed and let your people pleaser go. It’s time to start to step into your greatness by nurturing your gifts and sharing them with the world. You’ll gain valuable tips and insights to help you feel and be empowered.

You’ll learn how to:

  • Embrace accept yourself exactly as you are
  • Age with grace and ease
  • Get back in touch with what you REALY want
  • Heal from betrayal
  • Be your own champion
  • Stop surrendering your own power
  • Redefine what it means to grow older
  • Use specific practices to empower yourself

Buckle up it’s going to be a power packed show that will empower you to Rock Your Midlife!

More About My Guests

Steven Petrow

Steven Petrow

Steven Petrow is an award-winning journalist and author who is best known for his Washington Post and New York Times essays on aging, health, and civility. He’s also an opinion columnist for USA Today, where he writes about civil discourse and manners. Steven’s 2019 TED Talk, “3 Ways to Practice Civility” has been viewed nearly two million times and translated into 16 languages. Steven’s latest book, Stupid Things I Won’t Do When I Get Old, was published in 2021 and named as one of the New York Times’ “favorite” books of the year (among other accolades). He is the author of five other books, including Steven Petrow’s Complete Gay & Lesbian Manners. He’s a much sought after public speaker, and you’re likely to hear him when you stream NPR or one of your favorite — or least favorite — TV networks.

Debi Silber

Debi Silber

Dr. Debi Silber is the founder of the PBT (Post Betrayal Transformation) Institute and is a holistic psychologist, a health, mindset and personal development expert, the author of Trust Again, and is a 2-time #1 International bestselling author of: The Unshakable Woman AND From Hardened to Healed: The Effortless Path to Release Resistance, Get Unstuck and Create a Life You Love. Her podcast: From Betrayal to Breakthrough is also globally ranked within the top 1.5% of podcasts. Her recent PhD study on how we experience betrayal made 3 groundbreaking discoveries that changes how long it takes to heal.

In addition to being on FOX, CBS, The Dr. Oz Show, TEDx (twice) and more, she’s an award-winning speaker and coach dedicated to helping people move past their betrayals as well as any other blocks preventing them from the health, work, relationships, confidence, and happiness they want most.

About Dr. Ellen Albertson

Known as The Midlife Whisperer™ Dr. Ellen is a Psychologist, Registered Dietitian, Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach, Mindful Self-compassion Teacher, and author.

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