Rewrite Your Story Transform Your Life and Change the World

April 13, 2022
Hosted by Dr. Ellen Albertson

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“Many stories matter. Stories have been used to dispossess and to malign. But stories can also be used to empower, and to humanize. Stories can break the dignity of a people. But stories can also repair that broken dignity.” - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, author What's your story? In today's episode we explore the stories we tell ourselves and others and why stories matter. We'll cover: How to change your story. Powerful ways to become empowered Eating right tips for active women in their 40s, 50s, and 60s Why midlife is the time to try new things he importance of self acceptance and being truthful about your capabilities and where your body is At midlife, you’re gifted with an entire second adulthood to know and love yourself on a deeper level. To figure out who you are and what you want. To take all the mistakes you made in your first adulthood, throw them in a makeover blender, and create a smoothie of an existence. Nothing is written in stone, and anything and everything is possible. How do you start to transform so you can Rock Your Midlife? You change your stories. By changing your stories and taking action, you can become the woman you’ve always wanted to be. Annette, Simmons, author of, "Drinking from a Different Well: How Women’s Stories Change What Power Means in Action" will discuss how women can learn to trust their instincts, tell their stories, and benefit the common good. Then Jennifer Maxwell, co-founder of the original PowerBar energy bar, will share her amazing story of how she healed through music after the death of her husband. Plus, she'll tell us about her new company JAMBAR and share secrets to positive aging and staying vibrant and healthy at midlife. Want to try JAMBARS for yourself? Visit, and use code DRELLEN20 for 20 percent off.

Rock Your Midlife

Wednesday at 11 AM Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Variety Channel

ROCK YOUR MIDLIFE will help you get real, discover who you are, and give you the tools to navigate your life. Based on Dr. Ellen’s (aka The Midlife Whisperer™) groundbreaking work, it’s your midlife roadmap – the blueprint you need to roll with change, transform yourself, and create a fabulous next chapter. Whether you’re struggling with menopause, want to find work-life balance or live more authentically with passion, Rock Your Midlife provides answers on how to deal with major midlife challenges and transform them into opportunities. Each week, we'll explore big picture changes using seven pivotal steps that will empower you to become who you want to be fast… without frustration, discouragement, or confusion. Each episode will focus on one of these steps: Know yourself, love yourself, energize yourself, reprogram your brain, empower yourself, rehab your relationships, and enlighten yourself.

Dr. Ellen Albertson

Dr. Ellen is a Psychologist, Registered Dietitian, National Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach, Radio Talk Show Host, Reiki Master, and Mindful Self-compassion Teacher. Known as The Midlife Whisperer™, she helps women raise their vibration so they have the energy, confidence, and clarity to make their next chapter their best chapter. A bestselling author, inspirational speaker, and expert on women’s wellbeing, Dr. Ellen has appeared on Extra, the Food Network and NBC World News and has been quoted in Psychology Today, Forbes, Eating Well and USA Today. She has written five books and articles for SELF, Better Homes & Gardens and Good Housekeeping. Her latest book is, Rock Your Midlife: 7 Steps to Transform Yourself and Make Your Next Chapter Your Best Chapter! She brings over 30 years of counseling, coaching, and healing experience to her holistic practice and transformational work. She lives on the Champlain Islands of Vermont with her high-tech, raw-food loving partner, Ken and her tree climbing Border Collie, Rosie.

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