Not Over, Just Different

By Natalie Ledwell

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Welcome to a podcast for women of a respectable age facing life’s next new chapter. Join me for some deep, raw, and candid conversations about everything from health, aging gracefully, relationships, and how to squeeze the juice out of life.

Episode Date
20: Embracing Personal Power with Rhona Bennett

Performer, actor, singer, and Miss R&B herself, Rhona ‘Rho’ Bennet, shares her life story on what it’s like to do what you have to do in order to live the life of your dreams. As a member of En Vogue, one of the longest standing R&B bands in the world, and now a life coach guiding her clients to step into their personal power, she discusses the life experiences that have shaped her ability to have longevity in an ever-evolving professional society. 

May 31, 2020
19: Living Beyond Grief And Loss with Denise Dielwart

Transformational grief coach and mentor, Denise Dielwart, shows us how to live beyond grief and loss. As a widow herself, Denise sees grief as an emotion, and her teachings offer a powerful alternative to the 5 stages of grief, helping people to instead look within as a way to heal and unpack these deep-seated feelings. Whether you’ve experienced the loss of a loved one, a relationship, or even have lost a sense of freedom during these uncertain times, the insights from this conversation will help you to digest grief in a brand new way.

May 25, 2020
18: Permission To Love Ourselves with Inez Bracy

Feeling like something is missing in your life? Meet life coach Inez Bracy who dedicates her life to working with high-level female entrepreneurs and CEOs of respectable ages, who are looking to fill that empty feeling inside. During this interesting chat, Inez walks us through her specialized strategies that give women permission to treat themselves to a life they desire. From examining your childhood, to learning to surrender, learn how to become the female goddess you are meant to be!

May 17, 2020
17: Intimacy For Couples with Marla Mattenson & Julian Colker

Squeezing the juice out of life is easy for "The Intimacy Experts", Marla Mattenson and Julian Colker. As partners in business and life, this couple's study of emotional intelligence is redefining the conversation on intimacy. They know that with intimacy also comes vulnerability, blame, and unfortunately also commonly resentment. So during this episode, they reveal the 6 key steps to clearing resentment, and how to put the fun back into your relationship. So get ready for an eye-opening and intimate conversation with the experts themselves.

May 10, 2020
16: Hormones And Menopause with Dr. Cari Schaefer

As a nationally certified herbalist and health practitioner with a Doctors Degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine, Dr. Cari Schaefer has a different view on how to navigate menopause. Based on her philosophy on hormone replacement, she believes it’s time to change the conversation on what life should be like for women post child-bearing age. Everything from stress triggers to regulating eating habits to the symptoms to look out for, be prepared for a wealth of knowledge on all things menopause.

May 03, 2020
15: Be The Queen with Christine Hassler

If you're fed up with dating… you hate swiping, playing games, and simply desire the real thing... then you'll love this chat with master coach, keynote speaker, and best-selling author, Christine Hassler. From how to shift into your feminine energy to overcoming common challenges middle-aged women face, Christine and Natalie get very candid about dating. Plus, you'll learn exactly what you can do to set yourself up to be a love magnet and experience the epic relationship you desire.

Apr 26, 2020
14: Finding Wisdom Through Isolation with Lisa Thomas

Inherited energy expert and transformational guide Lisa Thomas, believes that the current pandemic (and virus itself) has a lesson for all of us. And because these lessons can show up differently for everyone, during this time, it’s important to think about how to find wisdom through isolation. Join Natalie and Lisa as they dive into a deep conversation on how to navigate through this pandemic and the redefining steps that can be taken in the process, so you come out on top.

Apr 19, 2020
13: Processing Unpleasant Emotions with Dr. Joan Rosenberg

In the midst of a global pandemic, it’s absolutely normal to be experiencing emotions like loss, fear, and even grief. In this episode, expert psychologist Dr. Joan Rosenberg, creator of Emotional Mastery, covers the 8 most common reactions to ‘life not going our way’ and shares how leaning into awareness can foster unwavering emotional strength. This is a challenging time for everyone, but by the end of this chat you’ll know exactly how to use your unpleasant emotions to help you grow and heal.

Apr 12, 2020
12: Flipping Fifty with Debra Atkinson

Fitness expert, Debra Atkinson, explains why longer and harder workouts are not always the best option for us, and that finding your sweet spot is necessary to avoid injury and, most importantly, keep your hormones aligned. Getting in a good sweat is an important component to aging gracefully, but incorporating the right kind of weight training is what’s going to give the most lasting benefits. You’ll be amazed to hear why we only need minutes and not hours of exercise to maintain optimal fitness.

Apr 05, 2020
11: Heal Yourself with Brandy Gillmore

In this enlightening episode, Brandy Gillmore and I are talking all about healing! After 7 years of battling chronic pain from a car accident and a bad fall, Brandy shares her story on how she went from helpless to happy. From countless doctors telling her there was no solution to combat her debilitating pain, Brandy was determined to take back her power and life by becoming happy, all by using the power of her mind. Now Brandy works with people from all walks of life, many of whom are at their wits end seeking alternative solutions for physical and mental healing. This is a very powerful episode, especially for those who have been looking for that light at the end of the tunnel when it comes to their health.

Mar 29, 2020
10: Supporting Our Parents As They Age with Morningstar Holmes

Founder of, my guest and dear friend Morningstar Holmes, and I discuss a sensitive subject we all must face at one time or another, and that's the declining health and aging process, of our parents. Morningstar's practice is working with families and individuals on how to best handle the health plan of elderly family members. This is a topic that can be triggering for the whole family, and also a terrifying experience for our parents to feel like they are losing control of their lives. This is a raw and open conversation, and inside, Morningstar educates us on how to navigate those challenging conversations by creating a safe space where everyone feels supported.

Mar 22, 2020
09: My Body Is Changing with Dr. Anna Cabeca

As a Triple-Board Certified OB-GYN, with over 20 years of experience, my guest, Dr. Anna Cabeca, shares her wealth of knowledge on the many reasons why our bodies go through such strange and unsettling changes as we get older. Understanding these changes, especially during menopause, can be challenging, especially when we feel like we are living at the mercy of our symptoms. Sleeplessness, hot flashes, stress, mood swings - we're talking about it all! Can you guess the primary culprit of these stubborn symptoms? Hormones. We're going to get to the bottom of how to manage, perceive, and control the stressors in our lives that have the ability to make our hormones go haywire. Plus, Dr. Anna will provide the concrete answers and action steps we've been waiting for to take back the power over our bodies.

Mar 16, 2020
08: Transitioning Into Your Next Level with Melinda Wittstock

Learning that failure is just part of the process of life is just one of the several hot topics Melinda Wittstock and I cover on this episode of Not Over, Just Different. We discuss how to transition into new chapters in life gracefully, and share why you don’t need to be afraid of change. In fact, seeing change as beautiful and a gift when it comes to business and relationships, is what pushes us to grow and start living a life that’s truly in tune with our soul’s purpose. When you see pitfalls as simply ‘moments in time’, you’re better able to see how you want to view those moments, and understand the next steps you need to take to keep moving forward. It’s a special episode, enjoy!

Mar 08, 2020
07: The Art of Aging Gracefully with JJ Virgin

Protein. Collagen. Healthy Fats. No Carbs. How do we keep up? Mastering the art of aging gracefully is something my guest knows quite well. Health and fitness expert, JJ Virgin, is going to talk to us all about the key ingredients to losing weight and feeling your absolute best at any age. With inflammation at the root of most diseases these days, she’s going to reveal the solution to minimizing it through the foods we eat, and how it doesn’t just affect our joints, but our entire bodies and brain. Everything from the top foods to eat for healthy skin, to the best alcohol to drink that doesn’t throw you off course, you’ll discover the lifestyle changes you just might have to make to keep your body and mind in optimal health.

Mar 01, 2020
06: Just One Of The Girls with Melanie Benson, Cindy Ertman, Susan Leahy, and Zhena Muzyka

You are sure in for a treat because I not only have one guest, but four amazing guests on this episode: Melanie Benson, Cindy Ertman, Susan Leahy, and Zhena Muzyka. All of whom are incredibly talented business owners, empowering leaders, and some of my dearest friends. We’re talking all about female friendships and what empowering women to be their best selves really looks like in a friendship. Everything from knowing how to lift people up, to having the courage to release certain friendships, to being a good friend to ourselves, go ahead and pour yourself a glass a wine and be prepared to laugh with us as we share our personal experiences.

Feb 24, 2020
05: All Aboard The Love Train with Carol Allen

In this episode, we’re talking all about L-O-V-E! My guest, relationship coach Carol Allen, uses the traditional Indian study of Vedic Astrology to not only help us navigate our love life but to equally help us understand what makes us who we really are. And when it comes to dating and relationships, we’re going to get to the bottom of why it’s so important to release the idea that everything is our fault – a common misconception in the dating world. We’re going to talk about what men want from women, what it means to be worshiped, how we make people feel with our actions, and everything in between. So hop on the love train and get ready to surrender to the love journey.

Feb 17, 2020
04: Subconscious Weight Loss Blockers with Brittany Watkins

Today we’re talking all about emotional eating, food cravings, and all the behaviors we experience when it comes to body image. If you’re someone who exercises and eats healthy, but just can’t figure out why you’re not seeing the results you want, then this episode is for you! Join us as we get to the bottom of why our subconscious minds could truly be working against us, and learn how to uncover the magic formula for long term weight loss success and optimal health.

Feb 10, 2020
01: Because You Are Worthy, with Sheri Salata

Are you mistaking achievement for worthiness? Join Natalie as she chats with Sheri Salata, former president of Harpo Productions and co-president of Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN), about what it means to really feel and be worthy, and discover the radical self-care we all need in order to design the life we want, even post-career!

Feb 01, 2020
02: Win The Money Game with Krisstina Wise

Money. That 5-letter word that doesn’t just buy you things, but happens to be an applied skill you can use to achieve financial freedom. Real-estate mogul and wealth expert, Krisstina Wise, shows us just how to win the money game and the ways to quantify it so you feel confident and knowledgeable.

Feb 01, 2020
03: Talking Sex, Sex, Sex, with Roylin Downs

Sexual empowerment coach, Roylin Downs, is talking all about sex, and specifically, sex after a certain age. So rather than our sex-drive driving us, she shares why it’s now our responsibility to drive IT! From choosing the right sex toys, to understanding that you’re not broken if you don’t achieve orgasm during intercourse, get cozy as we dive into some oh-so-exciting conversation on taking responsibility for your own pleasure.

Feb 01, 2020