A PODCAST TO inspire YOUR POSSIBILITIES

Each week Dr. Cecilia Dintino and Psychotherapist Hannah Murray Starobin will speak with women who have twisted their plots and discovered that life after 50 can be filled with imagination, inspiration, laughter, and endless possibilities.

Episodes | How to Listen

 Apr 23, 2019 |  47 mins

#22: Becoming a Work of Art with artist Lisa Abzun

Hannah and Cecilia speak with artist Lisa Abzun about being an artist, a community activist, and her decision to become a physical work of art.

 

Play Podcast

 Apr 15, 2019 |  40 mins

#21: Embeautyment.  What is your beauty narrative?

Hannah and Cecilia speak with Nicole Cichocki – hair stylist, consultant, coach, and creator of the Embeautyment Method which integrates wellness and beauty. The Embeautyment Method is changing the philosophy and practice of beauty.

http://www.truthbeautyandgoodness.net/about

Play Podcast

 Apr 11, 2019 |  10 mins

#20: Who Are You Becoming Part 4

The Obstacle is the Story. Turn your obstacles into strategies and let them be the map that guides you to your future self. 

 Join us on April 13th in NYC for our Workshop Who Are You Becoming. 

Play Podcast

 Apr 8, 2019 |  43 mins

#19: My Future Self

with Mia Szarvas

By changing how we see life over 50, we are paving the way for future generations of women. In this episode, Cecilia and Hannah speak with Mia Szarvas – an activist, artist, and millennial. Mia shares how imagining and falling in love with her future self at age 55 has changed her outlook on life and her future.

Play Podcast

 Apr 4, 2019 |  10 mins

#18: Who Are You Becoming Part 3

Yes, and… We ponder about the value of improvisation.  The craft of living without a script comes in handy after 50.  Improv builds the muscles to deal with uncertainty.  

 Join us on April 13th in NYC for our Workshop Who Are You Becoming. 

Play Podcast

 Apr 1, 2019 |  25 mins

#17: The Power of Shared Storytelling 

with Vera Trifunovish

Vera Trifunovich, Founder and President of Bare Breasted Against Breast Cancer, shares how her breast cancer diagnosis, the support she received, and her training as a Drama Therapist lead to the creation of Bare Breasted Against Breast Cancer.

https://www.barebreastedabc.org

Play Podcast

 Mar 28, 2019 |  10 mins

#16: Who Are You Becoming Part 2

Imagine this…and this…join us for a chat about the value of play and the imagination.  What is it? And why is it important for our future becoming? Plus, it’s “wicked fun.”

Play Podcast

 Mar 26, 2019 |   42 mins

#15: Open a New Window

with Carol Lucha Burns

It’s a blessing to have a mentor and role model who guides, encourages, and supports one in life. On this week’s podcast, Hannah and Cecilia speak with Carol Lucha Burns, their mentor, role model, and dear friend of over 40 years.

Play Podcast

 Mar 20, 2019 |  11 mins

#14: Who Are You Becoming Part 1: Fall in Love with Your Future Self

Wouldn’t it be great to love who you are becoming? Join us on April 13th in NYC for our Workshop Who Are You Becoming. 

Play Podcast

 Mar 19, 2019 |  32 mins

#13: Let’s Be Part of the Conversation

with Beth Granger

Women over 50 have lots to say and we need to be part of the conversation. Cecilia and Hannah speak with LinkedIn, Social Sales and Social Media Consultant Beth Granger about how to engage in social media and join in the conversation.

Play Podcast

 Mar 12, 2019 |  37 mins

#12: When Getting Old is Your Goal 

with Kim Galway

How would your thoughts about aging change if you were told that you might not grow old?  Hannah and Cecilia speak with Kim Galway about facing a life changing diagnosis and the importance of writing your own script on how to live your life.

Play Podcast

 Mar 6, 2019 |  12 mins

#11: Twist Your Mindset Part 4: The Psychology of Possibility 

Cecilia and Hannah discuss Ellen Langer’s 1979 ground breaking study which looked at “opening our minds to what’s possible, instead of presuming impossibility,” and was the basis for her book Counter Clockwise: Mindful Health and the Power of Possibility.

Dr. Ellen Langer is a Social Psychologist and professor at Harvard University. She is the author of eleven books and numerous research articles. She has written extensively on the illusion of control, mindful aging, stress decision-making, and health. 

Join us on March 9th in NYC for our Workshop Twist Your Mindset

Play Podcast

 Mar 5, 2019 |  42 mins

#10: Managing Your Emotions

with Erin Olivo, Ph.D

Emotions can overwhelm us and become the stumbling block to reaching our goals. Cecilia and Hannah speak with Dr. Erin Olivo, author of Wise Mind Living, about learning to manage the varied and intense emotions that come with life over 50.

Play Podcast

 Feb 27, 2019 |  12 mins

#9: Twist Your Mindset Part 4: Let’s Grow Together

True potential can never be known. Learn how creating a growth mindset persona will help you challenge yourself.  Embrace the not yet.  Join us on March 9th in NYC for our Workshop Twist Your Mindset

Play Podcast

 Feb 25, 2019 |  38 mins

#8: Old Friends, New Beginnings

with Suzanne Cornelius

Hannah and Cecilia talk with their long-time friend Suzanne Cornelius (whose nickname is Sza) about finding love and starting a new life after 50.

Play Podcast

 Feb 20, 2019 |   16 mins

#7: Twist Your Mindset Part 3: Meet Your Fixed Persona

The first step to twisting your mindset is to get familiar with your fixed thoughts.  Who is your fixed mindset persona? Join us on March 9th in NYC for our Workshop Twist Your Mindset

Play Podcast

 Feb 18, 2019 |  41 Mins

#6: Paris Days 

with Jane Emmer

Hannah and Cecilia speak with Jane Emmer, wife, mother, and passionate educator who specializes in working with children with diverse challenges. Jane shares how a trip to Paris helped her survive tragedy and loss.

Play Podcast

 Feb 13, 2019 |   14 mins

#5: Twist Your Mindset Part 2: Evolve with Curiosity

A fixed mindset is all about outcome.  A growth mindset is more about the process.  Learn how curiosity can make your mindset more flexibleJoin us on March 9th in NYC for our Workshop Twist Your Mindset

Play Podcast

 Feb 11, 2019 |  51 mins

#4: The Phoenix Rising: Menopausal Power

with Maria Dintino

Cecilia and Hannah explore the topic of menopause with Maria Dintino – a writer, educator, and a “slow-to-emerge feminist”. Maria shares her insights on menopause, her mission to recover her voice, and how she is transforming herself to make up for years of silence. 

Currently immersed in a work of creative nonfiction, she’s committed to projecting the voices of powerful women from throughout history and across the globe through her website nastywomenwriters.com, which she edits and contributes to along with her sister Theresa.

Play Podcast

 Feb 6, 2019  |  15 mins

#3: Mindset Part 1: Twist Your Mindset

How we think influences how we approach everything in our lives. Learning to question our automatic thoughts is the road to new possibilities. Join us on March 9th in NYC for our workshop Twist Your Mindset.

Play Podcast

 Feb 5, 2019  |  57 minutes

#2: The Solutions Are In You

with Kathy Hayes-Bloch, MSW

Hannah and Cecilia speak with Kathy Hayes-Bloch, MSW, about how her own experience with hypnosis twisted her plot professionally and how she uses hypnosis to help women access their inner strength and uncover their own solutions.

Play Podcast

 Jan 27, 2019  |  47 minutes

#1: A hand in the dark

with Marianne Franzese

Cecilia and Hannah speak with Marianne Franzese, mother, author, drama therapist, ceremonialist, and co-founder of Spark Elementary School. Marianne shares her inspired journey of transformation following the unexpected end of her marriage.

Play Podcast

 Jan 11, 2019  |  11 minutes

Trailer: Welcome to Twisting the Plot

Dr. Cecilia Dintino and Psychotherapist Hannah Murray Starobin tell the story of how they met and decided to start Twisting the Plot. Then they share their goal in starting the podcast; to expand the narrative, explore possibilities and create cultural change for women over 50.

Play Podcast

Subscribe to Twisting the Plot podcast

Follow on your favorite platform:

iTunesSpotify

HOW TO listen to OUR PODCASTS

For iPhone
  1. Download and open the Podcasts app 
  2. Tap Search in the bottom right corner and input “Twisting the Plot”
  3. Tap “Twisting the Plot” in the search results
  4. Tap the subscribe button to be notified when a new episode is released
  5. Tap an episode to play it
For Android Phone
  1. Download and open the Google Play app
  2. Tap the menu button in the top left (three horizontal lines)
  3. Tap Podcasts
  4. Tap Search in the top right corner of the screen (magnifying glass) and input “Twisting the Plot”
  5. Tap “Twisting the Plot” in the search results
  6. Tap the subscribe button to be notified when a new episode is released
  7. Tap an episode to play it