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SecondWind was created as a resource for change. 

It is a source to shine light to your darkness by hearing other women talk about their Defining Moment to transform their lives... to hear about their fears, doubts, discouragements and joys.


Joyce Buford, a Life coach, Author, speaker, and Internet Podcast Host, is a woman who has experienced transition in her own life and shares her secret to facing the Fear of Change with Total Confidence.

Through her unique program and coaching style, Joyce supports clients during their transition to reclaim their true purpose and strengths. Her program focuses on helping clients who have experienced their own transitions of divorce and loss to thrive without limits.

She lives her life on purpose, using and enjoying her talents to get her message with effortless happiness.


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Breaking free of the Corporate “Golden Handcuff”

Stepping Into Your Soul’s Purpose

Our guest this week, Jess Reidell spent 15 years working in corporate America and it was like trying to fit a square peg into a round hole. On her 45th birthday when her husband asked how it felt to be "Halfway to 90," she knew it was time to take inventory of her life.

Tune in to this episode to hear how she was able to break free of the corporate "golden handcuff," overcome her fears, and start trusting her intuition.

"There's a much bigger, deeper purpose for you on this planet and if at halfway to 90 you don't get getting to fulfilling it, what are you waiting for!?" ~ @agelessjess 

Jess Reidell is an Intuitive Life Coach, passionate stage actress, Oracle Card aficionado and a lover of all things mystic and magical. She loves humor, dogs, comedy improvisation and big glasses of bold red wine. Her personal life's wish since 1992 whenever she throws a coin into a fountain or blows out her birthday candles has been "To always having a great time, no matter WHAT." Jess left corporate America in 2016 to become a Coach following an epiphany when her husband asked her on her 45th birthday how it felt to be "halfway to ninety". She now helps her clients break free of the corporate "golden handcuff" in order to become entrepreneurs or design their own soul aligned careers. She loves helping others tap into their own intuition, genius and magic and believes the world is a better place when women cease to compete with another and instead, cheer each other on and lift each other up.

What You'll Learn from This Episode:

  • How to overcome fear and breaking free of whatever is holding you back from living in your purpose
  • Why you should learn to trust your intuition
  • How to tap into your purpose to create soul aligned businesses

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Codependency Recovery

Honoring how you feel

The moment Lisa realized her life had been run by subconscious programming as opposed to truly authentic and conscious thoughts, she knew she had taught her children to think, feel and operate as codependents as well.

In this episode, Lisa share why codependents attract more narcissistic others, why it is rooted in lack of self which causes us to struggle with boundaries and share tips on how we can evolve past our traumas so we can can live in peace, achieve success, and create harmony in our lives regardless of painful past events.

"Anytime I think that who I am, and what my sense of value is, is tied to something externally, I could be considered codependent upon that thing for a sense of self." ~@lisaaromano1

Lisa A. Romano is a Certified Life Coach, bestselling author, and YouTube Vlogger specializing in codependency and narcissistic abuse recovery. She is also one of the most listened to meditation teachers on the world's largest meditation app Insight Timer. Lisa creates real-life tools to help people evolve past their traumas so they can live in peace, achieve success, and create harmony in their lives regardless of painful past events. Her 12 Week Breakthrough Coaching Program has helped thousands of people learn to regulate their emotions, heal from painful pasts, including negative self-talk, and limiting beliefs. Adult children of alcoholics and those raised by narcissistic parents are learning to find their way back to the love they were denied as children through Lisa's transformational work.

What You'll Learn from This Episode:

  • How codependency shows up in our lives.
  • Why children of alcoholics are more susceptible to codependency.
  • Why codependents fear abandonment and stay in relationships longer than they should.
  • Codependency is rooted in a lack of self and so we struggle to create boundaries.
  • Why codependents attract more narcissistic others.
  • How you can "undo" codependency and find your way back to a life of love, peace and success.


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Reclaim Your Life & Health

Wake Up The Champion Within

As a hospitalist Dr. Cindy Starke was tired of seeing people getting sicker and sicker and hospitals getting fuller and fuller. Most people didn't seem to have a clue as to how impactful their day to day decisions were on their health or lack thereof. She realized that traditional medicine and working in a hospital was not helping and she felt this huge, overwhelming burden of having a secret, the key to unlocking pure health and vitality but wasn't able to get it out and share it with the world. 

So one day she woke up and took action. Today she helps women learn what she spent 49 years and over a million dollars in education and countless hours learning... that you have the power to transform your life and truly become a champion of your own destiny. She brings together mindset and spiritual mastery, exercise, gut health, hormone production, and world class support to truly transform women's lives. She is extremely passionate about helping women go from being great to phenomenal and to empower them to feel inspired about their lives.

"...people are getting sicker and sicker and hospitals are getting fuller and fuller. Something is going wrong and the mainstream media and medicine, they're not telling people what really matters. I see what really matters because I see the devastation in my face front and center all the time."

What You'll Learn from This Episode:

  • Why it's never too late to change path, rediscover and re-design your life

  • Simple changes you and your family can take to begin transforming your life and health

  • How the loss of her nephew led to her changing her major right before graduation to become a doctor

  • How her teacher played an important role at a young age to cultivate her drive and encourage her to excel

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The Power of Mindset

How to Achieve and Keep the Mindset for Success

When Zoilita was 16 she weighed 285 lbs. She lived in Berkeley California and went to the University library and took out all of the books on hypnosis. With her Grandmother's help she hypnotised herself to lose 155 lbs in a year. It changed her life and made her a believer in the power of the mind. In this episode she share how you can use the power of hypnosis to remove subconscious blocks, overcome challenges and create the life you want.

“85% of the mind is subconscious. 15% is conscious. When the subconscious and the conscious mind disagree, the subconscious is always going to win… When you line up your conscious mind with your subconscious mind you will have peak performance." ~ @ZolitaGrant 

Zoilita Grant has been practicing hypnosis for nearly 50 years. She has been a real innovator opening new markets and using hypnosis in unique and powerful ways. During that time she created a of line hypnosis meditations for the public, wrote twenty-four books for hypnosis practitioners, and founded Colorado Coaching where she taught five styles of hypnosis. Zoilita uses her first-hand experience in the power of the mind to illustrate easy-to-remember techniques to create a life with less stress and more meaning. As a Hypnotic Life Coach, Zoilita supports women to overcome challenges with stress, health and weight by using hypnosis to release subconscious blocks, change their mindsets and reprogram their minds so they can achieve their goals. Change Your Mind and Change Your Life.

What You’ll Learn from This Episode:

  • What exactly is a mindset

  • Why is having a success mindset important

  • How do you change your Mindset

  • What are the Five Laws that govern the Mindset for Success

  • What are the 3 Ms that maintain the Mindset for Success

  • A Mindset for Success process (about 10 mins)

  • How you can hypnotize yourself and use hypnosis to achieve the life you want

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A Life Not My Own

Finding yourself again after divorce

After 20 years of marriage, Tina Brown found herself suddenly single and an empty nester. She did what many of us do when our lives get turned upside down -- she spent all of her time working 9-5 , overeating and watching too much TV. Then she decided to publish her memoir “A Life Not My Own” and share her story with others. She is now an author of several books and her stories serve as a powerful force of encouragement and inspiration for readers around the globe. 

“When all of a sudden you’re single again, it’s the little things that you have to learn how to do again, and most importantly you have to learn to be ok with doing them again.” 

Tina Brown writes inspirational stories that span the globe. Her most recent book, Another Bump in the Road, won the 2018 FAPA award just a few short months after it was published. This emotional roller coaster ride spans several generations as they traverse the pain and uncertainty that consumes their lives. Born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland, TM holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a Master of Science degree in Systems Engineering. She is the mother of two amazing people and the grandmother to the cutest little boy ever! Now residing in Clearwater, Florida, TM continues to share her stories with the world.

What You’ll Learn from This Episode:

  • Starting over and finding yourself after divorce

  • Why you should work at not losing yourself in relationships

  • How writing saved her sanity

  • What middle-age look like these days

  • Pushing pass the expectations of others 

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