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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 was personally mentored by Jack Canfield, author of the "Chicken Soup for the Soul" book series. Joyce has contributed for 30 years to her community through her involvement in entrepreneurship and philanthropy.

Joyce is the proud mother of Chris and Lauren. She loves music, travel, and learning. She lives her life on purpose, using and enjoying her talents to get her message with effortless happiness.



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Reinventing Yourself to Turn Purpose and Passion into Profit

Career Transition to Entrepreneurship After 50

After being laid off and desperate for a change in career, Nancy Fox reinvented herself and became an entrepreneur. In this episode, she offers clarity and advice on first steps to turning your passion and skill into a profitable business. 

Nancy Fox is the Founder and President of The Business Fox, a business consulting and training company specializing in helping those 50 and over. She is an accomplished business development and strategic coach / trainer guiding high-achieving entrepreneurs and growing business teams in starting up and scaling up successful businesses. She is also the author of two books. 

"The source of real peace is believing in yourself and knowing you'll have the answers you need. And if you listen really carefully, you get them."  @nancyfox

What You'll Learn from This Episode:

  • The defining moment that led Nancy to creating an exciting new business that allows her to help others do the same
  • How to know whether or not you could benefit from hiring a business coach
  • What's even more important than "getting out there" and "being recognized"
  • Why visibility and social media aren't the keys to putting money in your bank account
  • The difference between desired value and perceived value, and why one is more important than the other
  • The four essential questions you MUST answer when starting a business
  • Some truths about ageism in the workplace
  • The importance of a shift in mindset when starting out in the entrepreneurial world
  • Why it is essential that you let go of the past before creating your new business
  • Some of the benefits and changes in working over the internet
  • How to handle potential clients who want to negotiate your fee
  • How to decide on a coach that's right for you
  • Whether or not it's possible to stay with a coach too long
  • When it's time to hire people to handle aspects of your work
  • If it's a good idea to hire "cheap" help when starting out and money is tight
  • Thoughts on list-building
  • Learn about Nancy's complimentary webinar to give you a boost when getting started on a new venture

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Complimentary masterclass webinar for 50+ers who want to reinvent themselves

Business Name: The Business Fox





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The Truth About Toxic Relationships and How to Recognize Them

Freeing Yourself From Crazy-Making Relationships

There are few things worse than being stuck in a toxic relationship, one in which you're always in a no-win situation. Listen to Dr. Rhoberta Shaler describe how such a relationship develops and what you can do about it.

The Relationship Help Doctor, Rhoberta Shaler, PhD, provides urgent and ongoing care for relationships in crisis. Even the United States Marines have called on her for help! As a relationship consultant, mediator, and speaker, Dr. Shaler helps the partners, exes, and adult children of the relentlessly difficult people she calls "Hijackals®." She helps them save their sanity and stop the crazy-making. She defines Hijackals® as people who hijack Relationships -- for their own purposes -- while scavenging them for power, status, and control.

"When you're pleasing them, you are the best thing that ever happened to them. But don't please them, or even suggest they may not be the best thing since sliced bread and now you're the scum of the earth". @RhobertaShaler

What You'll Learn From This Episode:

  • Dr. Shaler shares why and how she created the term, "Hijackal®"
  • Some of the patterns, traits and cycles of Hijackals®
  • When and how you can first meet Hijackals®
  • What makes you "Hijackal® bait" and why it's important to recognize it
  • The "M.O." of Hijackals® and how to avoid falling into their traps
  • Specific examples of behaviours that will show up in your relationship once a Hijackal® has got you hooked
  • How various stages of life can bring out these traits
  • How self-esteem can impact your relationship with a Hijackal®
  • How to recognize and deal with Hijackals® in the workplace or businesses
  • What causes Hijackal® behavior
  • Why therapy is often unsuccessful when dealing with a Hijackal® and how to improve your chances of getting the right help
  • How Hijackals® will manipulate professionals such as lawyers or therapists until they get what they want
  • Whether or not Hijackals® are "curable"
  • What happens to the children of a Hijackal marriage at various stages of their development
  • Why children can be adversely impacted by a Hijackal® parent even before the child understands language
  • Learn about Dr. Shaler's podcasts and how they can help you
  • Dr. Shaler talks about her YouTube channel and her weekly livestream, during which you can ask questions and share your experience
  • Dr. Shaler shares details of her three levels of membership program

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Edward Teller quote: "When you get to the end of all the light you know and it's time to step into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing that one of two things shall happen: either you will be given something solid to stand on, or you will be taught how to fly."

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Vision Plus Determination Equal Overcoming Obstacles

Confronting your pain to uncover your purpose

Lorna Blake discusses how being abandoned by her father before she was born led to victimization and abuse in her childhood and first marriage. Learn some of the defining moments that helped her to move from a life of abject poverty to one of hope, healing, and transformation.

Lorna Blake is an International Women's Empowerment Speaker and Prosperity Mindset Coach. She is also a best-selling co-author of several books. Lorna was born in Jamaica, where she experienced poverty, abandonment and abuse as a child. She moved to Canada as a teenager and lived in a constant state of victimhood in her first marriage until she discovered powerful principles that changed her life for good. She overcame incredible odds to graduate with an Honors Degree in Social Work while becoming the mother of two boys. Her passion for helping others has led her to coach and inspire thousands of people globally.

"Resilience is the key to staying powerful. It allows you to be vulnerable and yet you keep going because there is something inside of you that will not be denied." @lornab09

What You'll Learn from This Episode:

  • Lorna's inspiring story of an extremely impoverished childhood, which included abandonment and sexual abuse. But her mother had a vision for her daughter, which ultimately saw the teenager moving to Canada to begin a new life without her family

  • Lorna shares the story of how she got her name, which she believes was largely responsible for the many challenges she faced in her younger years

  • The ironic story of Lorna's father's absence from her life while she was growing up, despite her prayers - only to discover that he would one day play a major role in her ability to create a new and better life

  • How Lorna had always viewed the issue of men and abandonment, and what it took for her to see a completely different reality

  • Lorna's secret to having stayed true to her belief that she would overcome all obstacles and be victorious

  • What kept Lorna moving "through boundaries and obstacles and boulders" and what was behind her drive to succeed

  • What it means to be resilient and why this is so important

  • A defining moment involving one of Lorna's sons that was ultimately one of the most empowering conversations she would ever have

  • Lorna's awakening to the realization that men have played an exceptionally positive role in her life

  • How Lorna beat the odds against getting a teaching job in a foreign country, and the lesson that came with it

  • Lorna discusses her upcoming (October 2019) event, a retreat that takes place on a cruise from Miami to the Bahamas. Listeners are invited to join

  • Learn about Lorna's revival of a former successful Blog Talk Radio show, which she is reinventing in the form of Facebook Live events

  • You'll learn frightening statistics of our negative emotions, thoughts and mindsets and how Lorna focuses on "possibility instead of problems" to help her clients see powerful results

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Lorna's Book: "No More Chains Vol. 2: It's Time for Change"

Edward Teller Quote:

"When you get to the end of all the light you know and it's time to step into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing that one of two things shall happen: either you will be given something solid to stand on, or you will be taught how to fly."

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Empowering Women with Financial Knowledge and Confidence During Divorce

A Little Information Goes A Long Way...

Rhonda Noordyk shares information to help women navigate the financial aspects and challenges of going through divorce. Whether they are at the contemplation stage or all the way through to the other side of this life-changing event, Rhonda offers tips and tools to empower women and assist them in building confidence and a solid financial future.

Rhonda Noordyk is the Founder & CEO of The Women's Financial Wellness Center. She is also a professional speaker. With her platform being women's money wellness, she offers a range of information such as assertive communication, boundaries, leadership and overcoming financial myths. After more than ten years in the financial industry, Rhonda provides a safe place for women - especially those in vulnerable positions - to find their paths, their voices and the financial confidence they need to lift themselves out of seemingly hopeless situations.

"Women have the potential and opportunity to come out of [divorce] better than ever." @RNoordyk

What You'll Learn from This Episode:

  • Rhonda's inspiring story of clarity and vision that led her to do this transformative work

  • How Rhonda's financial knowledge can help women at all stages of divorce, from contemplating the decision to the divorce being final

  • Why it's important to be prepared in case the process isn't as amicable as was expected

  • Some of the steps women can take to build confidence and feel empowered regarding financial information and decision-making

  • How your parents and grandparents can impact your financial life, and therefore your children's financial futures

  • Information about Rhonda's five-times-yearly intensive weekend retreats to offer tools that significantly build confidence, and why it is helpful to be among women who are at various stages of the divorce process

  • Why confidence can ebb and flow during the divorce process

  • Some of the types of divorce process and why it's important to have professional representation

  • How to choose the best attorney (and it's not at all what you might think)

  • Some of the biggest challenges women must overcome in making the decision to divorce

  • How a car dealership in Wisconsin is helping women find empowerment and confidence with car-buying decisions

  • Some of the free resources available on Rhonda's website such as weekly affirmations; "Three Pitfalls to Avoid During Divorce" ebook; 30-minute strategy session that leaves you with at least one immediately applicable tip

  • Where you can get information about Rhonda's events and courses

  • How to contact Rhonda or book your free 30-minute strategy session

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The Hidden Face of Bullying: Lotte Vesterli Exposes this Silent Destroyer of Lives


Lotte Vesterli shares powerful information on bullying and how subtle it can be. She discusses the impact that it can have on our lives, often in symptoms that we would not associate with having been bullied.

Learn some of the signs that can help determine whether bullying has impacted your life, or the life of someone you love, and some of the steps you can take to begin healing the trauma.

Lotte Vesterli is an international coach and trainer. Often, she works with people who suffer from traumatic experiences that are adversely affecting their lives. She has done a lot of work with people who have been bullied, and is the author of “Life After Bullying — Three Steps to Inner Peace.”

Lotte’s life purpose is to help people to unlock their full potential and live life with clarity, focus and balance.

"You can start to rebuild and recover your life…" @lottevesterli

What You’ll Learn from This Episode

  • The two defining moments that led Lotte to great change and healing. From a lot of anxiety, low self-esteem, no self-confidence and no voice to the life-changing experiences that started her on a path of healing and empowerment.

  • Lotte shares a powerful moment during Jack Canfield’s training program, in which her internal transformation had begun and was visible by others.

  • Why it is important to seek out group learning and how it helps us grow.

  • Some of the more subtle ways that bullying can manifest especially for children, and in supposedly “safe areas” that really aren’t.

  • Lotte shares a personal story that changed the course of her life and is now the foundation of her healing work.

  • How bullying comes in many forms and can shape your life for years.

  • How it is possible to reclaim your life and it doesn’t matter how recent or longstanding the bullying was.

  • How to determine whether or not her book applies to you, and some of the feelings that you might have that will help to identify if bullying has been an issue for you.

  • The three steps to reclaiming your life: Preparing the Ground, Creating Your Roadmap to Success, and Building Your Ideal Life.

  • What it means to take ownership of your feelings about the bullying and why this is essential.

  • How you can transform your life by shifting away from thinking you’re a victim, and how to step into a more powerful self-image.

  • What it means to create a roadmap for success and why this is so important to progressing on a path of healing.

  • What it means to find your uniqueness and why this is necessary in your healing and personal development journey.

  • How Lotte has been affected by doing this work.

  • What can happen when there is bullying in marriages.

  • Where you can get her book.

  • Her websites are and

  • Lotte shares her special offer, available on

Special offer:

  1. Life After Bullying Roadmap: a visual that gives a clear overview of the steps to reclaim your life.

  2. The Uniqueness exercise (PDF)

  3. A guided version of the Uniqueness exercise (mp3). The guided version allows for the answers to come from the heart instead of the head.

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