Welcome to The Three Tomatoes Happy Hour Podcasts
Yes, we do love happy hour, and the clinking of glasses in cheers to all of you fabulous women who are fully living your lives at every age and every stage. And here’s the best news – every hour is happy hour. So whether you clink cheers with your coffee mug, or your afternoon cappuccino, remember as the song says, “It’s 5 o’clock somewhere.” Join us for some grownup fun, interesting, and stimulating conversations that will motivate, inspire, or just make you laugh. Cheers!
Season 2. Episode #13. Playful Mindfulness
This week’s podcast guest is Ted DesMaisions, creator of “Playful Mindfulness.” He teaches this class through Stanford’s continuing education classes, and he has authored a book of the same name. He merges meditation with the art of improvisation to help us live a more thoughtful and more rewarding life. Listen in as Kim Selby, our SF Editor chats with Ted and plays an improv game that gets them chuckling, something we all need in today’s world. Learn more at his website.
Season 2 Episode 12. Spirituality and Healing in Times of Crisis
Our guests are Rev. Laurie Sue Brockway and Rev. Victor Fuhrman, who also happen to be husband and wife. Their backgrounds are fascinating. Rev. Laurie Sue is known as the “romance” reverend and has married hundreds of couples. She is also a journalist and the former Editor-in-Chief of Playgirl Magazine. Rev. Victor was an armed forces broadcaster and is known as “Victor the Voice,” and has a radio show called, “Destination Unlimited.” He is a healer and spiritual counselor and post 9-11 he was a volunteer chaplain for the Red Cross.
Season 2. Episode 11.
Meet One of the “Glamorous Grandmas of Instagram”
Anyone out there think you are too old for social media like Instagram? Today’s fabulous podcast guest, Jan Correll, begs to differ. Kim Selby, our SF Editor spoke with Jan, whose intriguing brand is “Silver is the new Blonde.” Jan began her Instagram presence three years ago and now has over 65 thousand followers. Listen in as we find out how she was selected by the New York Times as one of the Glamorous Grandmas of Instagram! From technology sales to fashion and beauty influencer, Jan’s age positivity presence is booming, and she encourages us all to follow our dreams no matter what age. Follow her on Instagram.
Season 2. Episode 10. How to Keep from Freaking Out in Scary Times
We live in unprecedented times and with new phrases in our lexicon like “social distancing”, “self-quarantines” and shortages of things like toilet paper (!), no wonder we’re all stressed or actually freaking out. So here to help us all take a deep breath and calm down some is Dr. Robi Ludwig nationally known psychotherapist, award-winning reporter, and author.
Season 2. Episode 9. The Makeover Guy is in the House
If you’re a regular subscriber to The Three Tomatoes, Christopher Hopkins, aka “The Makeover Guy,” needs no introduction. His inspiring and transformative makeover videos have been viewed by tens of thousands of followers. Listen in to our SF editor Kim Selby’s interview with the dynamic and entertaining Christopher who truly cares about helping women feel great about themselves. Subscribe to his YouTube Channel and we promise you’ll be binge watching.
Season 2. Episode 8. The Biggest Travel Trend? Healing Getaways
Have you ever returned from a vacation feeling like you actually need another vacation? Are you feeling physically and emotionally stressed? Have you put your health and your wellbeing on a back burner? Maybe it’s time for a healing vacation. Our guest today is ANNE BIGING, CEO of Healing Hotels of the World which she founded in 2006 anticipating people’s desire to experience personal transformation towards a healthier, fulfilling lifestyle, way beyond the average wellness vacation.
Season 2. Episode 7. Be Proactive about health
Today’s podcast features a most important message for everyone! It’s about empowering yourself to take control of your health. Kim Selby talks with Joan Peckolick, Director and Founder of Self-Chec, an organization that helps save lives by raising awareness of the importance of early detection and preventative action that help keep us healthy. It’s the best gift your can give yourself and those you love. Learn more at Self Chec where you will find terrific tips and tools and things to ask your doctor.
Season 2. Episode 6. Grace and Frankie’s Designer Shares How to Get their Style
Pop your collars Tomatoes and put on your boho caftans and listen in to this very special podcast. Kim Selby interviews Allyson Fanger, the Emmy Award nominated costume designer for Grace and Frankie. Allyson talks about the style on our favorite show and the inspiration for the clothing for Grace and Frankie (Jane Fonda and Lilly Tomlin). We delve into how all of the characters’ personal development is reflected in their fashion choices (selected by Allyson of course!). Love Grace’s crisp and colorful shirts? Pour yourself a martini, listen in and get the scoop.
Season 2. Episode 5. Exercise is the Key to Vitality
If you feel like you’re losing your youthful edge, you’re in good company. At the age of 60, Jackie Kennedy sought exercise guru Joan Pagano’s help in a training program because she felt she was losing her youthful edge. Well for more than three decades, Joan has been on a mission to integrate physical fitness into her clients’ routines for them to achieve a healthy, active and productive life. We had a great conversation which will motivate you to get out from behind our computers, and off the couch, and regain your vitality! Learn more at joanpaganofitness.com.
Season 2. Episode 4. How to Look Good in the Clothes You Have
It all starts with organizing your closet! Join host Kim Selby, our San Francisco Editor, as she has a fun and informative conversation with Stylist and Three Tomatoes contributor, Paul Julch. Paul shares tips on many ways to provide self-care through your wardrobe and these two fashionistas laugh and talk about renting clothes, fast fashion vs. investment pieces and so much more. Learn more at Urbanite | Suburbanite
Season 2. Episode 3. Do Cheaters Always Win?
Pour yourself a glass of wine right now, because we’re talking about the “C” word today – Cheating. Does the very word make you a little uncomfortable? High profile cheating is all over the news these days – from Jeff Bezo’s infidelity, to the college admissions scandal, and now the latest baseball scandal – cheating is everywhere. Does everyone cheat? Is there more cheating going on now than in the past, or has our relationship to cheating changed over time? Well here to answer these provocative questions is historian and New York Times Bestselling author, J.M. Fenster, whose latest book is titled, “Cheaters Always Win, The Story of America.”
Season 2. Episode 2. Feeling Burned Out?
Feeling burnout after the Holidays or just in general? Join host Kim Selby, the SF Editor of The Three Tomatoes, as she has an in-depth conversation with author, energy healer and Holistic Registered nurse, Jennifer Marcenelle. You will learn how Jennifer healed herself from extreme burnout (a health crisis and near suicide) and turned her life around after working for many years as a critical care nurse and a top executive in a medical sales company. Jennifer also gives a quick tip on how to calm down and manage your own burn out. Her book “From Burning out to Burning Bright,” will show you ways to heal your own emotional or physical pains. Tomatoes, you will love this! Learn more here.
Season 2. Episode 1. Travel the World in 30 Minutes.
Fasten your seat belts Tomatoes, because you’re about to travel the world from Andorra to Zimbabwe in the next 30 minutes. Our guest is Lea Lane who gives new meaning to “world traveler.” Lea Lane is an award-winning travel writer and author of 9 travel books, including her latest travel memoir, “Places I Remember: Tales, Truths, Delights from 100 Countries,” (published by The Three Tomatoes Book Publishing.) You’ll be inspired to start packing your bags.