The Life Changes Podcast explores the many changes that happen in life. Hosted by Samantha Klose and inspired by her own life journey of being an Empty Nester, guests share their experiences that brought them to this point in life.
This week’s episode is incredibly educational and most certainly NSFW. Dr. Karen Stewart, a nationally renowned clinical psychologist chats with us about her work in sex and couples therapy. We talk sexual dysfunction, polyamorous relationships, what constitutes the new “normal” of sex, and so much more. Dr. Stewart has been recognized nationwide as a go-to source for information regarding sex and couples therapy, addiction, stress and anxiety, and current events. She has been consulted as an expert on various news and television programs, from Good Morning America and Good Day LA, to ABC Nightline, CBS LA and now The Life Changes Podcast. For more information on Dr. Karen Stewart visit her website https://www.drkarenstewart.com/
This week Sarah shares her experience as an actress and a host; The ups, the downs, and how the industry has changed in the last decade. Listen to this episode for fun stories and advice for those starting out in the industry in LA or acting for fun in everytown USA.
This episode examines the life change of going in prison, as well as the life change of getting out and re-assimilating. Our guest Lesho candidly shares his personal experience of being in prison, failures and successes of the penal system, and what he's learned along the way. This is a genuine and honest conversation about major issues affecting America today. For all that Lesho has been trough, his story certainly ends in success, today he is a professional (and incredibly talented) artist and actor. Sarah and Lesho met on the set of "Real Acting" which is now streaming on Amazon prime!
Do you accept this rose? (Why yes, yes we do!) This week we chat with Season 9 Bachelorette Alum, Drew Kenney. Drew shares how he got on the show, what it’s like to try and form a genuine connection with a woman while the country is watching, making it to the final round, and life after The Bachelorette. Nowadays you can find Drew enjoying life in Los Angeles with his long-time girlfriend Amy (an alum of The Bachelor!) and staying busy working as an actor and a model. In October of this year you’ll be able to catch Drew in a performance of ON AN AVERAGE DAY; A mystery play, a moving psychological drama and a black comedy, a thrill ride full of twists and turns. This is the Los Angeles Premier, starring Drew Kenney (Veronica Mars, Adam Ruins Everything, The Ellen Show, The Bachelorette) and James Liddell (Killer Kids, Two Ways to Go West, Mountain). Directed by Daniel Travis, Produced by Anne Kathryn Parma and Drew Kenney. Get your tickets here!!! http://onanaverageday.bpt.me/
You might be thinking, “Is this Déjà vu? Isn’t Samantha already an empty nester?” And although Samantha became an empty nester last year when her daughter began her freshman year at college – Little did she know her daughter would move home for the summer and then move out AGAIN when should found her own apartment; Thus making Samantha OFFICIALLY an empty nester. This week we relive the emotional roller coaster of Victoria’s first move out, compare and contrast it to her finding her own apartment, and check in on Samantha’s own mental health. How do you cope when a child moves out? How do parent and adult? And how do you prepare your child and yourself for this big life change? Listen in to hear Samantha and Sarah’s two-cents on the topic.
Ever met anyone who has co-founded a multi-million dollar hair tools and liquids company (Drybar,) recently launched an AMAZING massage company (Squeeze,) is a professional DJ, a sommelier, and a mother? Well this week, the Life Changes Podcast is joined by Sarah Landau, a consummate expert on excelling in multiple fields while still managing to find work-life balance. This is such a fun episode full of laughs and silly anecdotes. Sarah L has a zest for life that is absolutely infectious, this is an episode you won't want to miss!
This is the season three premiere and one of the best episodes yet! Sarah & Samantha interview Cindy Chupack: Two time Emmy winner, three time Golden Globe winner, and director of the Netflix film OTHERHOOD. The film marks her directorial debut and is an honest and hilarious glimpse into the lives of three suburban moms, who after their kids leave home, are forced to find purpose in their lives beyond marriage and motherhood. OTHERHOOD is a sometimes funny, sometimes heartbreaking look at 3 friends (ANGELA BASSETT, PATRICIA ARQUETTE, FELICITY HUFFMAN) who need to figure out who they are in the stage life beyond motherhood (‘otherhood’) which ultimately might be a beginning rather than an ending. Listen to this episode of The Life Changes Podcast and then be sure watch OTHERHOOD, streaming now on Netflix!
The summer solstice is here and this week the ladies catch up and discuss their plans as they prepare for their summer hiatus. Pour yourself a glass of wine while you listen to the second season finale. The Life Changes Podcast will be back in a few weeks, in the meantime we’d love to hear from you; So leave a review, let us know what topics you want to hear, and slide into our DM. Talk at ya soon!