Episode 120: SAD: An Involuntary Seasonal Tradition with Christina Montalvo

Not all traditions of fall and winter – like pumpkin-spice lattes and football parties – are pleasant. One tradition for many people is a serious illness: Seasonal Affective Disorder. In this episode, we are talking all about Seasonal Affective Disorder [SAD] If you are in midlife, this is important information to be aware of. The fact of the matter is … Read More

Episode 119: Crazy Calorie Conversations that are Brainwashing You

How many jokes have you heard about calories? You know the ones where they don’t count if you’re standing up or upside down or if it’s your birthday yada yada yada. Those are just some of the funny ones but there are also some pretty serious ones. These conversations can do a lot of damage.  The fact of the matter … Read More

Episode 118: You Have a Super Power

You have a superpower. This superpower will be best utilized when you least expect it to work for you. This superpower comes with benefits, but beware because a certain mindset can ruin it. Did these statements get you wondering? The answers are laid out for you here on the Air Hug Community podcast. This eye-opening episode is one that everyone … Read More

Episode 117: When You Don’t Feel Happy About the Holidays, It’s OK

The holiday season is right around the corner. Already we are being bombarded by the media with all sorts of scenarios of what the ‘perfect’ holiday should look like. The fact is there is no perfect holiday. We are under no obligation to conform to anyone’s idea of a perfect holiday let alone a little voice in our brain called … Read More

Episode 116: Your Brain on Menopause

Are men’s and women’s brains different? You’re going to want to listen to this episode to find out what’s actually not obvious. And you’re also going to want to know how midlife plays a big role in this whole brain thing. When we say things are not all in your head, they kind of are lol. Tune in and listen … Read More

Episode 114: The Little Episode with Big Impact

Why should you view your obligations as privileges? The short answer is that every day above good ground is a good day. [Thank you to Pitbull ] Look, once you get to midlife, literally waking up every day is a privilege. Instead of viewing the things that you must do as dreadful, why not consider them as privileges? Here you … Read More

Episode 115: Trapped in My Sports Bra with Author Marlene Kern Fischer

You are in for a treat today we have some real conversations about what really happens in midlife. My guest today is Marlene Kern Fisher and she wrote a couple of books but one was called “Trapped in My Sports Bra And Other Harrowing Tales”. And we are here to talk about her hilarious take on midlife. Get your tissues … Read More

Episode 113: The Shocking Truth

This may come as a shock to you, but I have found happiness comes from the absence of this attitude and behavior. Here is a little hint, this mantra will change the way you go about life. Balance not perfection The difference between valence in perfection can be thought of as the difference between abstinence in the calm ability to … Read More

Episode 112: Boundaries: What Most People Miss

Boundary is not a dirty word. in fact having boundaries is giving yourself a personal property line and it’s helping your sanity your stress level in your overall emotional and psychological health. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact me at judy@judyarazoza.com Remember to tune in on Tuesdays for a new episode of the Air Hug … Read More

Episode 111: Sister Solidarity Misinterpreted, with Candace Smith

We are here to dispel the myth that practicing acts of fitness and health improvement have to involve suffering.Workouts are not acts of torture, and neither is eating a balanced healthy diet. This discussion is in reference to Nicole Kidman leaning out and getting stronger for a photo shoot. In an article in The Guardian, the author is putting Kidman down and … Read More