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June 14, 2023

Growing Old Disgracefully: Redefining Menopause and Embracing Change

with podcast guest

Lou Featherstone


After spending years feeling trapped in societal expectations, Lou Featherstone made a bold decision during lockdown to separate from her husband of many years. This courageous leap led her on a path of rediscovery and ignited her passion for empowering women of all ages. With her infectious energy and unwavering determination, Lou is leaving a remarkable legacy by sharing her journey.

In this candid conversation, Lou confronts the taboo surrounding aging and challenges conventional norms. We talk about the stigma around growing older, the impact of ageism on women’s self-perception, the transformative power of embracing change, sex and intimacy among older individuals, and so much more!


  • How the internet has helped women connect and normalize our experiences
  • Lou’s move to the US and how she rediscovered herself in middle age
  • What it was like stepping into midlife alone after separating from her husband
  • Lou’s journey of confidence and self-love
  • The leap of faith that led to Lou’s bus tour across the US preaching masturbation, self-love, and confidence
  • Connecting with women living on the road and the eye-opening relationships she made with women running from fundamental religion, violent relationships, and more
  • Lou’s drive to reach as many women as possible and encourage them to take up more space
  • The transformative power of vulnerability
  • Lou’s shopping addiction her recovery journey
  • Societal expectations around aging and embracing the changes that come with menopause
  • Rediscovering your sexuality in middle age
  • The importance of normalizing sexuality and removing shame around it
  • Lou’s advice for women heading toward menopause


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Stasha Washburn

Bloody Brilliant Business

Stasha Washburn, The Period Coach, is the founder of Period Coaching School, international speaker, author of The Revolution Will Be Bloody and Bloody Brilliant Business,

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