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The eXcessive and a Little eXtra podcast is for the Gen-X woman! We talk with Gen-X women who are living their dreams and other women who have information that will help listeners live lives that are fuller and more complete. Host Karyn Beach eXplores and entertains through conversations with eXceptional women. You want to talk about it? We will. Want to have fun while doing it? We'll do that too!

If it concerns you, if you've been wondering about it, if it inspires or motivates, if it informs, you'll find it on this podcast.

Jun 27, 2017

You know, you don’t have to be a celebrity to write your memoirs. You can chronicle your life, your ups and downs, and leave that book for others to get a glimpse of who you really are.

Jean and I sat down with Cathy Cardio, author of It All Matters: The Parent Project to talk about living your life and writing about...

Jun 20, 2017

Aman Kaur is a podcaster with a podcast about Indian Interracial Marriages. What impressed me the most about Aman (besides her humor) is that amid the differences in cultures, there are just as many similarities.

At the end of the day, love is love, but there are some things to consider:

Why a show about Indian...

Jun 15, 2017

For most of us, being a daughter is second nature. But what if it wasn’t? Jan Krulick-Belin lost her father unexpectedly at the age of six and never really got to know who he was as a father or as a man. It took finding 100 letters he had written to her mother during World War II for her to get a glimpse of who he...

Jun 13, 2017

Cindy Holbrook is a divorce coach but she’s a female empowerment coach for all women – divorced, married, single. While neither Jean nor I have been married, we were able to relate to divorce when Cindy described it as a loss, a grievous loss. So don’t dismiss this show because you’ve never gotten divorced,...

Jun 6, 2017

There is a reason your comfort zone is your comfort zone. Well, it’s comfortable. Yet, if we aren’t careful our comfort zone can become a trap – one that is difficult to get out of. Maura Sweeney ( knows a little bit about that.

At the age of 50, Maura stepped out of her comfort zone and...