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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 14, 2022

Lisa Thompson is the second American woman to climb to the top of K2, the second highest mountain in the world and considered to be the deadliest. She has climbed the highest mountains on all seven continents. And if that isn’t impressive enough, she’s also a breast cancer survivor. In her book Finding Elevation,...


May 10, 2022

You’ve worked a lot and for a long time. You’ve worked at work (often more than 40 hours a week). Work didn’t stop when you pulled out of the parking lot. It continued at home. And to an extent, it’s paid off. You’ve raised great kids, you have received kudos and promotions at work but … something is...


Mar 22, 2022

Sharmon Swinney-Monagan and Tracy Matthews-Dennis are givers. Sharmon is an author, attorney, and professor. She is also the mother of two, now adult, children. Divorced when she was young, she raised them as a single mother. Knowing the struggles that single moms face, she started The Swinney Foundation to assist...


Dec 1, 2021

Jean Day has been the co-host on Fun Feisty Fabulous since the beginning. She has been an integral element of the show but times change and we must change as well. Jean has exciting things going on including writing a book! She will be back on ocassion but no more co-hosting. :(

We will be back with new episodes in...


Sep 21, 2021

Happy Birthday … to Me (Karyn)! This show is being uploaded on my 53rd birthday. So, let’s talk about it! Celebrating birthdays (or not) and getting older with fear or fabulosity. Jean and Karyn are ringing in a personal new year with their virtual happy hour crew. While we always have a good time, this is going to...